view of LInville Gorge, mountains, rock outcropping

A Hike for Climbers 

June 17, 2021

A visit to Asheville may include a stay at our bed & breakfast, Pinecrest.  But make sure to carve out time to see the spectacular wonder of the Appalachian Mountains.  As much as we enjoy driving the Blue Ridge Parkway, some of the best views are off the beaten path. Where to Hike Several recommended …

green grassy meadow with view of distance mountains and blue skies

Loop Trail with Breathtaking Views 

May 14, 2021

No trip to Asheville is complete without exploring the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  With more than 25 hikes and waterfalls within one hour’s drive, Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast is an ideal location. While in Western North Carolina, see 360-degree views from Bearwallow Mountain! Tips & Directions A favorite hike is the 2.1-mile loop …

Pinecrest B&B goes Ziplining in Asheville! 

June 25, 2017

Looking for some outdoor adventure fun when visiting Asheville?  We can recommend French Broad Adventures after our recent afternoon on their zip line course.  They are located a short drive north of Asheville in peaceful Madison County. The ten-line zipline canopy tour takes you through a forest of native trees and plants, and offers picturesque mountain views. Tours …

Why You Should Drive to Mount Mitchell 

January 30, 2019

Asheville and the surrounding area abounds with outdoor activities in our Blue Ridge Mountains.  Nothing can quite compare with the views from Mount Mitchell, the tallest peak east of the Mississippi at 6,684 feet! Wake up to our delightful 2-course breakfast then hit the road.  Here is all you need to know about a day trip to …

3 Reasons to Love Catawba Falls 

March 17, 2019

Outdoor enthusiasts who visit Pinecrest B&B in Asheville NC have a multitude of options for hiking.  Here are 3 reasons we love Catawba Falls: Catawba Falls is located about 28 miles from our b&b which gives hikers a chance to embrace nature without consuming the entire day.  Be back in Asheville in less than 3 hours with …

Navitat: Rain or Shine! 

May 12, 2019

Asheville is in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts.  Guests of Pinecrest B&B can take advantage of hikes like Catawba Falls or drives up the Blue Ridge Parkway to Mount Mitchell. Perhaps it’s time to leave the ground behind and fly with a zip line tour at Navitat Asheville. Located in Barnardsville, Navitat is …

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