The Best of Mountain Living in Mill Spring, NC
Explore Western North Carolina
A Perfect Little Corner of the World
The Western North Carolina (WNC) region is one of North America’s most spectacular treasures. The majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, mild year-round climate, scenic beauty, and charming mountain towns such as Mill Spring, Asheville, Hendersonville, Tryon, and Lake Lure (to name a few) have made this area one of the most popular destinations for tourists, visitors, and “permanent vacationers.”
Bright’s Creek has a wealth of amenities and recreational activities onsite to delight members and guests. But a number of scenic wonders and area attractions lie just outside our gates.
Tryon International Equestrian Center
Featuring multiple competitions, activities, restaurants, and shops, the Tyron International Equestrian Center is the place to be for horse lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Tryon Fine Arts Center
Craving some culture? Get your fill of local performances, concerts, and artistic partnerships at the Tryon Fine Arts center.
Chimney Rock, NC
If you’re looking for a little adventure, explore the spectacular views and incredible hiking trails at Chimney Rock State Park. It’s a true nature-lover’s paradise!
Biltmore House + Estate
Experience the magic of Biltmore Estate, one of the largest private homes in the US and perhaps the most beloved attraction in all of North Carolina.
Green River Adventures
Enjoy scenic, thrilling, whitewater adventures for every skill level—just minutes from Bright’s Creek.
Green River Gorge
Begin your trip perched on the rim of the famous Green River Gorge and plunge into untouched wilderness, featuring 11 zip lines, a sky bridge, and three huge rappels.
Carl Sandburg House
Flat Rock, NC
This national historic site is the last home of the poet, historian, author, and Pulitzer Prize winner Carl Sandburg.
Western North Carolina Nature Center
This outstanding attraction features one of the world’s largest collections of Southern Appalachian animal species.
Estimated Driving Times to Nearby Cities
Greenville, SC: 1 hour
Asheville, NC: 1 hour
Hendersonville, NC: 40 mins
Tryon, NC: 30 mins