Travel Blogs from Asheville, United States

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Dodging more rain!?!?!, Asheville, United States travel blog

Dodging more rain!?!?!

A travel blog entry by h.o.t.

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... handed in their Junior Ranger workbooks and earned their third badge of the trip!!!! We left Congaree and headed to Asheville North Carolina, a neat artsy and alternative town on the outskirts of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. More torrential ...

Wine Tasting with the Vanderbilts, Asheville, United States travel blog

Wine Tasting with the Vanderbilts

A travel blog entry by golf

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Today (by the way what day is it?) we drove from Nashville (we think) to Asheville, N.C.....throught the Smoky Mountains....great ride...(think that there is a song there)...and have decided that we like any city, town  or state that ends in ...

Lessons and Tips From our Travels in Italy, Asheville, United States travel blog

Lessons and Tips From our Travels in Italy

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

I hope you have enjoyed our blog about our travels in Italy.  I thought I would leave you with a few tips and lessons that we have learned during some of our travels. Luggage Take an extra suitcase that can be packed in your bag and used if needed ...

Day 23 - Asheville - North Carolina, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 23 - Asheville - North Carolina

A travel blog entry by traceystravels

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... I did not choose, seeing the summit was just fine for me :) Once over the mountains and in North Carolina it was off to Asheville to visit Biltmore House. This is the most visited house in the USA. It was built in 1895 by rail tycoon George W ...

The Great Smokies, Asheville, United States travel blog

The Great Smokies

A travel blog entry by erickahanson

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... western part of the state. Asheville is located up in the mountains which keeps the weather questionable, and the scenery exquisite. Asheville was our first encounter of the illusive "friendly folk".. oh, yes, they do exist, although they often inhabit ...

Happy Birthday Pat!, Asheville, United States travel blog

Happy Birthday Pat!

A travel blog entry by golf

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Pat....we toasted you a number of times today....!!!!  Okay....boys and girls.....a little lesson in posting comments.....go to the top of the page ....click on guestbook.....look for" post a comment."....a screen will pop up that asks for a user ...

Hiked Smokemont Trail, visited Asheville, NC, Asheville, United States travel blog

Hiked Smokemont Trail, visited Asheville, NC

A travel blog entry by cainrvtrip

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... , hiked the Smokemont Trail.  Wild flowers, streams, trees leaving out perfect weather.  After hike we headed toward Asheville through the Cherokee Nation.  Passing beautiful small town with houses and cabins dotting the hill side.  ...

Asheville NC, Asheville NC, United States travel blog

Asheville NC

A travel blog entry by nanseaj

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... purchased a simple carved wooden figure to hang on the Christmas tree and saw many other items she would have liked to purchase. Asheville is a delightful town to explore on foot, add a brilliant blue sky and sun warming our backs and it is darned near ...

across Georgia into Asheville, NC, Asheville, NC, United States travel blog

across Georgia into Asheville, NC

A travel blog entry by lroff

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... ridges flanked by scenic valleys, along pastoral mountain plateaus and through some of the highest mountains of the eastern United States." Other highlights include wildlife, trees in bloom (in season), flowers and flowering shrubs, diverse history and ...

It's Avocado Salsa!, Asheville, United States travel blog

It's Avocado Salsa!

A travel blog entry by bekandjesse

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... We wound our way down the mountain to Asheville, North Carolina to catch up with a Permaculture buddy, Mike and his family. Asheville is known as a liberal town full of artists and nature lovers. Whilst here, we enjoyed the lovely company of Mike, ...

Asheville, NC, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville, NC

A travel blog entry by porkchopexpress

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... ;Oh well…   We hit up several breweries & restaurants during the week and enjoyed an afternoon at Biltmore Estate, but in reality Asheville sort of let us down.  I think we had built it up too much in our mind.   We left a little ...

Gobble gooble, the worlds best turkey., Asheville, United States travel blog

Gobble gooble, the worlds best turkey.

A travel blog entry by bekandjesse

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... week, they were very gracious hosts. We had the opportunity to hike with Mike and Aggie up Mount Pisgah, a beautiful mountain in Asheville. It wasn't too difficult and was quite a rewarding hike, with us being the first people up the mountain for the day ...

My nephew's wedding & vacation in DC, Hendersonville & Asheville, United States travel blog

My nephew's wedding & vacation in DC

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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... .  My brother and the bride's parents took care of the accommodations and some meals while we were in/and around Asheville and Hendersonville for three days.  My sister, niece, and I, continued onto Washington DC for a short vacation after the ...

Asheville, NC/Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville, NC/Blue Ridge Parkway

A travel blog entry by gsnakehill

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... stayed the night after taking a few hikes.  Saturday, June 22 – Pisgah National Forest, Lake Powhatan Recreation Area, Asheville, NC       This campground is located on the west side of Asheville off of route 191 and ...

Hours and Days, Asheville, United States travel blog

Hours and Days

A travel blog entry by travelchiz

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... , I would choose it's sinuous shade over the highway in a heartbeat. We are now camped out in a very normal motel outside of Asheville, N.C., have places lined up for the next two nights, and I am staying awake to send this message out into the void, ...

Saying Goodbye, Asheville, United States travel blog

Saying Goodbye

A travel blog entry by hsigmon

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... in lemur communities the women rule, which seemed very appropriate for our group. We ended the visiting portion of our trip today in Asheville, where we were treated to lunch by my aunt and uncle, and then took a very quick walk on a short trail behind ...

Day 8 - Time to Say Goodbye, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 8 - Time to Say Goodbye

A travel blog entry by jamestomwright

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... We'll remember this trip for as long as we live! It was a great relaxing time away from normal life for awhile.  I see Asheville again in our future!   "Happy trails to you, until we meet again.Some trails are happy ones,Others are blue.It's ...

NC, Asheville, United States travel blog

NC

A travel blog entry by l4hcic

Home to Crestridge Camp for ...

Day 4, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by ayrefm

... convinced me to go out to dinner. We ended up going to Tupelo Honey Cafe, but this time we went to their South Asheville location. The food was just as great as the original, but the atmosphere was more relaxed. We had the biscuits with blueberry jam to ...

White Trolley Tour and more, Asheville, United States travel blog

White Trolley Tour and more

A travel blog entry by cblake3493

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... ; Some scenes from Dirty Dancing was filmed at Grove Park Inn. Charleton Heston was the first director of the Asheville Theatre. Stephen Spielberg has a condo in downtown Asheville. Actress Andie McDowell lives in the Biltmore residential comunity. The ...

...Asheville..., Asheville, United States travel blog

...Asheville...

A travel blog entry by kellyday

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... several hours wandering around downtown, stopped in a brewery for a quick bite and a beer and checked out a couple cool stores. Asheville is a pretty sweet city - very "Boulder'ish", but seems a bit more city like.  We did end up wandering around ...

Zoe Loves Jack!, Asheville, United States travel blog

Zoe Loves Jack!

A travel blog entry by harthouse

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After school today, Jack, Zoe and Dave met up with Dave's friend Chris for nine holes of disc golf. Jack had some great shots and enjoyed hiking through the woods. Zoe was Chris' caddy, happily carrying his discs around...but she's going to have to ...

Biltmore Estate Tour, Asheville, United States travel blog

Biltmore Estate Tour

A travel blog entry by buzzlog

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... winery.  From there we drove to the Visitors Information Center where we boarded a trolley to take us on a tour of Asheville and all the sights downtown and around Asheville. We found our new hotel and then went out to supper at Longhorn ...

Weekend at the lake, Asheville, United States travel blog

Weekend at the lake

A travel blog entry by spain1rebekah

Enjoyed a lovely break with my mom, sister, and brother in Lake Lure in the beautiful Smokey mountains. Enjoyed rock hoping, sliding rock, visiting our great aunt, and just relaxing with my family. Gorgeous area. ...

Rainy Day AND Monday, Asheville, United States travel blog

Rainy Day AND Monday

A travel blog entry by hollynjym

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Well since it's a rainy day AND a Monday I am bound to be "down" as the Carpenters put it…we were going to do the Biltmore but I decided against prepurchasing the tickets for this very reason. I would rather just pay more and go on a nice ...

Mountain time, Asheville, United States travel blog

Mountain time

A travel blog entry by tsusm70

We traveled from Nashville to asheville on Sunday, 3/24.  It was heavy rain, drizzle and fog.  The views over he mountains when visible were fantastic. Lots of climbs and switchbacks. Got to our site on the Broad French river which is just ...

You meet the nicest people, Asheville, United States travel blog

You meet the nicest people

A travel blog entry by pieter.nj

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... . His bike felt like my kids tricycle. It was so easy to flip from one side to the other. We exited the park and headed for Asheville, NC and our hotel. On the way some jerk ripped out of a parking lot and almost took wade out. He was struggling to hold ...

Organic Breakfast, Asheville, United States travel blog

Organic Breakfast

A travel blog entry by pbandjgoround

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After five days in NC we were back on the road and on our way to Nashville. On the way we stopped in Asheville, an amazing little town filled with organic restaurants and shops. We had a great breakfast at the Green Acres Cafe. After breakfast it was back ...

Personal Rating of Asheville for Retirement, Asheville, United States travel blog

Personal Rating of Asheville for Retirement

A travel blog entry by dave-sue-rv

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... the cart. You can pick houses you want to visit at home in your PJs and bunny slippers.  Pretty nice. Bottom line: Asheville is certainly a retirement possibility. I said I didn’t want this to sound like a commercial, but if we move ...

Note to self, do not drive from MA-NC in one day, Asheville NC, United States travel blog

Note to self, do not drive from MA-NC in one day

A travel blog entry by g7s22

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Keeping a secret about the departure date from the children was difficult, but in the end it worked really well because the kids were very surprised when we woke them up at 3:00 Am this morning. They were so surprised, in fact that they decided that ...

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