Things To Do

While at Sourwood

“When truly resting, the mind is cleansed and the body recharged.”

What to do on the Sourwood Property

  • Rock and Read. There is an interesting and well stocked library (an emphasis on the philosophical)
  • Take a walk in the woods. There are two loop trails 1.5 miles and .5 mile.
  • Engage in a little competition; billiards, ping pong, croquet or horseshoes

Nearby Hikes

  • Rattlesnake Lodge – 3 miles round trip with longer options (5 min from the inn)
  • Craggy Gardens – a variety of nice hikes from .7 mile to 8 miles (20 min from the inn)
  • Mount Mitchell – Highest point east of the Mississippi Short steep walk to lookout or Deep Gap Trail (45 minutes from the inn)
  • Deep Gap Trail is a short steep walk to the lookout (45 minutes from the inn)

We are great enthusiasts of hiking and can point you to many other great hikes!

Downtown Asheville

– in a word Eclectic! Discover on your own, with help from us or from one of these tours:

Other Outdoor Adventure

White Water Rafting:

Zipline/Canopy Tours:

Horseback Riding: