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Are you thinking of taking the family on vacation to Asheville, North Carolina? If so, you will be pleasantly surprised by all of the activities for children. Asheville is an outdoor town, with plenty of things for children to do that will keep them interested. Spend time with the children outdoors. Spark their interest in learning about the Western North Carolina Mountains by taking them to the Nature Center or Health Adventure. Or spend the day at Lake Julian Park or Climbax.
Children and adults can learn about native wildlife and habitats at the Nature Center. The City of Asheville operates the Nature Center, which houses over a hundred species of wild and domestic animals and hundreds of species of plants, found in the Southern Appalachians. The Nature Center is well-known for its educational programs: Wolf Howl, the NC Elk Program and the preservation and breeding of Red Wolves, an endangered species. Families can tour the Nature Center and see black bears, mountain lions and other species of wildlife common to this region.
For families visiting the Asheville area, Lake Julian is a great way to immerse everyone in outdoor fun. Lake Julian is conveniently located in South Asheville, and is operated by the Buncombe County Parks and Programming Division. It is open for family fun everyday, year round except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. Start with a picnic near the parking area. Then, explore the 300-acre lake in a paddleboat or canoe. There is excellent fishing in Lake Julian. People catch: bass, catfish, brim, crapple and tilapia. If you do take your family fishing, make sure that everyone has a North Carolina Fishing License. There is also a horseshoe pit and sand volleyball, as well as a playground at Lake Julian Park. This is a great place for families to spend the day.
Repelling and rock climbing are popular sports in the Western North Carolina area. The Climbmax Climbing center is a favorite stop for families looking for exercise, challenge, and thrills. Climbmax is right in the heart of Downtown Asheville, on Wall Street. Beginners can learn how to climb in a safe environment. After some practice, some may even want to schedule a trip out to climb rock faces in a wilderness area near Asheville. Indoor climbing and instruction are offered to beginners and advanced climbers by a trained staff that closely supervises activities.
It is obvious that Asheville is a kid friendly town. During all seasons, there's plenty for families to do together. Some may event want to explore the outdoors with a hike and a dip in a swimming hole, or take a bike ride or kayak the French Broad River. Whatever your choice for family activities in Asheville, you and your loved ones will have fun.
If you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call at 800-235-2474. Or if you would prefer, you can send us an email. We look forward to hearing from you.