Travel Blogs from Asheville, United States

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Day 28 from Palmetto Prideway to Billy Graham Fwy, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 28 from Palmetto Prideway to Billy Graham Fwy

A travel blog entry by antonymgibson

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... still a beautiful place to visit. Even if the only place we could buy bread was at the local Piggly Wiggly supermarket. Asheville is a major contrast. After getting major wraps from Stephen Fry and Stefan Linquist, and with monikers such as Paris of ...

Blue Ridge Parkway, 469-400 mile post, Asheville, United States travel blog

Blue Ridge Parkway, 469-400 mile post

A travel blog entry by johnhuitfeldt

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Today we drove to the town of Cherokee, which is set in a lovely valley, but largely consists of establishments on the tacky side. Avoiding the huge Indian casino, we toured the very good Cherokee Indian Museum. An excellent presentation of the history ...

make love & art not war, Asheville, United States travel blog

make love & art not war

A travel blog entry by bhuvaneshwari

... Tief durchatmen, entspannen und mir vorstellen, ich sei wieder da, wo alle an den Weltfrieden und composting toilets glauben. Asheville ist den meisten Auslaendern wohl eher nicht bekannt, doch die Kleinstadt am Fusse der Blue Ridge Mountains scheint ein ...

Can't Get Enough of Asheville: Part Deux!, Asheville, United States travel blog

Can't Get Enough of Asheville: Part Deux!

A travel blog entry by browngaltrekker

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... through the various local stores.  While the others went to see Biltmore, a few of us stayed behind in downtown Asheville.  Encounters with strangers included meeting a monk who was staying in a temple near the town.  This particular ...

A Day At The NC Arboretum, Asheville, United States travel blog

A Day At The NC Arboretum

A travel blog entry by fred.ropp

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  Dear Vernae,   I was thinking this morning that I needed a good run.  I've been wanting a day outside, so, I opened the window, threw back the sash, and off to Grandmothers house I went!  The N.C. Arboretum is just down the road ...

All a board!, Asheville, United States travel blog

All a board!

A travel blog entry by bronwenrolls

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... the fear he may have come to meet my bus. Then through to Hickory, Morganton, bumfucknowhere, hickscounty, rapetown then to Ashville. Asheville however is worth all the horror and sleep deprivation of the ride.  I didn’t think that when I was ...

Biltmore Bound!, Asheville, United States travel blog

Biltmore Bound!

A travel blog entry by jacobandmegan

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The last weekend in April we traveled to the Biltmore Village in Asheville, North Carolina.  We had a wonderful time and enjoyed our trip.  Megan had never been to the Biltmore and we enjoyed touring the gardens and the estate. ...

The Small World of Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

The Small World of Asheville

A travel blog entry by leinadw

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... girl named Abby. This gal was a baker by trade, lived in a beautiful house right near the French Broad river in West Asheville, had a huge backyard with a vegetable garden and an area for chickens (the chickens were still growing up in a kiddie pool in ...

Knoxville Gnosh and Asheville Action, Asheville, United States travel blog

Knoxville Gnosh and Asheville Action

A travel blog entry by kgkacin

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... of their foreclosed home.  Trey talked about his work and how difficult and scary it can be.  He was in Asheville coincidentally to Patrick's arrival and Patrick was trying to get him a job working the towers.  Gary bought us another ...

Apr 07, 2011, Asheville, United States travel blog

Apr 07, 2011

A travel blog entry by rb-travelblog

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The "Happiest City For Women" ... But Where?

A travel blog entry by garylesser

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... Great Balsam Mountains. The Blue Ridge Parkway takes us along the southern edge of the Pisgah, through Craggy Gardens toward Asheville, North Carolina. Craggy Gardens is covered with purple rhododendrons in mid-June, which would be spectacular if it ...

Flushed by Applachian Mountains, Asheville, United States travel blog

Flushed by Applachian Mountains

A travel blog entry by nofixedplans

... hang out with my cousin and her family. We are spending one night here before our long drive to Fairfax, Virginia. Asheville and surrounding areas are known for arts and crafts. You can find homemade goods and crafts along the roadside. Unfortunately, we ...

On the road again, Asheville, United States travel blog

On the road again

A travel blog entry by nofixedplans

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... such luck, as you have to pay an entrance fee, and we had run out of time. At least you can sneak a peek at downtown Asheville, which seems charming (must see that cool coffee place that is actually a bus). And really, that's what we did, we drove ...

River deep, mountain high, Asheville, United States travel blog

River deep, mountain high

A travel blog entry by cndashton

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Day 36 Sevierville Tennessee to Ashevillle North Carolina 90.7 miles 5650 ft climbing The most glorious day! I want to hold this memory forever!  We are a happy bunch at breakfast because it's a short day! Anything under 100 miles we now regard ...

Show, Asheville, United States travel blog

Show

A travel blog entry by bdgj

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Overnight in Ashville, Asheville, United States travel blog

Overnight in Ashville

A travel blog entry by 1414kath

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I pulled out of Murphy and drove up through the mountains to see Cherokee on my way to Asheville.   It was a rainy drizzly day.   I arrived at my cousin's home in the late afternoon/early evening.  They were out of town, but had ...

Day in the Asheville Area, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day in the Asheville Area

A travel blog entry by hdrk53

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... 62nd Annual Apple Festival in Hendersonville and we have those pictures for your enjoyment. One of our favorite stores in Asheville and Hendersonville is the Mast General Store.  It is like an older store with wooden floors and ...

one last time - the southern feeling, Asheville, United States travel blog

one last time - the southern feeling

A travel blog entry by bhuvaneshwari

... gibt's schon eine 100% heile Welt. Es war auf jeden Fall schoen, mal wieder aus der Stadt rauszukommen. Danach nach Asheville, meine Freundin Emma, die den Sommer dort verbringt, besuchen. Nachdem wir das letzte Mal ja ausgiebig die liberale, alternative ...

79. Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River..., Asheville, United States travel blog

79. Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River...

A travel blog entry by sarahandblairnz

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... left the dogs behind and pushed on for North Carolina. After driving nearly the length of the parkway, we arrived in Asheville. Here we stayed at Lake Powhatan and enjoyed talking with the friendliest people you ever could meet. Ingles supermarket there ...

Day 2 – Saturday, March 30, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 2 – Saturday, March 30

A travel blog entry by travelagain

... Jim at the house and went to dinner at the Black Forest Restaurant.  It’s a German restaurant that has been part of the Asheville scene for, oh, only about 50 years. I remember going there as a young adult. What as great meal!  But the ...

About to Begin the Adventure, Asheville, United States travel blog

About to Begin the Adventure

A travel blog entry by lc65259

Mark Twain had it right when he said that in twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor . Catch the trade winds in your ...

Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville

A travel blog entry by startravellers

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Two connecting plane flights from Charlottesville, Virginia to Asheville, North Carolina via Charlotte took longer than expected with hold ups on both flights. It was good to finally get to Ashville late in the afternoon and find Nia, Ricky's niece, ...

Galavanting through Buncome County, Asheville, United States travel blog

Galavanting through Buncome County

A travel blog entry by mjslonim

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... floors, amazing woodwork and spiral staircases.      We visited some of the interesting small towns surrounding Asheville, including Weaverville, where we partook in an Open Studio art tour.   The art here are fantastic and ...

Biltmore House, Asheville, North Carolina, Asheville, United States travel blog

Biltmore House, Asheville, North Carolina

A travel blog entry by chictravelers2

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We crossed into North Carolina and stayed at the Pride Resort in Waynesville, near Asheville. This was right about when the tropical storm "Alberto" was threatening Florida, but where we were it was just cloudy and even helped us on the day that we toured ...

Time to Go!, Asheville, United States travel blog

Time to Go!

A travel blog entry by gseindia

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Here's some "before" pics of us at the ...

Day 3 – Sunday, March 31, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 3 – Sunday, March 31

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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It’s Easter Sunday. Jesus is risen!  He has risen indeed! We went to church in Spartanburg, SC by television.  Daddy watches every Sunday and feels very much that it is “his” church.  They have a great choir and ...

17 days to go, but who's counting?, Asheville, United States travel blog

17 days to go, but who's counting?

A travel blog entry by wrlondon

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We're getting pretty close to leaving, it's hard to believe we're only 17 days out. For those of you seriously entertaining the idea of joining us, I wanted to get our itinerary up. So here it is!    6-Jun Greenville, SC to Cairo, ...

Beer City Day 2, Asheville, United States travel blog

Beer City Day 2

A travel blog entry by amarika

... . He ended up being a crazy Estonian who was hitchhiking all over the country from the Florida Keys, to California, to Asheville to Minneapolis. We jokingly invited him to join us on our bike trip, and without much hesitation he accepted. We went to ...

A chimney with no smoke, Asheville, United States travel blog

A chimney with no smoke

A travel blog entry by malbet

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Today we moved on to Asheville North Carolina. Now, we have as you know traveled to all four corners of this huge country and have found many differences between the states themselves, in climate, terrain, vegetation and accents; but it seems none so ...

To Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

To Asheville

A travel blog entry by johnhuitfeldt

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A four hour drive down the interstate to Asheville, a very interesting town in the mountain foothills. This is a place where Brunswick Street meets Deliverance. Locals are a bit arty, with lots of tatts. Also much art and crafts and alternative stuff, but ...

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