NC Mountain Moments Blog

Find your Mountain Moments - Top reasons to visit Hendersonville, NC

Hendersonville, North Carolina is a charming, small town nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains that offers a variety of attractions and activities, making it a great vacation destination. Here are some of the highlights:

1. Scenic Beauty: Hendersonville is surrounded by stunning natural beauty, including the Blue Ridge Mountains, Pisgah National Forest, DuPont State Forest, and over 250 nearby waterfalls. Visitors can enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, and other outdoor activities while taking in the breathtaking views. 


Land of Waterfalls

Western North Carolina is home to over 250 beautiful waterfalls, making it one of the best destinations for waterfall enthusiasts in the United States. It's no wonder that our area is known as the "Land of Waterfalls".

Some of the most popular waterfalls in the area include:


    Spotlight on DuPont Forest: Hiking Trails and More

    DuPont State Forest is a popular destination for hiking in Western North Carolina, with a variety of trails that offer stunning views of waterfalls, lakes, and forests. Here are some of the most popular hikes in DuPont State Forest:

    1. Triple Falls Trail: This 1-mile loop trail takes hikers to Triple Falls. It is a moderate hike with some elevation gain.
    2. Hooker Falls Trail: This easy 0.6-mile hike leads to Hooker Falls, a popular swimming spot in the summer. The trail is wheelchair accessible and suitable for all ages and abilities.


    Best Places to view the Sunset

    There are few things better than a mountain sunset. Here are some of the best places to view the sunset in Western North Carolina:

    1. Jump Off Rock - Just 5 miles up the mountain from Brightwaters Vacation Rentals' private compound, you can watch the sunset from Jump Off Rock in Laurel Park, at 3100 feet. It's a popular scenic overlook with panoramic mountain views. On the rock outcropping, you can see for miles and the signage helps you to identify the mountain peaks that .... READ MORE