Travel Blogs from Asheville, United States

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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 ...

blue ridge spring, Asheville, United States travel blog

blue ridge spring

A travel blog entry by britfuller

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The Biltmore Estate, Asheville, United States travel blog

The Biltmore Estate

A travel blog entry by suewelsch

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Today was devoted to seeing the Biltmore Estate.  We started off with problems.  I got the GPS by going to the directions on the Biltmore website, but they were incorrect and led us to a back entrance.  It turns out that one does not want ...

Lunch in Asheville, NC- Tupelo, Honeys, Asheville, United States travel blog

Lunch in Asheville, NC- Tupelo, Honeys

A travel blog entry by kdquinn

Looking for Mayfels, closed on Tuesday and Wednesday Ate next door at Tupelo, Honey for second ...

It's a Gingerbread Christmas, Asheville, United States travel blog

It's a Gingerbread Christmas

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe

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This morning we went to the Grove Park Inn. This hotel holds many events throughout the year, but in my opinion, the neatest event is the National Gingerbread House competition. Competitors from all over spend months designing and building their ...

Smooth Travels and We're Home Again!, Asheville, United States travel blog

Smooth Travels and We're Home Again!

A travel blog entry by 2vagabonds

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Shar: After a 9 hour ride from Paris to Atlanta and then a short flight from there to Asheville, we have arrived home to our little house in the woods. Ahhh, it is always so wonderful to arrive home after some time away. Our cats seem happy to see us, ...

Day 1, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by ucf74

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We arrived at the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport early this morning and drove the hour and a half into Asheville. Our cottage, The Bittersweet Suite, is beautiful. It had been remodeled by the current owners about five years ago into a nice craftsman ...

Made it to Asheville!, Asheville, United States travel blog

Made it to Asheville!

A travel blog entry by mends352

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12 hours ...

Downtown Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

Downtown Asheville

A travel blog entry by paulandkaren

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This morning we left Biltmore Estate and headed into downtown Asheville.  We have booked a lovely little cottage for the next three nights from Susan on VRBO website and it is only 10 miles out of Asheville.  We are low on clean clothes so ...

Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville

A travel blog entry by paulandkaren

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... everywhere. We find a nice diner for lunch inside Woolworth Walk - a privately and locally owned art gallery in down town Asheville.  We visit a few galleries and then head back to our place for a quiet afternoon. We spend some time planning our ...

Doing the Count Down...., Asheville, United States travel blog

Doing the Count Down....

A travel blog entry by iman_

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  I received my pre-departure information from SIT and am working on getting all of my materials together.  As a part of our arts and culture seminar we have 3-5 books that need to be read to prepare us for our first exam or paper.  I have ...

Vanderbilts for a day, Asheville, United States travel blog

Vanderbilts for a day

A travel blog entry by travelinv

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We spent our last day in the mountains visiting the Biltmore Estate in Asheville. We visited last year, but missed the gardens. This time, we toured the house and gardens, then headed over to Holden's favorite spot, the farmyard. On the drive back to ...

The Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, United States travel blog

The Blue Ridge Parkway

A travel blog entry by catndeano

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... River. Returning from the summit, the sun was beginning to set, so we chose a nice viewpoint to cook dinner before heading to Asheville to find a place to camp for the night. As usual, we checked out Walmart first. Good news everybody! When we drove into ...

Pisgua National Forest - Asheville, NC, Asheville, United States travel blog

Pisgua National Forest - Asheville, NC

A travel blog entry by jimhorak

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... Forest.  It was a beautiful, peaceful spot. We stayed very busy here visiting the Biltmore, Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, downtown Asheville, River Arts District and East Asheville,  The weather cooled off a bit into the mid 80's and being cradled ...

About my user name, Asheville, United States travel blog

About my user name

A travel blog entry by 3cupsoftea

One more thing.... People have asked about my user name - "3cupsoftea" and I thought I would explain it It comes from Greg Mortensen's book of the same name and it refers to a statement made by a Pakistani village chief who says they do business over 3 ...

Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville

A travel blog entry by georgeadams1991

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... it was time to quickly leave before they got across the river to us. Continued on as late afternoon finally arrived in Asheville and checked into a posh hotel the ramada, discounted price meant we paid just $22 each!! With sunset fast approaching and ...

More pics, Asheville, United States travel blog

More pics

A travel blog entry by sldusse

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One last NC sightseeing day, Asheville, United States travel blog

One last NC sightseeing day

A travel blog entry by cruisinseniors

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Well it rained during the night but this morning even though it was a little cloudy, it wasn't as cool as it has been. However, by noon, the sun was out and it was warming up nicely. Remember yesterday I mentioned that the Biltmore tickets we had ...

It Sounds Like the Beattles, Asheville, United States travel blog

It Sounds Like the Beattles

A travel blog entry by harthouse

Today, Jack took his first bass lesson. He LOVED it! He came home and immediately spent time practicing. He called Dave into the room, played him a cord, grinned from ear to ear, and said "Doesn't it sound just like the Beattles?" After dinner we played ...

Five Years...Hooray!, Asheville, United States travel blog

Five Years...Hooray!

A travel blog entry by gregtracey

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We had so much fun.  We had lunch at Thai Basil (great curry and a wonderful jasmine infused green tea!!!), shopped downtown (got socks), popped into The Chocolate Fetish (got lots!!!), walked through the River Sculpture Exhibit, looted the WNC ...

ANOTHER DAY OFF....OH MY!, Asheville, United States travel blog

ANOTHER DAY OFF....OH MY!

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... experimental forest east of the Mississippi river. It encompasses nearly 6,000 acres within the Pisgah National Forest near Asheville. Established in 1925 its purpose is conducting research on silvicultural practices that would aid in the rehabilitation ...

Relaxing Into Vacation, Asheville, United States travel blog

Relaxing Into Vacation

A travel blog entry by bethh1902

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... what the doctor ordered for  a sore body not used to such stair climbing. And we finished off the evening by heading to downtown Asheville....and it was really hopping on a Saturday night!  What a cool city, I love it!  We found a great ...

Trip to the Mountains, Asheville, United States travel blog

Trip to the Mountains

A travel blog entry by amyanderson

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... We stayed at a cute little hostel in West Asheville with cafes, fun pubs, and funky shops all within walking distance. Asheville is definitely a hippie town. It's great, but Camille was taken a little off-guard by everything! She didn't realise ...

Leaving for India on Saturday...., Asheville, United States travel blog

Leaving for India on Saturday....

A travel blog entry by amanda_india1

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Three days and ...

The World's Largest Summer Home, BBQ and Microbrew, Asheville, United States travel blog

The World's Largest Summer Home, BBQ and Microbrew

A travel blog entry by michael_alison

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... . The Biltmore Estate was completed in 1895 and was (still is, actually) the largest private single-family stand-alone home in the United States. Essentially, it was a palace that took a staff of 30 - 40 to run it. It had stables, gardens, bowling lanes, ...

Leaving Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

Leaving Asheville

A travel blog entry by mends352

Peace out North ...

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