Things To Do

These links are categorized by counties – Madison, Buncombe and Haywood.


Spring Creek, Hot Springs, Marshall and Mars Hill are located in Madison County.


Asheville is located in Buncombe County.


Waynesville is located in Haywood County.

In Madison County, Spring Creek shines together with our sister communitiy gems of Hot Springs, Marshall, Mars Hill and beyond to create the luster that this county boasts as . . .

The Jewel of the Blue Ridge

Each community has its’ unique contributions, worthy of attention from peaceful mountain setting seekers.   Madison County communities help each other to thrive, shine and prosper . . . neighbor helping neighbor, locals extending a welcoming hand to a newcomer, a visitor, a new friend.  These traditions are still alive in these mountains.

Already well known to outdoor enthusiasts, these historic towns have much to offer visitors. . . .   shops, farmers’ market, mineral spa, camping, vibrant Arts Council activities and events, Appalachian Trail and other hiking trails, museum, live theatre,  horseback riding, llama trekking, music festivals/venues, auctions, fireworks, water adventures on the French Broad and an abundance of accommodations from the rustic to luxurious B&B,  fine dining and casual eateries.

Madison County

Things To Do

In Madison County

Spring Creek


Hiking   Fishing   Motorcycling

Local Restaurants

Trust Cafe & General Store      828-622-7400   Just 2 miles from Mountain Fiesta . . . At the junction of 209 and 63 . . . Mountain Fiesta’s own Chef Mo is the cafe chef.  This is a country store, cafe, gas station.

The Following Restaurants are in downtown Hot Springs

The Mountain Magnolia 
204 Lawson St, Hot Springs
Fine dining. Superbly romantic setting. Magnificent food. Dinner only. Please call for current hours and reservations and directions as this restaurant is not on Main St.
The Spring Creek Tavern
Main Street in Hot Springs
Great wood fired pizza. Tavern on the Creek. Salads and sandwiches that are reasonable priced.
The Iron Horse Station
Just off Main St in Hot Springs
Casual fare and drinks in a lovely historic downtown Hot Springs location. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week with a tavern, coffeehouse, local artisans, wines, antiques, large screen TV, live music schedule, and FREE Wi-fi.
The Smoky Mountain Diner
Hwy 209, Hot Springs
Family Diner
Breakfast, lunch, and early dinner. Their pizza is very good.  Open year round, but get there early as they close at 7PM.
The Camp Store
Located at the camp ground on 25/70 heading South out of Hot Springs, across from the Hot Springs Spa.
Great “to go” food. Great vegetarian options.
 Across the street from The Hot Springs Spa.
The Artisun Gallery
Just off Main St  in Hot Springs
Coffee, Wine/Tastings, Chocolate, Art/Gifts
The Pork and Pie
18 N  Main St
Marshall, NC
Pot Pie
133 South Main, Unit 101
Marshall, NC
North Main Street
Marshall, NC

Things To Do In Buncombe County

Asheville Top 40 Things to Do & Attractions – Asheville Travel Guide


Things To Do In Haywood County


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