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The Blog

Welcome! Want an inside look at life at Echo? Looking for area recommendations? Trying to put together a weekend itinerary? We've got all that, and more. 

So! Pull up a chair, grab your favorite blanket, and get cozy as you dive into the archives.

A TASTE OF THE COAST UP IN THE MOUNTAINS: OUR FIRST OYSTER ROAST

The executive chef for our on-site restaurant, Tom Makowski, originally came here from the Charleston area and had experienced an enthusiastic response to the possibility of hosting oyster roasts. He contacted the Charleston Oyster Farm and, with their support, he decided to try one in the North Carolina mountains. It was a great success!

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THREE EASY TRAILS NEAR ECHO MOUNTAIN INN

The Hendersonville area of WNC (Western North Carolina) is FULL of beautiful trails. For many of us who are not used to walking in the mountains or hiking lengthy trails, there is still a way to enjoy the beautiful waterfalls and gorgeous scenery in our area. 

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The Real Reason You Should Come to Echo Mountain Inn

Besides the obvious list of things to do in Hendersonville area — hiking, biking, shopping, The Biltmore, museums, apple orchards, wineries, breweries, fly fishing, gazing at waterfalls, looking for white squirrels, horseback riding, swimming, boat/floating, and much more, I want to suggest one more reason why this is the place for you.

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My writer's escape: Echo Mountain Inn

Guest Blog by Jenita Pace

Obviously, we've never met but if you are reading this blog entry, then maybe like me, writing a book has always been a dream and you are in the process of wanting to make it a reality.

I was visiting North Carolina and staying at the Echo Mountain Inn when I got word that a publisher was interested in having me write a book...

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