Just outside tiny Black Mountain, you'll find hiking, running and mountain biking trails of every difficulty level criss-crossing the mountains. Before heading out to explore, stop at the Dripolator for some excellent coffee, baked goods, and more. The inside is cozy and welcoming, the regulars are laid-back, and there's outdoor seating during nice weather. There may be a line if you arrive after 9:00 or so on the weekend. This is a place where you can linger if bad weather spoils your outdoor plans.