Asheville, Candler and Weaverville, are nearby suburbs which are also worth discovering.
Asheville is world famous as the home of Biltmore Estate. This iconic landmark is 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the heart of the city.
Leicester has a number of cultural attractions within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. To experience Asheville’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the acclaimed live performance venues such as the Orange Peel and the Asheville Community Theatre. Head to the Asheville Art Museum, to get your fix of art.
If the sun is shining get outdoors and enjoy the nearby green spaces. Go for a walk in one of the local parks and gardens, which include the Botanical Gardens at Asheville.
To enjoy some retail therapy, visit the Downtown Market Asheville.
If you're a sports fan, you’ll enjoy seeing local legends, the Asheville Tourists, doing battle in nearby McCormick Field. Be sure to wear green, blue and white, the colors of the Asheville Tourists.
Finding somewhere handy to rest your head in Leicester couldn’t be easier. The Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Biltmore Estate, the Four Points by Sheraton Asheville Downtown and the Hotel Indigo ASHEVILLE DOWNTOWN are among the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.