Asheville, North Carolina offers easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, historic landmarks, craft breweries, eateries, and a bustling downtown scene. Regardless of the season, Asheville has something for everybody. The Horse Shoe Farm is located a short distance from downtown Asheville so that guests can commute as they please.
Downtown Asheville Shopping
Tourists enjoy coming to Downtown Asheville for streets lined with boutiques and independent shops. Asheville locals listed their top five places to shop which include: Tops for Shoes, Woolworth Walk, Mast General Store, Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, and Screen Door. Tops for Shoes has been a downtown Asheville staple for over 50 years. People love Tops for Shoes for their wide range of shoe sizes and footwear fashion. Woolworth Walk sells artwork produced by other 160 local artists. Shop the beautiful glass, ceramics, photography, and vintage clothing. Screen Door, the top-ranked store to shop, sells vintage and antique home/garden goods. Regardless of what you’re shopping for you’re bound to pick out a special keepsake or gift.
Downtown Asheville Music Venues
Downtown Asheville is not your typical music city. The streets are filled with musicians who play throughout the day. On Friday evenings, the Asheville Drum Circle welcomes visitors to drum, dance and watch the cross-cultural experience. The Drum Circle can be found in the rounded outdoor amphitheater of Pritchard Park from 5 to 8 pm. Anyone is welcome to join in on the performance by playing your own drum. If you’re looking for a more traditional concert, head to Patton Avenue. Patton Avenue is home to many popular mid-sized music halls such as Asheville Music Hall and Music City Asheville.
Downtown Asheville Restaurants
There are over 100 great restaurants, coffee shops, and cafes to try in Asheville. Many of which focus on clean eating and locally sourced foods. Tupelo Honey Cafe is famous for its extensive menu of classic southern dishes, such as fried
green tomatoes, smokehouse bbq burger, charleston chicken sandwich and more. Another great dining option is Pack’s Tavern. This American restaurant is located in a vintage building with over 35 rotating taps, live music, and a long list of delicious dishes. If in doubt, ask our front desk for recommendations. The Horse Shoe Farm fills up quickly, especially when the fall colors arrive, so book your lodging today! Visit our website or call us at 877-393-3034 to secure your cottage.