Situated close to Asheville, North Carolina, the rustic mountain paradise of Saluda offers travelers a trip back in time. Saluda has been welcoming tourists for centuries and it still retains its old-fashioned charm. The town’s Main Street has not changed much at all since the 1800s and as such, its buildings have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. With its pastel painted houses, rustic cabin accommodations and plenty of natural scenery nearby, there is enough to do in Saluda to keep you occupied for a week!
One of the best things to do in Saluda is to explore the nature that surrounds the town. The nearby Green River Gorge offers a range of activities including: hikes and treks that lead past waterfalls and unique scenery, waterfall rappelling, fly fishing, and camping and watersports. A walk down Main Street is a great way to pass an afternoon and enjoy exploring the various antique stores, old-fashioned general shops and historic buildings.
The spring months of March through to May are the best time to visit Saluda. At this time, the temperatures are warm and pleasant without being as hot and humid as in the summer.