If you would like to go horseback riding, we suggest you contact Cedar Creek Stables in Lake Lure. They offer a good value and experience. Reservations must be made by phone at 877-625-6773.
Make sure to visit A Touch in Time Gift Shoppe. Featuring locally made crafts and artisans, it can be found in a former inn built in 1902. Located in the heart of Bat Cave, 150 yards past the post office on the left. Tony and Kandi Enloe are the owners. 828-625-1902
You can rent pontoon boats at Lake Lure Adventures. They sometimes have Groupon coupons, and also check for their specials. 828-625-8066
Take a visit to downtown Asheville and enjoy the art shops and microbrews in the local pubs. Visit both the Arts District in Asheville and the Brewery District for a delightful afternoon.