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Downtown is quant, lots of little shops and many Restaurant options. Spend about 5 or so hours... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grant R
Kannapolis, North Carolina
Beautiful Mountain Town

Black Mountain is a quintessential North Carolina town. Now, the town is mostly a tourist... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Side streets are packed so try to get a spot in the free public lot. Use the signals at the crosswalks to get across the busy street. They sometimes take a while, but better safe than sorry. Nice shops and eateries.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Downtown is quant, lots of little shops and many Restaurant options. Spend about 5 or so hours there is enough.

Thank Grant R
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Black Mountain is a quintessential North Carolina town. Now, the town is mostly a tourist destination for visitors going to and from nearby Asheville. There are lots of in interesting little shops of crafts, antiques, and local arts. There's a variety of bistros, restaurants, bars,...More

1  Thank DeadGuyLurking
Reviewed 3 August 2018

While visiting Ashesville we decided (because of tripadvisor) to visit this nearby town. Are we glad we did!. It was a delight to browse, each shop was different than the next. No cookie cutter shops but unique art and jewerlry, antiques. We ate at the...More

1  Thank Linda194724
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful collections of pottery, jewelry and art. Could have spent the day there. I bought some pottery and jewelry and the workmanship and prices were great too. Received a most friendly welcome

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Just returned from a wonderful stay in BlackMountin and wish I had just stayed there! The shops and restaurants and parks filled our days with fun and laughter. Sweet town. Kind people. Healthy food. Clean air. Beautiful lake. Extraordinary place to visit or live. Close...More

Thank VenNorman
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful town with an amazing view of the mountains from every angle. Very close to Asheville, and Montreat. Quaint shops, local art and antique s. Peaceful views and rocking chairs along the street to sit . Amazing ice cream and biscuits. We loved our time...More

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We arrived a little early & hence the town was quite sleepy with most places being closed. Didn't realize that the place opens at 11 AM. We were there at at 9 AM. Hence left there to visit Jump Rock & then came back. It...More

Thank Rama1004
Reviewed 15 June 2018

We made a side trip from Asheville to visit Black Mountain, as a number of folks in Asheville suggested. The town has a main street that is cute, and some nice shops, but overall it seemed crowded and overly busy for such a small place...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018

I am surprised by some of the reviews mentioning bad attitudes of people in Black Mountain. We spent around 4-5 hours there on an overcast Sunday afternoon, walking around, shopping, and dining. The atmosphere was pleasant. We particularly enjoyed the Sassafras bookstore, an independent bookstore...More

Thank clairehs1974
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Clarissa W
20 August 2017|
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Response from Clarissa W | Reviewed this property |
Black Mountain NORTH CAROLINA. Trust me you will love it
Clarissa W
20 August 2017|
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About 30-45 minutes south of Black Mountain, up and down SR 9. Many ways to get there off I40.
16 March 2017|
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Response from TVHOST | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Black Mountain area for 4 days-visiting various other communities- Asheville, Lake Lure, etc. town square- about 3 -4 hours.