Saluda

A town of old-fashioned charm and beauty, Saluda nestles peacefully in the front range of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

The town’s Historic Main Street is on the National Register of Historic Places and offers two 100+-year old general stores, delicious restaurants, bakery, galleries, American craft, fine arts, antique stores, eclectic shops, music, festivals, outdoor adventures and outfitters.

Stay at comfortable and historic B&B inns, mountain lodges, and private homes. Enjoy sweet mountain air, singing waterfalls, mountain vistas, railroad history, historic walking tours, art exhibits, concerts, hiking, guided kayaking tours, fishing, and more.

The town is home to one of the area’s most popular festivals, Coon Dog Day, held yearly on the first Saturday after July 4. Coon Dog Day draws festival goers from throughout the region with its popular parade and a day full of music, dance, food and more. The town also hosts a popular arts festival in May.