Less than 10 minutes to downtown and easy access to one of the country’s most coveted parkways (The Blue Ridge Parkway), East Asheville is a lovely mix of rural living with the accessibility to the bigger city. East Asheville is home to The WNC Nature Center and Azalea Park.

Things We Love in East Asheville

Favorite Restaurants

  • Copper Crown
  • Creekside Taphouse
  • Filo Pastries & Post 70 Indulgence Bar

Favorite Breweries

  • Highland Brewing
  • Cursus Keme
  • New Origin Brewing

Can’t Miss Landmarks

  • WNC Nature Center
  • Southern Highland Craft Guild, Folk Art Center
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center

Local Picks

  • Animal Haven of Asheville
  • East Asheville Tailgate Market
  • Blue Ridge Taekwondo of East Asheville