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 4 different types of craft beverage producers, including beer, wine, hard cider and mead. Craft beer powerhouse, Sierra Nevada and the country's largest hard cider producer, Bold Rock, both call Henderson County home to one of their major production facilities. Henderson County has been designated as an American Viticulture Area (AVA) for its phenomenal wine grapes.

The Henderson County Welcome Center offers brochures, maps and information from its friendly staff and volunteers, as well as public restrooms and free parking.