Directions

GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 35.642859 Longitude: -82.256312

Directions to Inn on Mill Creek

“For me, a landscape does not exist in its own right, since its appearance changes at every moment; but the surrounding atmosphere brings it to life – the light and the air which vary continually. For me, it is only the surrounding atmosphere which gives subjects their true value.”  ~ Claude Monet

Inn on Mill Creek is located three miles (10 minutes) northeast of downtown Black Mountain in western North Carolina, and seven miles (15 minutes) west of the town of Old Fort. Use the Google Map below – simply enter directions and you’re on your way!

WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THAT YOU’LL FIND THE INN USING A GPS NAVIGATION SYSTEM. If 3895 Mill Creek Road, Old Fort, NC, 28762 doesn’t come up on your GPS navigation system as an exact address, your GPS is NOT going to get you to the Inn. You can try the coordinates [N35°38’34” W82°15’21”] or [Latitude 35.643, Longitude -82.256], or please use the Google Map on this page.

We’ve provided step-by-step driving directions to the Inn on Mill Creek from I-40 below. A helpful note: Look for the Blue and White “Bed & Breakfast” signs at each of the turns off the interstate to Mill Creek Road. You will easily find us approximately 10 minutes from I-40 Exit 66 (Ridgecrest) and more than a mile from our nearest neighbor.

Nearest Airports

Driving Directions

From Louisville, Charleston (W.Va), Roanoke, Richmond, D.C., and other points NORTH

  • Traveling US-29, I-77, or I-85 South: Proceed to I-40 West and follow our directions from the east.
  • Traveling I-75 South: Proceed east on 640 to I-40 East in Knoxville, Tenn., and then follow our directions from the west.
  • Traveling I-81 South: Proceed to I-26 East to I-40 East in Asheville, then follow our directions from the west.

From Atlanta, Greenville (SC), Columbia, Charleston (SC), and other points SOUTH

  • Traveling I-77 North: Proceed to I-40 West, then follow our directions from the east.
  • Traveling I-85 South out of Charlotte: Proceed to 321 North then to I-40 West and follow our directions from the east.
  • Traveling I-85 North out of Atlanta: Proceed to I-26 West, then take exit 31A (I-40 East) and follow our directions from the west.
  • Traveling I-95 North: Proceed to I-26 West, then take exit 31A (I-40 East) and follow our directions from the west.

From Hickory, Greensboro, Raleigh/Durham, and other points EAST

  1. Take I-40 West to Exit 66 (Ridgecrest), which is the next exit after Exit 73 (Old Fort).
  2. Turn RIGHT at the end of the exit ramp. It will take about 10 minutes to get to us from this point.
  3. Turn RIGHT at the first stop sign, onto Old Hwy 70 / State Street.
  4. Travel about 3/4 mile (just after passing Ridgecrest Conference Center on your left), then turn LEFT at the stop sign (Yates Avenue / Old Hwy 70). This road will begin to take you into Pisgah National Forest.
  5. After about 1 mile, the paved road will be barricaded as it becomes the Point Lookout Trail Greenway. At the barricade, veer LEFT onto the gravel road that winds its way through the forest for another 1.5 miles to the Inn. You’ll see what appear to be steep driveways along the road. Please go past those; our driveway is not steep and you can see the Inn from the road. A split-rail fence marks our property (as well as a tall security light if you are traveling at night).

From Asheville, Knoxville, and other points WEST

  1. Travel I-40 East to Exit 66 (Ridgecrest), which is the next exit after Exit 64 (Black Mountain).
  2. Turn LEFT at the end of the exit ramp. It will take about 10 minutes to get to us from this point. Turn  RIGHT at the first stop sign, onto Old Hwy 70 / State Street.
  3. Travel about 3/4 mile (just after passing Ridgecrest Conference Center on your left), then turn LEFT at the stop sign (Yates Avenue / Old Hwy 70). This road will begin to take you into Pisgah National Forest.
  4. After about 1 mile, the paved road will be barricaded as it becomes the Point Lookout Trail Greenway. At the barricade, veer LEFT onto the gravel road that winds its way through the forest for another 1.5 miles to the Inn. You’ll see what appear to be steep driveways along the road. Please go past those; our driveway is not steep and you can see the Inn from the road. A split-rail fence marks our property (as well as a tall security light if you are traveling at night).

Distances

A helpful tip: In the mountains of North Carolina, people often use time rather than mileage when talking about distance. There is rarely a straight line between two points on a scenic drive in the mountains.

Black Mountain, NC 3 miles 10-15 minutes
Old Fort, NC 7 miles 15 minutes
Biltmore Estate 19 miles 20 minutes
Blue Ridge Parkway via Asheville 20 miles 20 minutes
Downtown Asheville 22 miles 25 minutes
Chimney Rock Park/Lake Lure 25 miles 35 minutes
Hickory Nut Gorge 25 miles 40 minutes
Lake James State Park 35 miles 45 minutes
Mount Pisgah 50 miles 1 hour
Mount Mitchell State Park 55 miles 1 hour
Hickory, NC 62 miles 1 hour
Great Smoky Mountains Nat’l Park 72 miles 1.5 hours
Greenville, SC 78 miles 1.5 hours
Knoxville, TN 130 miles 2 hours
Charlotte, NC 115 miles 2 hours
Winston-Salem, NC 132 miles 2.5 hours
Columbia, SC 172 miles 2.75 hours
Raleigh/Durham, NC 210-230 miles 3.5-3.75 hours
Atlanta, GA 223 miles 3.75 hours
Roanoke, VA 242 miles 3.75 hours
Charleston, SC 283 miles 4.5 hours


Contact Information:

Inn on Mill Creek
3895 Mill Creek Rd
Old Fort, NC 28762-7658

Phone: (828) 668-1115
info@innonmillcreek.com