One of the many things that sets apart The Windsor Asheville is our prime location, mere steps away from some of the city’s most distinguished dining options.
Top 10 things to do in Ashevillemore [+]
Biltmore Estate George Vanderbilt´s historic country estate, and America´s largest home--plus gardens, winery, Antler Hill Village, historic farm, shops, restaurants, and outdoor adventures. This National Historic Landmark is an amazing destination offering a wide range of activities for all ages.
Asheville Pinball Museum One small fee per person and you can play over 30 pinball machines ranging from 1960 to 2003 for as long as you like as well as over a dozen classic video games.
Craggy Gardens One of Asheville’s claim to fame, Craggy Gardens has vivid colors of wildflowers, exposed rock bald and spectacular views of distant peaks at Craggy Gardens, recognized by the state of North Carolina as a National Heritage Area. It is home to a multitude of rare plants and wildlife and easily accessible from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Closed in winter months.
Triple Falls Triple Falls in DuPont State Forest offers a unique opportunity to stand (or even have a picnic) in the middle of waterfall! A level rock surface allows plenty of room to safely enjoy the views and cascading water. These amazing falls have been made famous by such movies as “The Last of the Mohicans”, “The Hunger Games”, and “Max”.
Sandy Bottom Trail Rides Located on a secluded ranch minutes north of Asheville, North Carolina that has been in the family for three generations. Picturesque trails pass through the high country, scenic mountain meadows and wooded areas of Madison County.
Favorite breakfast spot: Over Easy, a few doors down from The Windsor. Very popular with visitors and locals so get there early!
Brewery and lunch spot: Wicked Weed, 4 blocks from The Windsor. One of Asheville´s most popular and fun breweries. Indoor and outdoor seating with many varieties of brews to try.
Favorite dinner spot: Curate, 2 blocks from The Windsor. Asheville´s most well-known Chef, Katie Button, serves authentic tapas dishes at this popular downtown restaurant.
Navitat Ziplining An unprecedented mountaintop zipline adventure! Nowhere else will you find ziplines this long, this high, and this fast integrated into a truly spectacular wilderness setting. About 30 min north of Asheville, reservation recommended.
Before you leave Western NC, a ride along the Blue Ridge Parkway is a must. Many hiking trails and overlook spots are along this scenic roadway.
Walking distance diningmore [+]
French Bistro atmosphere with a focus on French comfort foods.
Breakfast, lunch, and freshly brewed coffee.
Kevin and Chef Joe invite you to try the fresh taste of The Chestnut’s uniquely American cuisine.
Features modern and classic interpretations of the rich Italian gastronomic traditions.
A traditional Spanish tapas bar.
Doc Chey’s Noodle House
Doc Chey’s Noodle House serves affordable, freshly-wok’d food inspired by the cuisines of China, Japan, Thailand, Korea and Vietnam.
Early Girl Eatery
Early Girl serves made-from-scratch regional fare. Breakfast entrees are available all day and the dinner menu is served from lunchtime on.
Burgers are made from grass fed beef, dry-aged, and ground fresh.
French Broad Chocolate Lounge
This decadent shop handcrafts the finest chocolate from the bean for use in artisanal chocolate bars, truffles, caramels, brownies and pastries.
Green Sage Coffeehouse and Cafe
Downtown Asheville’s greenest restaurant, featuring fair trade organic coffee and tea.
Laughing Seed Cafe
Organic, Seasonal, farm-to-table vegetarian cuisine with an international flair.
The love of Mexican food is combined with french-influenced California cuisine.
Delicious pizza, hoagies, calzones and salads made with only the freshest ingredients.
Real, homemade Hungarian pastries.
Over Easy Cafe
Breakfast, brunch and lunch made fresh to order, including a variety of gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan and dairy-free dishes.
Features an innovative 100% gluten-free menu.
Rhubarb is the place where food and drink are at their uncomplicated best– nurturing lasting memories and personal experiences.
A whole-foods kitchen & cafe.
Salsa’s Mexican Caribbean Restaurant
An eclectic fusion of traditional Caribbean and Mexican cuisines.
Storm Rhum Bar
Storm Rhum Bar and Bistro is a unique dining and bar experience offering an exceptional new-world approach to classic food and drink.
An artful take on traditional classics.
Wonderful, authentic Thai food.
The Market Place
Specializing in American farm-to-table cuisine with a menu that is equally healthy, locally-sourced, unique, and delicious.
Tupelo Honey Cafe
Cuisine salutes the love of Southern traditions at the table, but like the good people of Asheville, marches to its own drum. The result is a unique riff on Southern favorites.
Asheville’s favorite sushi restaurant.
Zambra has a modern, local vision of the tastes and flavors of the western Mediterranean. A tapas restaurant with menu based on locally available ingredients.
Bars & Breweriesmore [+]
5 Walnut Wine Bar
Enjoy their eclectic selection of quality wines (many in the $5-to-$15-a-glass range), favorite local beers on tap and local bites.
Jack of the Wood
A cozy Celtic pub featuring the best in live music, handcrafted English-style Green Man Ales and friendly conversation.
Lexington Avenue Brewery
Enjoy a craft beer and an incredible meal!
Features patio dining when the weather allows and serves food until last call every night!
Wicked Weed Brewing
At Wicked Weed Brewing they craft big-flavor, hop-forward beers that push their ever-expanding creative boundaries.
Nightlife & Clubsmore [+]
Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall A favorite among locals, the Grey Eagle plays host to a diverse mix of locally, regionally and nationally touring bluegrass, rockabilly, jazz, rock, indie-rock, folk and blues artists.
Scandals Night Club 3 Levels – 4 Bars – 3 Dance Floors
The Orange Peel The Orange Peel Social Aid & Pleasure Club is one of the Southeast’s preeminent concert venues. The club features state-of-the-art sound and lighting equipment rarely found in a club of its size.
The Sky Bar Visitors to the Sky Bar can have a drink with friends while enjoying the incredible overlook of Asheville’s best sunset views.
Tressa’s Downtown Jazz and Blues Offering the city’s best selection of fine spirits as well as famous martinis, light fare menu, and fine cigars.