Hendersonville, NC, Guide and Information
If we're talking things to do and places to go in the Blue Ridge Mountains region of North Carolina, chances are good you’ve heard about Asheville — but have you heard of Asheville's little sister to the south, Hendersonville? This charming town receives less traveler attention, but is still worth your consideration if you're exploring the area. With its bustling downtown filled with more than a hundred shops, restaurants and galleries, plus lots of outdoor adventures in the nearby mountains, you’ll find plenty in Hendersonville to enjoy and experience. Here are just a few of your options.
If you're itching to learn what makes this small town so special, you have a few museums to visit. The Henderson County Heritage Museum is a good place to start, with exhibits focusing on topics like the Civil War and Hendersonville’s rail history. Historic Johnson Farm is also a good pick, with its nearly a dozen historic structures, including the oldest brick home in the county. The property also features a 1920s boarding house and 15 acres of fields and forests.