Historic Hendersonville welcomes you to the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. Hendersonville is located 22 miles south of Asheville, NC on a plateau with an altitude of 2200 feet above sea level. Historic Downtown Hendersonville was entered into the National Register of Historic Places in March of 1988. It has become a vital part of the community’s economic and cultural growth. The serpentine street features planter boxes brimming with, benches, seasonal flowers and trees. Downtown boasts a wide array of shopping, antique stores, galleries, museums, an aquarium and a variety of restaurants. Downtown offers free Wi-Fi for everyone to enjoy. Click to take a virtual tour of Downtown.
The historic district offers the visitor traditional southern hometown charm. Downtown hosts many activities including the NC Apple Festival held during Labor Day weekend, as well as, art shows, an antique show, car shows, and parades throughout the year. Bring the whole family, dust off the golf clubs, hiking shoes, mountain bikes and fishing poles. The mild year-round climate makes outdoor activities enjoyable. Explore the area attractions, festivals, historic sites, shops, wineries and restaurants.