Travel Blogs from Asheville, United States

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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 ...

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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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 ...

Road trip to Asheville via BRP, Asheville, United States travel blog

Road trip to Asheville via BRP

A travel blog entry by barbstravels

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... in the high altitudes from the passing clouds' precipitation. It was a true wonderland of frost. Like FROZEN (Disney). Had lunch in Asheville, and then it took less than 2 hrs to drive back (not on the parkway). Back to the comfort of our ...

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