Travel Blogs from Asheville, United States

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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 ...

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 ...

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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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 ...

Cherokee, Asheville, United States travel blog

Cherokee

A travel blog entry by annmpriest

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... at the Cherokee Reservation. It is very commercialised, lots of tourist shops, motels and the casino. We were dropped in downtown Asheville for dinner and went to the Wayside Diner. Finally got to hotel at 8:20pm. Saw the difference of Southern ...

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 ...

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