**this is still a working itinerary, but here's what. we favor right now:
Since you’re likely getting into town a little later, check out Downtown Marion. There’s Mica Town Brewery, Keeper’s Cut Meadery, and Taylor’s Brewery all within walking distance.
Or, ask us about an on-site Charcuterie Making Class or Sampling Tea Party.
Elevate Breakfast Company - Brand New to Marion! Black Mountain Bistro - a great selection of sandwiches, salads and entrees to be enjoyed on their lovely patio.
Afternoon Brew at Black Mountain Brewing Company.
Headed for Wine?
Check out Silver Fork Winery in Nebo - a classic winery overlooking a picturesque foothills hardscape.
If you want to make a full day of it, contact AVL Wine Gals, they will pick you up and shuttle you around in their luxury vans. You'll visit three Tryon, NC Wineries where the wine rivals the views for best part of the day! Wineries we love: Mountain Brook Vineyards, Parker Binns, Overmountain Vineyards.
More on the Snacks and Beers?
Fonta Flora Brewery - Fonta Flora Brewery integrates the soul of agriculture with the artisanship of zymurgy to create a menagerie of rustic and savory libations. With 14+ draught beer lines including two nitro offerings, house-made kombucha, draught wine, an extensive beer and wine bottle menu and a select offering of local snacks, this location encapsulates our vision of a great pub experience.
Bear Creek Marina - Enjoy a Casual dinner overlooking Lake James.
Late Night - Of all places, swing through the Ingles Grocery Store in Marion, their beverage selection is top-notch, and bring a few cold ones back and enjoy exchanging stories in the pavilion with fellow travelers!
Headed toward Morganton? Brunch at Root & Vine
Headed back West? Blue Ridge Biscuit Company, Black Mountain - The biscuits are Gianormous and their options unparalleled.
If you're looking for a family friendly camping or glamping vacation, look no further than Gold River camp + cabins. Located in Marion, NC, at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains and just 45-minutes from Asheville, we are not short of activities. If you need additional suggestions, don't hesitate to reach out, I have activities to recommend in Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, Hendersonville, Burnsville, Asheville, Morganton and Hickory - all within an hours drive!