Explore Western North Carolina

Nearby Area Attractions

While many visitors are attracted to our region for mountain adventures, the area around Bright’s Creek has a wealth of cultural, artistic, equestrian, and historic attractions and destinations to enrich your experience.

Flat Rock Playhouse

Flat Rock, NC

Enjoy Broadway in your own backyard. Experience the magic of live theatre with plays, concerts, musicals, and more at our award-winning local playhouse.

NC Wine Trail

Spend a day exploring the area’s network of wine trails, with renowned vineyards and exceptional blends all within easy reach. Read about our favorites.

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Tryon International Equestrian Center

Tryon, NC
Featuring multiple competitions, activities, restaurants, and shops, the Tyron International Equestrian Center is the place to be for horse lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.


Photo Credit: Tryon International

Tryon Fine Arts Center

Tryon, NC
Craving some culture? Get your fill of local performances, concerts, and artistic partnerships at the Tryon Fine Arts center.

Tryon Fine Arts Center, a nearby attraction for those at Bright's Creek Club

Historic Carl Sandburg Home in Flat Rock, NC, an easy drive from Bright's Creek Club

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.

Biltmore House + Estate

Asheville, NC
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.

Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC, an easy drive from Bright's Creek Club

Western North Carolina Nature Center

Asheville, NC
This outstanding attraction features one of the world’s largest collections of Southern Appalachian animal species.

Nearby Cities

Estimated Driving Times to Nearby Cities

Greenville, SC: 1 hour
Asheville, NC: 1 hour
Hendersonville, NC: 40 mins
Tryon, NC: 30 mins