Our Tryon Area Inn / B&B – Rated #1 on Trip Advisor

Join us in the mountains of Western North Carolina for a memorable stay at our luxury inn / B&B — Butterfly Creek Inn Tryon. Our guests return again and again to refresh, and reboot from hectic everyday life. You’ll be treated like royalty, and find you’ll have a vast array of places to go and things to do in Tryon, NC and the surrounding areas. There are tourist attractions enough for your entire family, group, or couples to find something for everyone.

Local NC Wineries & Breweries

wine1Our inn is just minutes from fabulous wineries, breweries, vineyards and a first hand look at our brimming local viticulture. It’s a perfect opportunity to explore the exclusive area of Tryon, NC and the surrounding towns. Find out what the buzz is all about as you take a self-guided tour through the award winning local wineries and breweries. Wine tasting rooms are open and ready for your visit and are just a short scenic drive away.


  • Parker-Binns Vineyards, Mill Spring, NC
  • Overmountain Vineyards, Tryon, NC
  • Mountain Brook Vineyards, Tryon, NC
  • Russian Chapel Hills Winery, Columbus, NC
  • Green Creek Winery, Columbus, NC
  • Bottle Tree Beer, Tryon, NC
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Fletcher, NC
  • New Belgium Brewing Company, Asheville, NC (Coming Soon)


Extreme Outdoor Adventures

zipliningYou don’t have to go far to find your choice of exhilarating outdoor adventures a hop, skip and a jump from Butterfly Creek Inn Tryon. Take an adrenaline pumping Canopy Tour on the steepest, fastest zipline in the country. Perched on the rim of one of the most dramatic landscapes on the east coast, The Gorge offers a unique tree-based zipline canopy adventure in the famous Green River Gorge. This must-do activity is perfect for adrenaline junkies or those just seeking something fun to do! The Gorge is winning national acclaim as one of the BEST outdoor adventures in the country. The Blue Ridge Mountains offer the perfect backdrop as you zipline through the treetops for the ride of your life … so, buckle up!


Outdoor Water Sports

kayaking-wncIf you prefer your outdoor activities to be water related and closer to earth – you can take a half day inflatable kayaking trip with Green River Adventures. Or venture out to do stand up paddle boarding. If it’s water sport related, you can find it here. Green River offers various fun water sport options including; whitewater rafting, kayak instruction trips, stand up paddleboarding, waterfall rappelling, waterfall treks, and hiking to local swimming holes.



The Fishing & Sporting Life

lake_lure_nc-pbOr head up to Lake Lure for a dinner cruise or pontoon boat ride by Lake Lure Tours. If fishing is your outdoor activity of choice, you can experience NC fly fishing at its best in the generous hatchery supported waters of the North Pacolet River or the Green River of Hendersonville (all the way up to the mouth of Bright’s Creek), all abundantly stocked with thousands of brook, brown and rainbow trout.
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Hiking in WNC

pearson-s-fallsIf you like your down time to be a bit more low key, Chimney Rock or Pearson’s Falls won’t disappoint you. Chimney Rock offers unique trails for all ages and skill levels. If you’ve never been rock climbing, Fox Mountain Guides can help you experience rock climbing on real rock. Linger around the inn and do a some pre-hike carb loading with a requested gourmet breakfast. What’s the rush? You have time since Butterfly Creek Inn Tryon is only 13 miles away.



  • Chimney Rock, Chimney Rock, NC
  • Green River Game Lands, Saluda, NC
  • Pearson Falls, Saluda, NC
  • Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Pisgah National Forest, Nebo, NC
  • Dupont Forest, Cedar Mountain, NC


Spectacular NC Waterfalls

reflected+pearson+fallsLove waterfalls? You don’t have to look far to find one since Butterfly Creek Inn Tryon is the only Tryon lodging that has its very own waterfall. Be sure to pack your cutoffs, and grab your Crocs to check out some of our local area waterworks. Just ask, and we can share with you our insider secrets to the hidden waterfalls of Brevard, NC. Some of our guests favorite places to visit our area waterfalls are:

  • Pearson Falls, Saluda, NC
  • Bradley Falls, Saluda, NC
  • Bridal Veil Falls in Dupont Forest, Little River, NC
  • Land of the Waterfalls, Brevard, NC


Cycling Enthusiasts

Our area is rich in wonderful winding backroads that are perfect for the cyclist enthusiast. Our Bed & Breakfast – Inn is the perfect WNC lodging spot teaming with the cycling clubs in Greenville, and Western North Carolina to provide great Blue Ridge Mountain area accommodations for cyclists who “love the ride”. Cyclists love the winding roads of Saluda Grade.

The Freewheelers Cycling Association began “The Assaults” on Mt. Mitchell which began in 1975, when a group of friends led by John Bryan decided to ride from Spartanburg, SC to the top of Mt. Mitchell – the highest point east of the Mississippi River. From that casual beginning, the annual event has become one of the best known centuries in the country. The Freewheelers Cycling Club Association brings 1100 cyclists from all over the world. Another event is the amazing Hancapie GranFondo which takes place every October – with over 37 states and 7 countries represented.


Horseback Riding

HBRiding-16759072Are you an equestrian or an equestrian want-to-be? Take advantage of the event venues where spectators may watch horse shows, compete, train, or just pleasure ride. The Foothills Equestrian Trails Association (FETA) alone has an estimated 100 miles of riding trails. Convenient to Butterfly Creek Inn Tryon, we love to send our Tryon Bed and Breakfast guests to:

  • Foothills Equestrian Nature Center, Tryon, NC
  • Harmon Field, Tryon, NC
  • Cedar Creek Stables, Lake Lure, NC
  • Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), Mill Spring, NC
  • The CETA & FETA Riding Trail System



Get a group of your golfing buddies together for a week of golf at Bright’s Creek – a challenging 19 hole Fazio course recognized among Golfweek’s “Top Residential Courses” in the US. Perfectly located between all the best golf and outdoor adventures in WNC, and just south of Asheville is the popular Brights Creek. You may want to take advantage of the 18 hole Red Fox course featuring 7,104 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. Both of these courses fabulous and local. Call us for a package just right for your group.

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