Tennis Courts at Boyd Park – Things to do near Meadowbrook Log Cabin in Hendersonville, NC

Boyd Park

Boyd Park has two tennis courts and a miniature golf course. This small park has two tennis courts and a putt-putt golf course with a whimsical local motif. Greens look like the Biltmore House, the Carl Sandburg House and other local motifs. Miniature golf is open from May to September. Tennis is year-round. There are…

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Clairmont Drive - Druid Hills Historic District Walking or Driving Tour

Clairmont Drive – Druid Hills Historic District Walking or Driving Tour

Clairmont Drive – Druid Hills Historic District Walking or Driving Tour Starting from the log cabin on Meadowbrook Terrace, go left. Take the right fork, up the hill on Clairmont Drive. The historic neighborhood doesn’t start until the corner, but two of my favorite houses are not quite in the neighborhood. Odd numbers are on…

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Saluda and the Saluda Grade – Things to do near Meadowbrook Log Cabin

Saluda and the Saluda Grade

Saluda is a little town down the mountain from us. It is at the top of the Saluda Grade. The Saluda Grade was the steepest main line standard-gauge railway line in the United States. It is a beautiful drive from Hendersonville to Saluda and then down to Tryon. Saluda Today Saluda today does not look…

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Cradle of Forestry near Meadowbrook Log Cabin

The Cradle of Forestry

The Cradle of Forestry in America America’s first school of Forestry Historic Site Open daily, 9 AM – 5 PM, from April 12 – November 9 The beginning of forestry conservation in the United States: Established by George W. Vanderbilt on Frederick Law Olmsted’s advice when he built the Biltmore House, the school focused on…

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