Travel Blogs from Asheville, United States

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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 ...

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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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 ...

Leaving home, Asheville, United States travel blog

Leaving home

A travel blog entry by larken

My wonderful parents, Larry and Kendra, are taking a much-deserved holiday with their good friends Tom and Sue Ann. They're going to Mexico. I wanted to set up a travel log for them, and I hope they will get into it enough to add future entries. ...

Bear sighting, Asheville North Carolina, United States travel blog

Bear sighting

A travel blog entry by jackiejohnson

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Well try as I might this is the only bear I made contact with at the campground!!! Relaxing day yesterday. Mike did some fishing and actually caught some! We drove on the Blue-ridge Parkway. That's neat......just a road that goes for hundreds of miles up ...

Day 2 - Why can't we see all of the 250 rooms?!, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 2 - Why can't we see all of the 250 rooms?!

A travel blog entry by jamestomwright

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... Back in the car and a long drive out of the estate.  We both decide on some on Indian food at Melas in downtown Asheville.  Good choice and good timing.  As we walk in, it starts to downpour.  The restaurant was beautiful and the food ...

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 ...

The Great Smoky Mountains and Beautiful Biltmore, Asheville, United States travel blog

The Great Smoky Mountains and Beautiful Biltmore

A travel blog entry by hursts

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... and...smoky! We went for a short hike at the base of the mountains and visited some waterfalls. We arrived in Asheville last night and spent today playing tourist by visiting Biltmore Estates. It was built by George Vanderbilt in 1895 who at ...

On the road again!!!, Asheville, United States travel blog

On the road again!!!

A travel blog entry by cruisinseniors

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... incident). Once we were back on the road we headed northwest and kept trudging along. We eventually turned onto I-40 and headed for Asheville. Now NC has two areas, beach and mountains, well we were in the mountains although Bob didn't realize how much, ...

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