Mission            Directions        E-mail us
in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina
Local Interests (Black Mountain/Montreat 5 -10 mins.)
Shopping in Black Mountain blackmountain.org
    800-669-2301
     Featuring local crafts, antiques, furniture, and gifts.
Chapel of the Prodigal, Montreat
     Ben Long fresco
Swannanoa Valley Museum   223 W State St.
    828-669-9566     swannanoavalleymuseum.org
Musical Performances blackmountainmusicscene.com
Outdoors – Black Mountain
    Black Mountain Golf Course (10 min.) 828-669-2710     Shadowbrook Miniature Golf (2 min.) 828-669-5499
Kids – rainy day activities
    Fun Depot 828-277-2386
    Nature Center 828-298-5600
    Colburn Gem & Mineral Museum 828-254-7162
Things to Do Nearby 20-50 minutes
1 hour or more from Christmount
Asheville Farmers’ Market (20 min.)   828-253-3634 Blue Ridge Parkway (15 min.) blueridgeparkway.org
    828-298-0298
Asheville Historic Trolley  (20 min.)    828-681-8585
    1.5 hour tour of city
Folk Art Center (15 min.)  828-298-2711
Historical Sites Linville Falls (1 hr.) North on parkway at milepost 316.4
Biltmore Estate, Asheville (20 min.)   biltmore.com
     800-543-2961
Mount Pisgah (40 min.)
     South on parkway at milepost 408.6
Biltmore Village, Asheville (20 min.)
    Specialty shops in historic buildings
Carl Sandburg Home – Connemara (1 hr.)
     Flat Rock, NC   nps.gov/carl/index.html  828-693-4178
Grove Park Inn, Asheville (25 min.) groveparkinn.com
     828-252-2711    Modeled after the grand old railway
      hotels of the West. Opened in 1913
.
Cherokee Indian Reservation/Museum (1.25 hr)
      cherokee-nc.com    800-438-1601
Old Fort Museum, Old Fort (15 min.) Gem & Mineral Mining in Spruce Pine  (1 hr.)
      sprucepineonline.com
Thomas Wolfe Memorial, Asheville (20 min.)
     828-253-8304
Great Smoky Mountain National Park (1.5 hr.)
        423-436-1200
Zebulon Vance Birthplace, Weaverville (40 min.)
     828-645-6706
    Pioneer history exhibits and demonstrations.
    Vance was governor of North Carolina during Civil War.
Great Smoky Mountain Railway (1 hr.)   gsmr.com
        800-872-4681
Linville Caverns (50 min.)  linvillecaverns.com
       800-419-0540
Outdoor Places to Visit
Outdoor Recreation sites
Botanical Gardens (30 min.) Asheville  828-252-5190 Horseback Riding  exploreasheville.com
Cradle of Forestry (1 hr.) near Brevard   828-877-3130 Sugar Mountain Ski Resort (1.5 hr.)   skisugar.com
      800-784-2768
Pisgah National Forest, Brevard (1 hr.) Whitewater Rafting/Tubing
Grandfather Mountain (1.5 hr.)    grandfather.com
       800-468-7325
     Nantahala Outdoor Center   noc.com   800-232-7238
Lake Lure (.75 hr.) – south on NC Hwy. 9      Wildwater Rafting  wildwaterrafting.com 800-451-9972
Lake Lure Boat Tours (.75 hr.)     lakelure.com
       877-386-4255
     Deep Creek tubing    deepcreektubing    828 488-6055
Chimney Rock (.75 hr.)   chimneyrockpark.com
       800-277-9611
    Chimney Rock is a 535 million-year-old monolith.
    From its top, you’ll soak in the 75-mile panoramic views
    of Hickory Nut Gorge and Lake Lure.
    Easily accessible to all with a 26-story elevator.
 
Mount Mitchell (50 min.)   828-675-5611
    Highest peak in the eastern United States
 
North Carolina Arboretum (30 min.)   828-665-2492  
 
Home    ::   Donate    ::    Staff    ::   Brochures    ::     Columbarium    ::    Local Links     ::     Board Website
Copyright 2010 © Christmount Christian Assembly. All rights reserved.
Christmount * 222 Fern Way * Black Mountain, NC 28711 * 828 669-8977