Hot Springs Welcome Center of Madison County, (828) 622-9932
106 Bridge St, Hot Springs, NC
Bridge St is the main street in Hot Springs. It is also located directly on the Appalachian Trail where the Trail passes through town.
Monday through Saturday 10am-4pm
You will find a wealth of information in the Center including:
Hot Springs info on lodging, dining, activities & more.
Madison County info on attractions & more.
Greater WNC info on Asheville, Cherokee, & surrounding areas.
No chains or fast food in Hot Springs; all restaurants are locally-owned and operated. The diversity of choices range from the local favorite diner with “country cookin’,” to casual taverns, tasty takeout, or casual fine dining. Eat fireside, creekside, or with wonderful mountain views.
During your visit, try out the local options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You’ll find several establishments that use locally-grown ingredients featuring everything from vegetarian, to mountain trout, a steak grilled to perfection or just about anything you desire.
SOME OF OUR FAVORITES...
24 Andrews Ave S, Hot Springs, NC
Sunday through Thursday 11:30am-9pm;
Landmark inn/restaurant/tavern/shops in the heart of town.
Delicious southern comfort cuisine to specialized organic dishes,
made with fresh and locally grown ingredients. Great Burgers!
LIVE MUSIC! (schedule varies)
145 Bridge St, Hot Springs, NC
Inn/restaurant/tavern uniquely situated on the banks of Spring Creek
Wood Fired Pizza and Great Tavern Fare
Over 50 Craft Beers and 12 Taps
LIVE MUSIC! (Fridays and Saturdays)
70 Lance Ave, Hot Springs, NC
Monday through Saturday 6am-8pm; Sunday 6am-4pm
Down-home establishment providing a range of classic Southern comfort dishes (grits, gravy, or fried foods). Good ol’ home cooking!
Not only do they have gear, food, maps and all other kinds of supplies hikers might need, they also have a world of knowledge and local expertise. It also has a nice gift shop section with regional and nature-themed gifts, old fashioned toys and fun novelties.
This is an old fashioned, family owned and operated hardware store with old fashioned friendly customer service. You can find knives, duct tape, tools, flashlights, bug spray and lots of other useful items.
Hillbilly Market, (828) 622-3532
43 US 25, Hot Springs, NC
Cross Streets: Between Bridge St/Lance Ave
Monday through Friday 7am-6pm;
Saturday 8am-6pm; Sunday 11am-6pm
This is a grocery store (including locally grown produce and fresh fruit) and sandwich deli. They also sell beer and Amish baked goods.
Dollar General, (828) 622-3624
50 Lance Ave, Hot Springs, NC
The Wash Tub, (865) 216-2247
US 25, Hot Springs, NC
Located on Bridge St, near the railroad tracks
Ricker Triangle, (828) 622-7575
39 Bridge St, Hot Springs, NC
This is the town gas station. It has a small convenience store with beer, sodas, tobacco products, snacks, etc.
Hot Springs Post Office, (828) 622-3242
111 Bridge St, Hot Springs, NC
Monday through Friday 9am-4pm; Saturday 9am-10:30am