The town of Hot Springs is located in Madison County, 40 minutes north of Asheville. Hot Springs is located at the junction of the Appalachian Trail and the French Broad River in a valley surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Pisgah National Forest. It is the only area with hot mineral spring water in the Southeastern United States, and it is North Carolina's only Appalachian trail town. Hot Springs is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts!
Whether you are looking for a romantic location for a wedding, honeymoon, or weekend getaway, Hot Springs has much to offer. After an exciting day on the river, trail, or scenic byways, you can enjoy an amazing dinner at one of the many excellent restaurants, soak in hot mineral water on the banks of the French Broad River, and finish your perfect day with a relaxing massage.