Hendersonville, NC is a small town just south of Asheville, NC. Its the perfect place to spend an afternoon or a lifetime. Hendersonville is a small community of about 12,000, with that friendly "Small Town, USA" feeling.
Downtown you'll find a thriving Main street complete with fine restaurants, homemade ice cream shops, antique stores, and lots of artists and art galleries. Downtown Hendersonville is a fantastic place to spend a day shopping with its beautiful landscaping, wide sidewalks, comfortable benches, outdoor water fountains and plenty of parking, not to mention all of the wonderful and unique shops.
Hendersonville lies 40 miles north of Spartanburg, South Carolina and 22 miles south of Asheville, North Carolina at the southern edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Hendersonville can be accessed from three exits from Interstate 26.
Hendersonville served by a privately owned, public use airport. The Hendersonville Airport has been in operation since 1932, and is located 2.5 miles southeast of the town.
Apple Country Public Transit - 526 Seventh Avenue East Hendersonville, NC 28793
Checker Cab Co. - 500 7th Ave E, Hendersonville, NC
Flat Rock Playhouse, 2661 Greenville Highway, Flat Rock. +1 828 693-0731, . Home to the Vagabond Players (1937) since 1953. Designated "State Theatre of North Carolina," its season runs from April through December.
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, Flat Rock 
Apple Festival, Labor Day weekend
Art and Craft Community
Main Street shopping district.
Inn on Church, 201 Third Ave W, +1 828 693-3258 (toll free: 1-800-330-3836), . This restaurant occupies the historic former "Aloah Hotel" building in downtown Hendersonville.
Baby Back Joe's Smokehouse, 59 Highlands Square Dr (at the entrance of Wal-Mart Shopping Center), +1 828 697-9433. Authentic Hickory Smoked Meats. Featuring Baby Back Ribs, Pulled or Sliced Pork, Beef Brisket, Pork Spare Ribs, and Beef Ribs. THIS RESTAURANT HAS CLOSED
The Black Rose
Highland Lake Inn, . A country retreat as well as a romantic bed and breakfast.
Hogaloft, 145 Little Ln, +1 828 698-2466. Located just outside Historic Hendersonville this rustic Inn offers either Suite or Studio style accommodations.
Inn on Church, 201 Third Ave W, +1 828 693-3258 (toll free: 1-800-330-3836), . This bed and breakfast occupies the historic former "Aloah Hotel" building in downtown Hendersonville.
Elizabeth Leigh Inn, 908 5th Avenue West, +1 828 698-9707
Meadowbrook Log Cabin, 1804 Meadowbrook Terr (Walking distance from restaurants, parks, shops), ☎ 828-698-2624, . Private cabin in Druid Hills, Henderson. Walk to restaurants, shopping, the bus, groceries, car rental and Patton Park. 2 Bedrooms, 2 full Baths, Attic/Loft, Sleeps 7 - Free WiFi, DirecTV, Gourmet Kitchen, Fire in Living Room & Master Bedroom, Rockers, Glider, Swings, Grills. 15 Minutes from Asheville Airport - Pets Welcome.$200 - $1000.
Quality Inn and Suites, 201 Sugar Loaf Rd (Exit 49A, right at light, .01m. on right), ☎ 828-692-7231. checkin: 3:00PM; checkout: 11:00AM. Largest Hotel in Hendersonville with indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, putt putt green, game room, exercise room, seasonal lounge, banquet rooms, 149 rooms including some suites, truck and bus parking, group packages available. $49 - $249.
The Waverly Inn, 783 N. Main, +1 828 693-9193, . Beautiful 100-year-old inn just north of downtown historic district. 13 rooms and one suite. Not cheap but worth it - great breakfasts! Very friendly hosts.
Barker House 1891 Bed & Breakfast, 1432 Greenville Hwy, ☎ 828 699-3291, . Return to romance! Come and let us spoil you with Victorian elegance and southern charm. Four beautiful rooms.
Blue Ridge ParkwayBlue Ridge Parkway, nearest access is Asheville
Chimney Rock State Park 18 miles from downtown Hendersonville on Hwy. 64 East.
DuPont State Fores
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