When it comes to outdoor activities and adventures, Asheville is second to none.
Looking for outdoor activities in the mountains of western North Carolina near Asheville? The breathtaking scenery of our Blue Ridge Mountains engulfs the charming city of Asheville. Come enjoy the great outdoors, including hiking the many trails and discovering glistening waterfalls. The beauty of the region attracts thousands of visitors each year, and among them are many people in search of adventure vacations for couples.
While our unique collection of family-friendly adventure options is a tremendous draw to visitors of all ages, it can also be a great setting for a romantic getaway.
With a convenient location just 1 mile from downtown is an outdoor lover’s playground. Take a high flying guided tour on our ziplines through old growth trees from towers with skyline and mountain views. Soar down ziplines from treetop platforms and adventure towers. Walk across dangling wooden sky bridges amidst 150-year old trees. Along the way, learn about the history of Asheville and the forest you’re exploring. After warming up on some shorter zips you will enjoy a 1,200-foot side-by-side zipline with panoramic views of the downtown Asheville and the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains Mountains. Some of our guests have been so inspired by the thrill of their adventure vacation that they’ve chosen to get engaged right here at the Adventure Center of Asheville.
Without leaving the adventure center you can test your skills in a treetop playground where you can explore the trees with 60 unique climbing, zipping, walking, jumping, swinging, and rappelling challenges anchored to dozens of trees and towering poles. There are five different adventure trails for all skill levels. It’s a self-guided two-hour playtime on this “Jungle Jim”, so you move at your own pace to create an adventure based on your comfort levels.
And if those adventures still aren’t enough then you’ll love our opportunities to Climb trees, mountain bike, or take the free falling plunge at QuickJump.
Stay And Play in Asheville, NC
The Adventure Center of Asheville is located on property at The Crowne Plaza Resort® just 5 minutes from downtown Asheville.
The Crowne Plaza® Resort Asheville is one of Asheville’s most well-known year-round resorts.
Resort guests have access to The Crowne Plaza Resort® fitness and wellness center offering group classes, a saltwater lap pool, a heated outdoor pool, 20 tennis courts, and complimentary childcare. In addition, our Adelaide Spa is the perfect sanctuary to rejuvenate or relax.
We invite you in. Stay a day or a month. Relax or Play. Whatever you need, it’s here.