Discover Historic Hendersonville NC, the “City of Four Seasons” with its gentle climate. Experience the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area, rich in culture and history, and enjoy the beautiful western North Carolina scenery.
Located just one block off Historic Main Street at the corner of Church Street and Third Avenue West in Hendersonville, the Inn on Church is convenient to art galleries, antique shops, American and Carolina mountain folk arts and craft shops, casual and fine dining restaurants, and entertainment venues.
Historic attractions, like the Flat Rock Playhouse, Historic Flat Rock, Connemara National HIstoric Site and home of writer and poet Carl Sandburg, and the famed Biltmore Estate in Asheville are within 30 minutes of the Inn. While you are at the Inn on Church, plan on attending local and regional events, including the Johnson Farm Festival (Spring), Garden Jubilee (May), Music on Main Street (Jun.-Aug.),Hendersonville Street Dances (Jul.-Aug.), NC Apple Festival (Labor Day Weekend), NC Apple Harvest Tour and Fall Color Season (Sep.-Oct.) Farm City Day (Oct.), Storytelling Festival (Sep.), the Foothills Highland Games (Nov.), Home for the Holidays, or other area special events.
Outdoor recreational activities, including spectacular golf, biking, hiking trails, horseback riding, mountain climbing, kayaking, fly-fishing, canoeing, white water rafting, river tubing, and other outdoor activities abound in the area. DuPont State Forest, Pisgah National Forest, the Cradle of Forestry, NC Arboretum, Holmes Educational State Forest, Chimney Rock Park, the Cradle of Forestry, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park offer the opportunity to hike or bike mountain trails, get a view of the many area waterfalls, and experience the splendor of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Beautiful mountain scenes and views await you from Jump Off Rock, Chimney Rock Park, and the Blue Ridge Parkway.
There are many educational and interesting activities to participate in and enjoy, including family fun and children’s activities Plan to experience the culture and heritage that is unique to the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area including visiting the Apple Valley Model Railroad in Hendersonville Historic Train Depot, an apple orchard, the Curb Market, the Historic Johnson Farm, Mineral and Lapidary Museum, WNC Air Museum, Mountain Farm and Home Museum, Bullington Center, Arts Center of Henderson County or area special events and festivals.