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The Arbor House of Black Mountain is perfectly located.  Walkable to downtown Black Mountain with Pisgah , Blue Ridge Parkway, Lake Tomahawk views.  This rivals Biltmore and Grove Park Inn views.    We want to share the resources we use to get up to date information on our lovely town and surrounding areas.  We hope you will honor us with your stay at Arbor House of Black Mountain and provide this unique on stop shop for the best sites to help you find out “What is Going On”. Explore Black Mountain with lots of restaurants, shops, music, and Camps   Explore Black Mountain                      Black Mountain – Events, Businesses, Relocation Black Mountain News                      Black Mountain News with Dining and Tour Quick Links Creative Mountain Food Tours       Awesome Foodie, Pub Grub, and Private Tours in Black Mtn Pisgah Brewing                                  Brewery with Concerts and local Music – 4 miles away Black Mountain Cider Works         Uniquely locally pressed ciders and mead beside Pisgah Brewery White Horse Black […]

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Olympics at the Tyron Equestrian Center

See beautiful horses and have an unique experience. There is nothing like this in the Eastern United States. It is only one hour away from Arbor House of Black Mountain. You can spend your second day in Asheville or at the Biltmore or just enjoy the lake and mountain views from our Bed and Breakfast. The FEI World Equestrian Game 2018 will be held at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in North Carolina (USA) from 10 to 23 September 2018. Testing for the equestrian game happens in April. This is the Olympics of Horsemanship. It’s a spectacular venue and with eight disciplines. The Tryon International Equestrian Center, created by Mark Bellissimo in Mill Spring, North Carolina showcasing some of the top riders in the Hunter/Jumper, Dressage, and Event disciplines. It is situated on a 1,600 acre site at the foothills of the Blue Mountains. The venue has 1,200 permanent stables, 12 arenas including a floodlit international arena with a potential spectator seating capacity of up to 12,000 and VIP seating for up to 1,500, a covered arena with 5,000 seats, and has a world-class cross country course that will be used for both Eventing and Driving. The venue is surrounded […]

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Leaf Festival

The LEAF Festival is an inter-generational celebration of world culture that uses music, arts, and creativity to champion artistic expression, instill cultural competency, and build a diverse & welcoming community.  It is set amoung the Blue Ridge mountains, just below Mt. Mitchell and near Black Mountain, the LEAF Festival Black Mountain NC scenic lake setting is just four miles from Black Mountain.   Experience spontaneous and great music from many corners of the globe. A dizzying array of traditions unite to present a diverse range of cultures: African, Latin, Appalachian, Cajun, Celtic, Blues, Bluegrass and more. Discover new music and enjoy LEAF traditions during three days with four stages, jam tent, healing arts, poetry and African drum circle. Many of the 12,000 attendees camp for the weekend, creating a community of longtime friends. Day tickets run about $56/person. Weekend tickets including tent camping run about $184/person. Tickets are limited. Save by buying well in advance. Arbor House of Black Mountain is only 3 minutes away from the Owen Middle School Parking.  Have fun at the event and a wonderful comfortable place to stay to relax and sleep. Spring LEAF Festival – May 9-12, 2019 LEAF Downtown – August 2-3, 2019 Fall LEAF Festival – October 17-20, 2019 […]

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Round Trip for Winery Tour from Arbor House

Sample wines at one of these wineries in the North Carolina mountains and foothills, near Asheville! Create your own winery tour for a fun afternoon. Talk to the winemakers and stroll through the vineyards. Many have special events including live music. Most are closed in January for a winter break and adjust hours throughout the year, so check before you visit. Catawba Valley Wineries Silver Fork Winery ***  The tasting room and grounds provide a breathtaking view overlooking the vineyards and the majestic South Mountains.  The rustic airy elegance of the tasting room melts into the open patio providing ample room indoors or out, for guests to enjoy a bottle with friends or a moment of relaxation.  5000 Patton Road Morganton, NC 28655   Tue-Fri 1-7 pm Sun 12-5 pm South Creek Vineyards & Winery   Taste their award winning Bordeaux Style Wines at a charming century plus aged Italian Renaissance Farmhouse.  As you enter the grounds, take in the panoramic view complemented by grazing horses.  Be dazzled by our barn quilt, SOL of South Creek Vineyards.  Meander through the vineyards.  Get to meet the owners and winemakers.   Unwind and enjoy the serenity while you swirl, sip and savor wine at our large outdoor living area.   2240 South […]

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Biltmore Estate

Biltmore Estate is a large private estate and tourist attraction in Asheville, North Carolina. Biltmore House, the main house on the estate, is a Châteauesque-styled mansion built by George Washington Vanderbilt between 1889 and 1895 and is the largest privately owned house in the United States, at 178,926 square feet (16,622.8 m2)[2] of floor space (135,280 square feet (12,568 m2) of living area). Still owned by one of Vanderbilt’s descendants, it stands today as one of the most prominent remaining examples of the Gilded Age. In 2007, it was ranked eighth in America’s Favorite Architecture by the American Institute of Architects.

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Hickory Nut Gap Farm

Jamie and Amy Ager 828-628-1027 57 Sugar Hollow Road, Fairview, NC 28730 https://hickorynutgapfarm.com/our_farm/farm_store/ Open Mon.-Sat. 9-6, Sun, 12-6 Please check website for any hour changes. Beef, Pork, Poultry U-Pick Schedule: Please call the farm store for exact picking availability. June: Black raspberries, Blueberries July: Blueberries, Blackberries, August: Blackberries, Red Raspberries September: Red Raspberries, Apples October: Apples

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Looking Glass Creamery

Jennifer and Andy Perkins 828-458-0088 57 Noble Road, Fairview NC www.ashevillecheese.com Open Thu. 3pm-7pm, Sat. 11am-5pm U-Pick Blueberries in late June/July/August Beef: Naturally raised Black Angus beef. Seassonally. Honey Bees: Needed for pollination on the farm. “Products from the Hive” are sold seasonally. Honey, wax, candles, skin care products.

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The Hop-N-Blueberry Farm

Van Burnette 24 Middle Mountain Road Black Mountain, NC 28711 828-664-1166 http://www.hopnblueberryfarm.com U Pick Blueberries starting sometime in June Open Sat. Tour times are 12 and 2pm. May to October.

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