Travel Blogs from Asheville, United States

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

We've missed you!, Asheville, United States travel blog

We've missed you!

A travel blog entry by mountainwoman

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We usually see each other 4 times a year, but it's been 8 months and we've missed them. We've been to beautiful Asheville so many times and we're here for only 72 hours, we're happy to just hang out at the house. And we get to celebrate Grandma's birthday ...

Biltmore Estate, Asheville North Carolina, United States travel blog

Biltmore Estate

A travel blog entry by jackiejohnson

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Monday....April 19 We went to The Biltmore today......I can't even begin to describe it. I was awestruck!  here's a bit of info about it: The Biltmore Estate is the realization of George Washington Vanderbilt's bold and enduring vision to create an ...

The Beginning..., Asheville, United States travel blog

The Beginning...

A travel blog entry by iman_

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As time goes by it is becoming more and more evident to me that I will be leaving the US soon.  I am entering my final year in college and I will be starting that chapter by spending a semester abroad. I will be doing field-based research with SIT ...

Testing, testing..., Asheville, United States travel blog

Testing, testing...

A travel blog entry by lovestodrive70

Check, check...one, two...one, two...is this thing on? Hey there! Just testing out the blog before we head on out. Have to find a cool profile pic for this thing. Just a few more days! Been planning since January, can't believe how time flies. Tune in ...

THURSDAY - Our last travel day - YEAH!, Asheville, United States travel blog

THURSDAY - Our last travel day - YEAH!

A travel blog entry by catonc

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... and found out they were staying at the Red Roof Inn too -- and heard how they have lived all over the U.S., and they liked visiting Asheville. Both seemed to be free spirits.  Tomorrow we go to our house - 5 Morris Drive, Weaverville, NC 28787 ...

Asheville NC, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville NC

A travel blog entry by tracyandjohn

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... tale. We almost turned around without going in due to the empty lot. It looked really creepy.   We made it into Asheville for a quick visit before heading to visit Kate and Michael. Tracy has been talking about the farmer's market so we ...

Transformus, Asheville, United States travel blog

Transformus

A travel blog entry by mytexashaley

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Just a bit of fun and a test to see how this travel pod thing ...

Finally, to Asheville to see the Biltmore Estate, Asheville, United States travel blog

Finally, to Asheville to see the Biltmore Estate

A travel blog entry by suewelsch

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... and two tours to the Biltmore Estate on Saturday.  It was a short driving day through and across the Appalachians to get to Asheville. The drive was beautiful. Along the way, we stopped to buy groceries and gas in Marion, Virginia.   One of the ...

Day 1 - The Departure, Asheville , United States travel blog

Day 1 - The Departure

A travel blog entry by spiritquartz

... be start of his 5th expedition to Iceland. What lies ahead will be both an adventure and unforgettable memories. I proceeded to AVL (Asheville) airport to start my travel to Iceland. My grandparents dropped me off where I gave my hugs and regards before ...

UNC Arboretum, Asheville, United States travel blog

UNC Arboretum

A travel blog entry by sparcat

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We hiked today at the UNC Arboretum. Later we went walking in the historic district in Asheville. Clearly there is a serious time warp in this city. Lots of dread locks, 70's clothes, canvas shoes/purses, vegetarian restaurants and some very strange ...

From Springs to Springs, Asheville, United States travel blog

From Springs to Springs

A travel blog entry by redfly828

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On Tuesday, we drove from Pagosa Springs, CO to Eureka Springs, AR -- a mere 16 hour drive, nothin' too crazy.  Mom jousted me out of bed at 530 AM from our frigid cabin stay in Pagosa and we hit the road.  I was asleep for pretty part of the ...

Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, United States travel blog

Blue Ridge Parkway

A travel blog entry by scott_and_amy

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We were told Asheville was the place to go, so from the Outer Banks via Durham we headed there along the World Famous Blue Ridge Parkway. The Parkway is listed as one of the best scenic drives in the US, but they forgot to tell us its only really during ...

A day with my head in the clouds, Asheville, United States travel blog

A day with my head in the clouds

A travel blog entry by muggeragem

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Clouds overhead all day. Couldn't see any good views on either side of the Parkway. No matter the curves :) So hard to keep to the speed limit including going around the curves. Two high points of the day was 1. A visit to The Blue Ridge Music Centre and ...

TALES OF TRAVEL FROM 2011! AND A PEEK AT 2012.., Asheville, United States travel blog

TALES OF TRAVEL FROM 2011! AND A PEEK AT 2012..

A travel blog entry by htchldinthecty

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... cast. The tour is January through May. I've had to memorize what feels like hundreds of poems, and I will be traveling the United States performing them in a high-intensity two-person 'poetry-turned-into-a-play' kind of show! I have been rehearsing in ...

Leaving our beloved Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

Leaving our beloved Asheville

A travel blog entry by jlisley

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Our upcoming adventure has yet to begin and we are having mixed emotions about leaving Asheville - after all, it IS the place were we met, got married, and lived the past 3 years.  It's sad to leave this town behind, but much harder to leave behind ...

Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville

A travel blog entry by timinator.3000

Asheville ...

The Three

The Three "P's"

A travel blog entry by travelwithnj

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... rotate with one of the couples serving as host on their assigned night. It was a good plan. During our planning meeting in Asheville we called Karen and Dick to ask questions and  pick up any pearls of wisdom they could offer. They were ...

A few minutes of fame, Asheville, United States travel blog

A few minutes of fame

A travel blog entry by gypsyfeet

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... a nice guy, he said no problem.. The story gets better, but I'll carry on with the day. The signature attraction for Asheville is Biltmore Estate. I hadn't heard of it, but people around America come from miles around to see it, and buy whole year ...

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