Things to Do in Saluda, North Carolina

Saluda, North Carolina is one of the most ideal vacation destinations with its endless attractions and overwhelming amount of fun to be had. Saluda is one the most peaceful places to visit and is the perfect choice for those looking for a break from their fast paced lives. Located in the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Saluda provides visitors with beautiful scenery year round. To get you started on planning a trip to Saluda, here are some of the best attractions the city has to offer. 

Those looking for outdoor fun will not be disappointed with the various active and outdoor activities offered. Green River Adventures offers water adventures for every skill level from whitewater trips to waterfall rappelling and kayaking. For hikers that want to experience the beautiful nature scenes of Saluda, there are the Pearson’s Falls, located just three miles south of Saluda. The waterfall stands 90 feet tall and is complemented by 200 native species of wildlife nearby. Flyfishing is also a major Saluda pastime, for beginners and advanced fishers alike. There are various mountain biking trails also available for all skill levels. Lastly, there are a multitude of golf courses for those looking for play a few rounds while relaxing. Stay at one of the beautiful cabins in Saluda, NC to make your trip one to remember.

Saluda is also home to a number of gardens, parks, and museums that are must sees while visiting. The Green River Game Lands trails offer 16 miles of trails, offering visitors the opportunity to get an up close and personal view at Saluda’s wildlife and beauty. The North Carolina Arboretum is a great place to learn more about the state’s landscape, architecture, and plant sciences. Also, the Botanical Gardens at Asheville is home to a collection of plants native to the Southern Appalachian Mountains for those looking to learn more. As for national forests and parks, visitors can experience Saluda’s natural beauty at Dupont Forest and Chimney Rock Park.

For those looking to experience the artistic side of Saluda, there are tons of theaters and art galleries to choose from. The Tryon Fine Arts Center is a nonprofit organization that supports the city’s visual and performing arts, putting on amazing shows for guests. The Brevard Music Center holds concerts featuring young musicians. The Flat Rock Play House is a the state theater of North Carolina and is a only a short drive from Saluda, featuring various performances. Last but not least is the Blue Ridge Performing Arts Center that features all types of musical entertainment, comedy, life theater, and various writers, speakers, and community events.

No matter what kind of vacation you are looking for, Saluda, North Carolina has a little something for every type of traveler. Experience all of this and more while visiting Saulda on your next vacation.

About the Author: Ginny is a guest contributor from The Orchard Inn, a charming and elegant Asheville, NC bed and breakfast.

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