Travel Blogs from Asheville, United States

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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 ...

Goin' Home, Asheville, United States travel blog

Goin' Home

A travel blog entry by lela.engman

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... for you. It was enjoyable to document our trip, the people we met, the experiences we lived through and the beautiful Southern United States we traveled. We live in a Great Country.           .    ...

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 ...

Biltmore Estate - putting the

Biltmore Estate - putting the "O" in Opulent

A travel blog entry by time-traveller

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... of the place didn't make it too crowded except when it came time to get a coffee. We spent an easy four hours there. Asheville is a fairly quiet mountain town, a bit like Katoomba. We had two excellent restaurant meals there of a la carte style similar to ...

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 ...

Asheville Check In, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville Check In

A travel blog entry by eckmannfamily

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This is a beautiful city; really enjoyed North Carolina.  We also enjoyed West Virginia, never been there before and it was fresh, open, beautiful. ...

The Cliffs at Walnut Cove:  Community! Golf! Locat, Asheville, United States travel blog

The Cliffs at Walnut Cove: Community! Golf! Locat

A travel blog entry by charlenemixa

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... Cove, Cliffs Land Partners, LLC, 22 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601 866.411.5771 http://www.cliffscommunities.com/communities/asheville/the-cliffs-at-walnut-cove/ Walnut Cove Realty, 158 Walnut Valley Parkway, Arden, NC 28704  828.684.5151 ...

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. ...

Asheville, North Carolina - Week 3, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville, North Carolina - Week 3

A travel blog entry by samandylan

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... 1930's during the Great Depression to share Vanderbuilt's Marvel and bring tourism to the Biltmore Township (now part of the greater Asheville). We dont really have much to show as photography is not allowed within the Estate. After a Long Day touring ...

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 ...

LET IT SNOW !   LET IT SNOW !   LET IT SNOW !, Asheville, United States travel blog

LET IT SNOW ! LET IT SNOW ! LET IT SNOW !

A travel blog entry by joanandlarry

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CROSSING THE SMOKY MOUNTAIN PASS Although the Smoky Mountains are very different from our beautiful Cascades and the Snoqualmie Pass of Washington state, they are an impressive site and the unexpected snow storm was intimidating to me, if not to my ...

Oct 20, 2012, Asheville, United States travel blog

Oct 20, 2012

A travel blog entry by huylan

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Movin On, Asheville, United States travel blog

Movin On

A travel blog entry by richandjanell

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... , the trees are still bare so the view wasn't as good as it could have been. Today we went to the Biltmore Estate in Asheville. Built by George W. Vanderbilt and completed in 1895, it is the largest private home in the country.  It is 178,926 sq ft ...

Change of Scenery, Asheville, United States travel blog

Change of Scenery

A travel blog entry by mickandbrit

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... so full he looked a bit intoxicated. There’s got to be some addictive chemical in those irresistible biscuits! We arrived in Asheville, North Carolina a little later than we’d hoped, but got to the home of our couch surfing host in time for ...

Craggy Gardens Rhododendron, Asheville, United States travel blog

Craggy Gardens Rhododendron

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

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... great opportunity to see the beautiful rhododendron flowers.  I met Justine and the others in Chapel Hill and we drove out towards Asheville.  On the Blue Ridge Parkway, it was 15 miles or so to the Craggy Gardens Picnic Area.  Our plan ...

Getting ready., Asheville, United States travel blog

Getting ready.

A travel blog entry by brothersgrim

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Getting ready for trip by packing necessary electronics , camera, book, ...

“Almost Heaven – The Swag”, Asheville, United States travel blog

“Almost Heaven – The Swag”

A travel blog entry by charlenemixa

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Miles of majestic mountains that gently touch the sky. A paradise where endless panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains is the front yard and the enchanting Great Smoky Mountain National Park is the backyard.  Sitting at Gooseberry Knob ...

Day 2 - Visit the Biltmore Estate, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 2 - Visit the Biltmore Estate

A travel blog entry by john.mccalla.33

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Spent the day at the Biltmore Estate. This is the Vanderbilt's 179,000 sq. ft. estate. It was started in 1889 and completed in Dec, 1895. It is unbelievable.  We we then did a little wine tasting at the estate, and then headed to the campground. ...

Percy Jackson in the Appalachians to the Biltmore, Asheville, United States travel blog

Percy Jackson in the Appalachians to the Biltmore

A travel blog entry by lizziep

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... we both got low blood sugar and got cranky with each other right about the time we hit the point of no return into Asheville. We were about an hour outside of Asheville and there were no more major roads intersecting with the parkway, so we were pretty ...

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