Asheville is 26 miles and 30 minutes from Hendersonville.
Asheville is a unique city, surrounded by beautiful mountains, and has many attractions. The Biltmore Estates, the largest home in the United States with 250 rooms and 178,900 square feet in living space, is very popular with visitors. Once 125,000 acres, there is 75 acres remaining that include a formal gardens, a conservatory, a winery, and a 213 room hotel. Hiking trails, biking trails, a lake, horseback riding, and several restaurants provide other attractions.
Another popular attraction in Asheville is the Grove Park Inn and Spa.
Asheville provides multiple accesses to the Blue Ridge Parkway. One convenient access that is 5.5 miles from in town Asheville is Tunnel Road (Hwy. 70) East about 0.5 miles pass the VA Hospital on the left.