There is no better place to be than Black Mountain, North Carolina, over the holidays. Our community is well known for being one of the Asheville region’s most quaint mountain towns. You’re sure to feel the spirit of the season as lights and decorations decorate houses and businesses. Even a snowy Christmas is a possibility.

There is a lot to see and do in Black Mountain, whether you’re a visitor or hosting family from out of town. To help you make the most of your stay in Black Mountain around Thanksgiving and Christmas, here are a few things to do.

Family Holiday Outings in and Around Black Mountain, NC

Get Outdoors

Thanksgiving and Christmas are associated with food. You’re expecting to eat big dinners and plenty of desserts at holiday parties. Although late fall and winter are not necessarily times you would think about getting outdoors, you might want to throw coats on the kids and get out in the beautiful wilderness around western North Carolina. 

A few winter hikes your family and friends will enjoy include:

  • Mount Mitchell
  • Crabtree Falls
  • DuPont State Forest
  • Mount Pisgah
  • Rainbow and Turtleback Falls
  • Craggy Mountain and Gardens
  • Linville Falls

Take Home Your Christmas Tree

Many people usually choose their Christmas trees over the Thanksgiving holiday. There are numerous Christmas tree farms in the area:

  • Boyd Mountain Christmas Tree Farm Waynesville, NC
  • Mehaffey Tree Farm Waynesville, NC
  • Smoky Mountain Christmas Tree Farm Waynesville, NC
  • Sandy Hollar Tree Farm Leicester, NC
  • Nesbitt Christmas Tree Farm Clyde, NC
  • Yeater’s Christmas Tree Farm Burnsville, NC
  • Hidden Cove Christmas Tree Farm Marion, NC

Have an Adventure at BMAZ

At Black Mountain Adventure Zone, you and your family can have a ton of fun, burn a few holiday calories, and make memories together. We offer four activities in our arena:

  • Laser Tag: Gone are the days of bulky vests and blasters attached to cords. Our comfortable head straps and wireless blasters, combined with innovative scoring, make GellyBall a blast.
  • GellyBall: If you haven’t experienced this innovative new game that combines the best parts of airsoft and paintball with low-impact ammo, don’t miss out during this holiday season.
  • VR Games and Escape Rooms: We are excited to announce the launch of our VR Games and VR Escape Rooms in time for the holiday season! There is a range of game options and VR escape rooms available.

If you have questions or you’re ready to finalize your Thanksgiving weekend or Christmas break plans, reach out to the team at BMAZ!

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