While you’re on the Ale Trail, check out some other activities to keep you busy!
WNC has fantastic opportunities for adventure, learning and leisure.
The Adventure Center of Asheville
The Adventure Center of Asheville offers Asheville’s best adventures, just 5 minutes from downtown. Enjoy expansive views of the Asheville skyline from Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures or head up into the trees at Asheville Treetops Adventure Park. Jump on a mountain bike to experience Kolo Bike Park or grab your kids and check out KidZip, America’s first zipline adventure designed for kids under 10.
‣ Location: 85 Expo Dr, Asheville
‣ Hours: Available adventure times vary by day, check website for hours
‣ Reservations: 877-247-5539
Alley Cat Social Club
Alley Cat Social Club is an intimate bar serving drinks and social experiences. They offer an intimate indoor space with an elevated stage, two bars, VIP booths and private outdoor patio, along with a weekly event schedule. As the late-night party bar that stays open until 2:00 AM, everyone has the option to showcase their talent, whether it is participating in open mic night, singing karaoke, or getting down at the Friday Night Dance Party.
‣ Location: 797 Haywood Road, Asheville
‣ Hours: Mon-Sat 7PM-2AM, Sun 1PM-12AM
‣ Call: 828-767-0456
A-B Tech Craft Beverage Institute
The Craft Beverage Institute of the Southeast ® (CBI) at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is designed to support the rapidly growing craft beverage industry in Western North Carolina and the Southeast by providing curriculum and non-credit courses in brewing, distilling, fermentation, and related business practices. The Institute prepares individuals for positions in brewery and distillery operations and management, distribution, sales and marketing, and customer service or to be self-employed and open their own craft production facility.Visit Website
GreenFlash Watersports provide guided kayak and paddleboard tours, making stops at breweries along the French Broad River. Family-friendly options include mini-cat tub rentals and four wheeling mountain adventures. Early booking is recommended. Book online via their website.
‣ Service area includes: Asheville, Black Mountain, Old Fort, Marion
‣ Hours: Seasonal, see website for current tour hours
‣ Call: 828-775-1008
TukIt Tour Co.
TukIt Tour offers personal guided tours in Asheville that are tailored to your party. From barhopping and brewery tours to chocolate stops and sightseeing and so much more, Tukit is a perfect way to explore and experience something new. The Brewski Hop is a must-try for all beer lovers. They create a 2-3 hour craft beer experience for on a 6 seat Tuk or 14 passenger van/bus. Whether a brewski hop or other customizable tour, they are ready to create your experience.
‣ Location: 515 Short McDowell St #6, Asheville
‣ Hours: Mon-Sat 9AM-8PM, Sun 10AM-6PM
‣ Call: 828-712-1800