See why Burke County is called "Nature's Playground."


Burke County is the perfect place to plan your next group trip.

We have museums and historic sites such as the Overmountain Victory Trail and Waldensian Heritage Museum. Those can pair nicely with our arts cultures, offering performances like CoMMA or unique crafts like Oak Hill Iron and Wood or even Hunger Games Unofficial Fan Tours!

Burke County offers an extensive selection of Outdoor Activities ranging across all skill sets and comfort levels. Burke County is home to 2 State Parks, State Trails, and thousands of acres of the Pisgah National Forest. Fit a short scenic hike into your trip with ease, for the more adventurous planners - browse here.

Relax & unwind with one of our many wineries, breweries, unique shopping experiences, or fresh mountain air! There is no shortage of things to do around Burke County.

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Ed Phillips, Director of Burke County Tourism