Hendersonville is located in Western North Carolina, 22 miles south of Asheville, NC, in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains on a plateau with an altitude of 2200 feet above level. Hendersonville is known for its gentle climate, beautiful scenery, a richness in culture & history, ample recreational, attractions and friendly people. The Cheers! Trail showcases 16 craft beverage producers, including Sierra Nevada, plus wineries and cideries in the Crest of the Blue Ridge American Viticultural Area.

The Visitor Center offers area brochures, maps, directions, calendar of events from the friendly staff and volunteers. The Gift Shop at the Visitor Center offers a unique selection of gifts, souvenirs and books for locals and tourists alike. The Center offers public restrooms and travel information on Hendersonville and Western North Carolina.