Flat Rock Area Information

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Carl Sandburg Home in Flat Rock

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Hubba Hubba BBQ

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Flat Rock Village Bakery

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The Wrinkled Egg & Little Rainbow Row

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The Biltmore Estate in Asheville

Area Information for Visitors

Area Attractions

  • Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site - located approximately 3 miles from Sky Top, you can visit the home of Lincoln biographer, Carl Sandburg. There is a charge to tour the home but there is no charge to enjoy the trails or visit the chickens and goats.

  • Flat Rock Playhouse - The state theatre of NC is located just minutes from Sky Top. The playhouse offers matinee shows as well as evening performances. Check Schedule.

  • Flat Rock Cinema - Flat Rock's local cinema featuring tableside dining.

Local Restaurants and Dining

​When you get down the mountain, turn left onto Hwy. 225 N/Greenville Highway and go approximately 2.5 miles to the heart of historic Flat Rock and you'll find several dining options to suit your needs. Restaurant operating hours vary.

  • Campfire Grill - Little Rainbow Row's newest restaurant - a bar and grill owned and operated by the same folks that brought you Hubba Hubba Smokehouse.

  • Hubba Hubba Smokehouse - offers wood-fired BBQ, scratch-made sides and sauces and seasonal favorites. Located behind Little Rainbow Row.

  • Flat Rock Village Bakery - the perfect spot for a morning cup of coffee and danish, a leisurely lunch with fresh salads and wood-fired pizzas or a spot to grab a bite for the road.

  • Season's at Highland Lake - If you are looking for upscale dining featuring locally grown organic produce, Season's is a perfect choice. Take Hwy 225 through the Village and turn right onto Upward Road then look for signs on your right.

  • If you continue north on Hwy. 225 past the Village of Flat Rock, you will reach downtown Hendersonville with a variety of restaurants to choose from as well.

Shopping

Little Rainbow Row - a collection of shops and eateries in the heart of Historic Flat Rock.

  • The Wrinkled Egg - Eclectic gift shop located in the old Peace Grocery Store in Flat Rock

  • Dogwood -  a unique garden and gift shop inspired by the mountains and craftspeople of Western North Carolina. Located between The Wrinkled Egg and Honey and Salt along Little Rainbow Row.

Across the Street from Little Rainbow Row:

Nearby Attractions 

Local Agricultural Agencies

  • Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project - supports local farmers

  • Buy Appalachian - Local Food Guide

  • Blue Ridge Grown - NC Cooperative Extension

  • NC Apples /Blue Ridge Farm Direct Market Assoc.

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