Best gardens in North Carolina Mountains

Check out the top gardens in North Carolina Mountains, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Biltmore
1. Biltmore
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420 local reviews
1 Lodge St, Asheville
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 800-411-3812
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Judy
America's Largest Home ~ a mansion, really. More than 178,000 square feet of incredibly craftsmanship,…
Tom And Monica
America’s Largest Private Home. Discover an American fairy tale, complete with a castle. Asheville’s crown…
Shelley
Yes, this is a very touristed spot but it's well worth the price of admission if you like history and culture…
1. Biltmore
1. Biltmore
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420 local reviews
1 Lodge St, Asheville
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 800-411-3812
Judy
Judy
America's Largest Home ~ a mansion, really. More than 178,000 square feet of incredibly craftsmanship, Biltmore imported his tradesmen from…
Tom And Monica
Tom And Monica
America’s Largest Private Home. Discover an American fairy tale, complete with a castle. Asheville’s crown jewel, Biltmore, was created by…
Shelley
Shelley
Yes, this is a very touristed spot but it's well worth the price of admission if you like history and culture. The estate offers specialty…
2. The North Carolina Arboretum
2. The North Carolina Arboretum
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160 local reviews
100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 828-665-2492
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Judy And Steve
The North Carolina Arboretum is an arboretum and botanical garden located within the Bent Creek Experimental…
Sami
Don't miss The North Carolina Arboretum's elaborate Winter Lights show, transforming the gardens into a…
JC And John
A beautiful and quick way to get outside. The Arboretum has features a greenhouse and bonsai garden, but its…
2. The North Carolina Arboretum
2. The North Carolina Arboretum
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160 local reviews
100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 828-665-2492
Judy And Steve
Judy And Steve
The North Carolina Arboretum is an arboretum and botanical garden located within the Bent Creek Experimental Forest of the Pisgah National…
Sami
Sami
Don't miss The North Carolina Arboretum's elaborate Winter Lights show, transforming the gardens into a nighttime wonderland with 500,000…
JC And John
JC And John
A beautiful and quick way to get outside. The Arboretum has features a greenhouse and bonsai garden, but its trails are high quality, too. A…
3. Sunny Point Café
3. Sunny Point Café
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229 local reviews
626 Haywood Rd, Asheville
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 828-252-0055
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Nadia & Marc
Sunny point has a beautiful garden behind their restaurant where they grow vegetables and herbs for their…
Kern And Anne
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They have a huge garden out back that supplies much of their produce. It is…
Ona
This place is the bomb for breakfast. But come early, like around 8am or you will be waiting. They have live…
3. Sunny Point Café
3. Sunny Point Café
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229 local reviews
626 Haywood Rd, Asheville
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 828-252-0055
Nadia & Marc
Nadia & Marc
Sunny point has a beautiful garden behind their restaurant where they grow vegetables and herbs for their unique and delicious meals! We…
Kern And Anne
Kern And Anne
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They have a huge garden out back that supplies much of their produce. It is worth it to walk through the…
Ona
Ona
This place is the bomb for breakfast. But come early, like around 8am or you will be waiting. They have live music and coffee in their…
4. Biltmore House
4. Biltmore House
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107 local reviews
Biltmore Ave, Asheville
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Sue & Johnny
An American Castle. A private estate built by Mr. Vanderbilt. Open year-round with house tours - Christmas…
Janet
Biltmore Estate (mansion, winery and gardens) is the largest private home in the US. The Vanderbilt family…
Mark
Yes, it IS a tourist attraction, and yes, it is pricey, and yes, it takes a day or two to visit. BUT - after…
4. Biltmore House
4. Biltmore House
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107 local reviews
Biltmore Ave, Asheville
Sue & Johnny
Sue & Johnny
An American Castle. A private estate built by Mr. Vanderbilt. Open year-round with house tours - Christmas Candlelight Tour is a must. …
Janet
Janet
Biltmore Estate (mansion, winery and gardens) is the largest private home in the US. The Vanderbilt family spent their summers here and…
Mark
Mark
Yes, it IS a tourist attraction, and yes, it is pricey, and yes, it takes a day or two to visit. BUT - after 40 years living in Asheville, I…
5. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
5. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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178 local reviews
100 Sierra Nevada Way, Fletcher
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-681-5300
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Gail C.
If you want to tour the brewery, be sure to go during the week. They don't bottle anything on weekends and…
Amber
Visit the Taproom to sample one of our 23 beers on tap, many produced just a few feet from the restaurant…
Jonathan And Diane
Just 35 minutes from the Blue Haus, before you get into Asheville, this is a brewery but so much more! Go to…
5. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
5. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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178 local reviews
100 Sierra Nevada Way, Fletcher
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-681-5300
Gail C.
Gail C.
If you want to tour the brewery, be sure to go during the week. They don't bottle anything on weekends and the machines are shut down. …
Amber
Amber
Visit the Taproom to sample one of our 23 beers on tap, many produced just a few feet from the restaurant. Beers are accompanied by artful,…
Jonathan And Diane
Jonathan And Diane
Just 35 minutes from the Blue Haus, before you get into Asheville, this is a brewery but so much more! Go to the restaurant for a beer…
6. Botanical Gardens At Asheville
6. Botanical Gardens At Asheville
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54 local reviews
151 W .T. Weaver Blvd, Asheville
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 828-252-5190
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Betsy And Jake
You can easily walk to the Botanical Gardens from The Montford Jewel- from Flint Street you can walk down to…
Bri
Botanical Gardens adjacent to the University. It's a lovely stroll and the species are well-marked. There is a…
Meda
Trail difficulty: Easy. Distance from Asheville: 5-10 minutes. Just north of downtown, the 10-acre Asheville…
6. Botanical Gardens At Asheville
6. Botanical Gardens At Asheville
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54 local reviews
151 W .T. Weaver Blvd, Asheville
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 828-252-5190
Betsy And Jake
Betsy And Jake
You can easily walk to the Botanical Gardens from The Montford Jewel- from Flint Street you can walk down to Magnolia Avenue to enter the…
Bri
Bri
Botanical Gardens adjacent to the University. It's a lovely stroll and the species are well-marked. There is a great website that highlights…
Meda
Meda
Trail difficulty: Easy. Distance from Asheville: 5-10 minutes. Just north of downtown, the 10-acre Asheville Botanical Gardens at the…
7. Craggy Gardens Visitor Center
7. Craggy Gardens Visitor Center
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67 local reviews
364 Blue Ridge Pkwy, Black Mountain
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 828-298-0398
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Jeremy
A short drive (20 miles) from downtown Asheville takes you up, up, up on the Blue Ridge Parkway to Craggy…
Peter
A short drive (20 miles) from downtown Asheville takes you up, up, up on the Blue Ridge Parkway to Craggy…
Shawndra
Amazing place to go catch a sunset! When the rhododendrons are in bloom, usually by mid- to late-July, the…
7. Craggy Gardens Visitor Center
7. Craggy Gardens Visitor Center
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67 local reviews
364 Blue Ridge Pkwy, Black Mountain
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 828-298-0398
Jeremy
Jeremy
A short drive (20 miles) from downtown Asheville takes you up, up, up on the Blue Ridge Parkway to Craggy Gardens. As you approach the area,…
Peter
Peter
A short drive (20 miles) from downtown Asheville takes you up, up, up on the Blue Ridge Parkway to Craggy Gardens. As you approach the area,…
Shawndra
Shawndra
Amazing place to go catch a sunset! When the rhododendrons are in bloom, usually by mid- to late-July, the trails are absolutely gorgeous. …
8. Biltmore House
8. Biltmore House
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35 local reviews
Biltmore House
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Jenifer
Largest private residence in America. Tour the house and then drive thought the estate and stop to picnic. It…
Haley
The beautiful Biltmore house (The Vanderbilt Estate) is one of Asheville's main sightseeing attractions, with…
Larry
Visit the palatial home of Cornelius Vanderbilt. Gardens and the home are breathtaking. This is the largest…
8. Biltmore House
8. Biltmore House
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35 local reviews
Biltmore House
Jenifer
Jenifer
Largest private residence in America. Tour the house and then drive thought the estate and stop to picnic. It is a full day. The house has…
Haley
Haley
The beautiful Biltmore house (The Vanderbilt Estate) is one of Asheville's main sightseeing attractions, with stunning gardens, great…
Larry
Larry
Visit the palatial home of Cornelius Vanderbilt. Gardens and the home are breathtaking. This is the largest occupied single family home in…
9. Biltmore Estate
9. Biltmore Estate
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17 local reviews
Biltmore Ave, Asheville
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
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Kristi
The largest, privately held home in America; contains original tapestries, furnishings, art work,and remnants…
Stephen
America's largest private home...perhaps you've heard of it? You may not have heard of the 22 miles of trails…
Marin
The Biltmore is a tremendous adventure. If you have small children that can't yet handle the history and tour…
9. Biltmore Estate
9. Biltmore Estate
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17 local reviews
Biltmore Ave, Asheville
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
Kristi
Kristi
The largest, privately held home in America; contains original tapestries, furnishings, art work,and remnants of America's first royal…
Stephen
Stephen
America's largest private home...perhaps you've heard of it? You may not have heard of the 22 miles of trails for running, hiking, and…
Marin
Marin
The Biltmore is a tremendous adventure. If you have small children that can't yet handle the history and tour of the house, you can enjoy…
10. Ben's Tune Up
10. Ben's Tune Up
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28 local reviews
195 Hilliard Avenue, Asheville
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 828-424-7580
BarRestaurantFood
Karen
We are a fun & truly unique local spot on the South Slope of Asheville. Don't let the exterior fool you -…
Andrew
Casual fun atmosphere. An old tune-up shop with the roof removed and turned into an open-aired Japanese-style…
David
Open, bier garden type bar. Not a big fan of the food, but a cool place to get a drink.
10. Ben's Tune Up
10. Ben's Tune Up
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28 local reviews
195 Hilliard Avenue, Asheville
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 828-424-7580
Karen
Karen
We are a fun & truly unique local spot on the South Slope of Asheville. Don't let the exterior fool you - come discover all Ben's has to…
Andrew
Andrew
Casual fun atmosphere. An old tune-up shop with the roof removed and turned into an open-aired Japanese-style garden. Asian-American fusion…
David
David
Open, bier garden type bar. Not a big fan of the food, but a cool place to get a drink.
11. Lake Lure Flowering Bridge
11. Lake Lure Flowering Bridge
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11 local reviews
Town Center Walkway, Lake Lure
+1 828-625-1119
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Susan
The Flowering Bridge is a scenic pedestrian walkway featuring 155 feet of beautiful gardens with a variety of…
Greg
The old Route 64 bridge has been turned into a beautiful flower garden walk. Free or by donation.
Cassia
This little bridge is a wonderful garden and so fun to walk on.
11. Lake Lure Flowering Bridge
11. Lake Lure Flowering Bridge
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11 local reviews
Town Center Walkway, Lake Lure
+1 828-625-1119
Susan
Susan
The Flowering Bridge is a scenic pedestrian walkway featuring 155 feet of beautiful gardens with a variety of blooms and bushes that pay…
Greg
Greg
The old Route 64 bridge has been turned into a beautiful flower garden walk. Free or by donation.
Cassia
Cassia
This little bridge is a wonderful garden and so fun to walk on.
12. Roots and Fruits Market
12. Roots and Fruits Market
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19 local reviews
151 S Ridgeway Ave, Black Mountain
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 828-664-0060
StoreLodgingHealth
Candace
Awesome health food store with their own organic garden, happy chickens, a geodesic dome with hammocks strung…
Julia
Great spot to shop for local organic produce including Farm & Sparrow bread which is second to none. Beer…
Mary
A great little natural foods store with local produce and a sweet food truck/cafe surrounded by the garden…
12. Roots and Fruits Market
12. Roots and Fruits Market
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19 local reviews
151 S Ridgeway Ave, Black Mountain
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 828-664-0060
Candace
Candace
Awesome health food store with their own organic garden, happy chickens, a geodesic dome with hammocks strung up for your relaxing pleasure,…
Julia
Julia
Great spot to shop for local organic produce including Farm & Sparrow bread which is second to none. Beer garden and organic produce grown…
Mary
Mary
A great little natural foods store with local produce and a sweet food truck/cafe surrounded by the garden. Try the Sunday brunch!