Guides

Hendersonville Visitor Center

201 South Main Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792
 
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Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Come by the Hendersonville Visitor Center

  1. Conveniently located in historic downtown Hendersonville, on the corner of Main Street and Allen Street.
  2. Friendly staff and volunteers who are knowledgeable and excited to tell you about the diverse communities in Henderson County
  3. Hundreds of brochures, guides, maps, dining and lodging information.
  4. Clean Public Restrooms
  5. Free parking
  6. Pet Friendly
  7. A great place to shop for Hendersonville souvenirs and unique gifts
  8. Relocation Resources
  9. Free WiFi
  10. Free Cell Phone Charging Station

Step-On Guide Service available by appointment.

  • Specially-trained local guides are available by appointment.
  • A free bus “meet & greet” at Visitor Center is available by appointment. 
  • Tours ranging from ½ hour to all day available for a modest fee.
  • Customized itineraries free upon request:apple blossom & harvest tours, outdoor recreation, local history, spring & fall tours, museums and more.

Jennie Jones Giles

P.O. Box 802
E. Flat Rock, NC 28726
828-713-9677
 
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  • Jennie Jones Giles is a descendant of at least 30 of the earliest pioneer settlers in Henderson and Polk counties.
  • She teaches the history of Henderson County at Blue Ridge Community College.
  • She is a former reporter and community news editor for the local newspaper.

The Trolley Company

1928 Brevard Road
Hendersonville, NC 28791
828-606-8606
 
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  • The Trolley Company, offers guided tours of Historic Hendersonville, Wine Tours, and special events.
  • Call for dates & times. Holiday tours are offered late November through December, and shuttles are offered on weekends to/from the NC Arboretum’s Winter Lights show.
  • Groups may be arranged year round.