The Herbal Conference is located at Kanuga Conference & Retreat Center, 130 Kanuga Chapel Dr, Hendersonville, NC 28739.
Parking is limited. Please carpool or share a ride from your home town (near or far) or the airport you fly into. To connect with others who have a ride to share or are searching for a ride to join, post on our RideVu carpooling platform (coming in summer)
Kanuga is easily accessible via Interstates 26, 40, and 85. If this is your first visit to Kanuga and you will not be using a GPS, we recommend using these directions.
From Interstate 26
- Take exit 49-B on US-64 W/Four Seasons Blvd into Hendersonville. Continue for 2.3 miles.
- Turn left on N. Church Street (South Business 25) and drive nine blocks
- Turn right on Kanuga Street (becomes Kanuga Road) and following for 3.75 miles.
- Turn right on Kanuga Lake Road (watch for the brown road sign).
- Proceed to the Conference and Retreat Center.
If Flying into Asheville
Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), located thirty minutes from Kanuga, offers service on Allegiant, US Airways, Delta and United, with daily nonstop service to Charlotte, Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Orlando and other major hubs. When exiting Asheville Regional Airport take a left onto Airport Road and follow the signs for I-26 East toward Hendersonville. Follow directions for Interstate 26 East.
Uber, Lyft, and taxi cab services pick up passengers at the Asheville Regional Airport with no reservation needed. If you'd like to make a reservation ahead of time, we recommend you check out this list of car services.
GrandyCo, a local airport shuttle service, is offering rides for $25 one-way to conference participants (normally $50 one-way). From the airport to Kanuga for arrival on Friday afternoon 10/12 and from Kanuga to the airport on Sunday 10/14. Contact Joe at GrandyCo directly at (828) 691-0504 to make arrangements, payments, and for follow-up questions. Please be prepared to interface directly with GrandyCo (conference staff will be unable to answer questions, etc. related to your shuttle rides). Like all participants, please have your arrival information on hand to get you to your lodging.
Other Regional Airports
Greenville-Spartanburg, SC (GSP – 1 hr.)
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, located one hour from Kanuga, offers service on Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, Southwest, United and US Airways. Taxi services and major rental car companies are available at the airport terminal. When exiting Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport follow signs for I-85 N. Continue for 14 miles and take exit 70 to merge onto I-26 West towards Asheville, NC. Follow directions for Interstate 26 West.
Charlotte, NC (CLT – 1 hr. 45 min.)
Charlotte Douglas International Airport, located one hour and 45 minutes from Kanuga is the largest airport in the region. If flights into Asheville or Greenville-Spartanburg are unavailable we recommend Charlotte as an alternative. When exiting Charlotte Douglas International Airport follow signs for I-85 South towards Gastonia/Spartanburg. You may choose to follow I-85 all the way to I-26 West. Alternatively you can take exit 10b to merge onto US-74 W towards Kings Mountain/Shelby for 56 miles. US-74 merges with I-26 near Columbus, NC. Follow directions for Interstate 26 West.
Reaching Kanuga by Bus: Greyhound offers service to Asheville, NC, their closest stop to Hendersonville. The bus station is located at 2 Tunnel Road (about 32 miles from Kanuga) and is open 8am - 9pm seven days a week, except holidays. Taxi services and rental car information is available at the station.