Weaverville (North Carolina)

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Weaverville is a town in the North Carolina Mountains.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

The Asheville Regional Airport (IATA: AVL) [1] offers jet and commuter service on US Airways, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines and has direct flights from Atlanta, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Detroit, Houston, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Newark, NJ, and Orlando. It is located fifteen miles south of downtown Asheville near the town of Fletcher. Ground transportation and major rental car companies are available at the airport terminal.

Flights into Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (IATA: GSP) [2] located in Greenville, South Carolina, Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) [3] located in Charlotte, North Carolina, or McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) located in Knoxville, Tennessee, are sometimes cheaper than flying directly to Asheville. Greenville is about a 1.5 hour drive, Charlotte and Knoxville are both about 2 hour drives.

Get around[edit]

Like most of Western North Carolina, you do need a car to get to and from Weaverville. Once on Main Street, it's an easy walk to much of the shopping, restaurants, and accommodations in the area. Limited bus service to and from Asheville is also available.

See[edit]

Learn more about visiting the Vance Birthplace at Vance Birthplace

Do[edit]

  • Art in AutumnMain Street. 10AM-5PM. Art in Autumn showcases a diverse range of juried Art and Craft with over 100 artists and craftspeople. Also features food and music, free admission and free parking.
  • Christmas Candlelight StrollMain Street. 6-9PM. Make plans to join us as Weaverville will be aglow with luminaries along the streets, local choirs and bands will provide music, and horse and buggy rides will be available through town. Local businesses will be open late for Christmas shopping. Kids can visit with Santa and decorate their own cookies.
  • Weaverville Art Safari. The self-guided studio tours are held the last full weekend in April and the first full weekend in November, coinciding with the beautiful spring and fall seasons in the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. The tours are free and open to the public, and some artists' studios are open year-round by appointment.

Buy[edit]


Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

Weaverville does not allow liquor by the drink, so you won't find your favorite cocktail at any of the local restaurants. A vote to build a state-run ABC (Alcoholic Beverage Commission) liquor store recently passed, and plans are for the store to open in October 2009. Liquor can be purchased in nearby Woodfin or Asheville.

Beer and wine are available for purchase at most markets, grocery stores and gas stations. The alcohol laws of North Carolina prohibit the sale of alcohol after 2AM Monday through Saturday, and from 2AM until noon on Sundays.

Sleep[edit]

Go next[edit]

  • Asheville is a 10 minute drive to the south.
  • Blue Ridge Parkway is a 10-minute drive (Reems Creek Road to Ox Creek Road takes you to Milepost 376.6)
Routes through Weaverville
KingsportMars Hill  N I-26.svgnoframe S  AshevilleSpartanburg/Atlanta
Morristown/KnoxvilleMarshall  N/W US 25.svgnoframe S/E  AshevilleGreenville/Lexington


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