Travel Blogs from Asheville, United States

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Asheville on Tuesday, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville on Tuesday

A travel blog entry by incajac

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Turns out Tuesday night is the worst night to visit Asheville. I'd been pretty excited about seeing Asheville because of the great things I had heard about the place from friends who had lived there. It was supposed to be a place with great live music, ...

Unbelievable Opulence, Asheville, United States travel blog

Unbelievable Opulence

A travel blog entry by pjandbubba

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Woke up bright and early to visit the Biltmore Estate.  This home is the largest residential home in the United States and was owned by George Vanderbilt.    It was built in 1895, has 250 rooms, a bowling alley, swimming pool, and ...

On to Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

On to Asheville

A travel blog entry by mumnjulie

... on the Blue Ridge parkway.  Changes of vegetation due to height.  Walked to Cascades at Linville Falls.  Went into Asheville town for dinner at Jack of the Woods.  Great Bluegrass music with "sitters in."   Friday 24 April - had ...

Blaue Berge, Asheville, United States travel blog

Blaue Berge

A travel blog entry by couve-on-tour

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... erhalten, weil die Stadtkasse lange Zeit leer und kein Geld zum Abreißen da war. In den 90ern entwickelte sich Asheville dann zur Hochburg für alternative Künstler und Öko-Pioniere. Eine unwiderstehliche Mischung: Wir genießen sommerliche ...

New bikes!, Asheville, United States travel blog

New bikes!

A travel blog entry by jamieferry

Our morning was a fun filled money spending spree on new mountain bikes and accessories for Olly and Emma. The both picked out Trek mountain bikes, helmets, shoes, gloves and all manner of parts and supplies.  Scott, our personal bike expert at the ...

Dag 5 - Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

Dag 5 - Asheville

A travel blog entry by erikenwendy

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... of je nog maar kortgeleden gehoord hebt van ons! Nadat we in Charleston gepakt hadden was het tijd om weer door te reizen richting Asheville, een ritje van 430 Km met twee korte stops. Asheville is geen grote stad. Op je bestemming aankomen kan echter wat ...

Asheville NC, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville NC

A travel blog entry by kmenez

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... a quick stop at the actual Blowing Rock, the wind blows up from the valley,  and a highway route to get to Asheville for check-in.  Unfortunately this meant not finishing the last part of the Blue Ridge Parkway.  Our first impression of ...

Escape to the Glorious Grove Park Inn, Asheville, United States travel blog

Escape to the Glorious Grove Park Inn

A travel blog entry by charlenemixa

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... totally booked on our visit.  I will definitely be back to stay at the Resort and further experience all it offers. Anyone visiting Asheville should at least visit the Grove Park Inn.  Go for lunch, golf, the spa, or a drink just to see, ...

Hoping the blog thing works..., Asheville, United States travel blog

Hoping the blog thing works...

A travel blog entry by amanda_india1

Well, I've gotten my shots, my visa, collected many medicines to protect and or treat dysentery, taken notes from numerous friends and fellow India travelers and I'm now counting down the days till departure time--around noon on ...

A New Home?, Asheville, United States travel blog

A New Home?

A travel blog entry by wiscampsin

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... the Scamp in their driveway, plugin and use their bathroom/shower.  The house was at the top of a hill just outside of Asheville that had unobstructed views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  It was home to a few chickens, some dogs and cats and two ...

This has to be the top of the world-Chimney Rock, Asheville North Carolina, United States travel blog

This has to be the top of the world-Chimney Rock

A travel blog entry by jackiejohnson

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Went to Chimney Rock State park. It's really a sight to behold. It's an amazing that people back in the 30s decided to drill an elevator shat in to the mountain to get to it. It took years to complete and it was a bit scary. The elevator takes you up ...

Cambridge of the Great Smokey Mountains, Asheville, United States travel blog

Cambridge of the Great Smokey Mountains

A travel blog entry by erikkathyhansen

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Hi to Travis Waters from Dad!  We went to the buldging Biltmore and smaller but almost as many rooms rooming house where Thomas Wolfe, a great American writer, grew up with his mother the rooming house ...

3 weeks and counting!, Asheville, United States travel blog

3 weeks and counting!

A travel blog entry by jistaffo

I have three weeks until it happens! Three weeks! that is 21 days...I am so excited yet still so foreign to the idea. Things are going well here, I am starting to get a good idea about what I am going to do and where I am going to try and visit. I have ...

Blue Ridge Hike, Asheville,  United States travel blog

Blue Ridge Hike

A travel blog entry by annews

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Finally got to Blue Ridge Highway. Drove to various locations and went hiking at scenic locations. Saw a fantastic ...

Moment of PANIC in Weaverville!, Asheville, United States travel blog

Moment of PANIC in Weaverville!

A travel blog entry by lollygagger

So here we are at the airport about to be on our way to Mexico! It's amazing that this day is finally here. This morning was quite eventful as just as the shuttle guy arrived at my apartment I realized my passport was not in my money belt where I thought ...

Back in the Saddle Again, Asheville, United States travel blog

Back in the Saddle Again

A travel blog entry by harthouse

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Jack spent a few days at his father's house. Then, today, he spent the afternoon with his friend, Kennedy. Nice family. They baked giant cookies, watched some TV, and played some games. When we got back to the house it was time for Taco Night!! Jack ...

Les hippies sont toujours vivants, Asheville, United States travel blog

Les hippies sont toujours vivants

A travel blog entry by claire-michel

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... décor en général était assez ordinaire.  Suite à la randonnée, nous nous sommes dirigés vers notre prochaine étape, Asheville.  Pour s'y rendre, nous sommes passés par la Blue Ridge Parkway, une "scenic route" très réputée. ...

Biltmore Estate and Vino tasting, Asheville, United States travel blog

Biltmore Estate and Vino tasting

A travel blog entry by toroamarillo

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On our way to Georgia we stopped at Biltmore Estate. The largest chateau in the United States, even bigger than Hearst Castle (California) where Jenn and I went three years ago!. The estate has been quite impressive. It has been already decorated for ...

Lazy Sunday, Asheville, United States travel blog

Lazy Sunday

A travel blog entry by harthouse

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This morning Dave made us all chocolate chip and banana pancakes. Jack made it across the street for sledding. Will and Dave watched Apocolypse Now while Cindy and Zoe played games downstairs. Chad arrived about the time Jack got back. Dave made us all ...

Visiting the Biltmore, Asheville, United States travel blog

Visiting the Biltmore

A travel blog entry by ahartry

I spent the day at the Biltmore House -- saw the house and tried to ask all the questions my children would ask (such as, how do they light the candles on the chandeliers). Lingered in the gardens and walked the grounds ... it was perfect spring ...

Biltmore Estate, Asheville, United States travel blog

Biltmore Estate

A travel blog entry by stephisa

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Aujourd'hui, nous avons visité Biltmore Estate malgré le temps nuageux et la pluie. Biltmore House est un manoir de 255 pièces construit dans un grand domaine  de 3238 hectares par Georges Vanderbilt. La construction a débuté en 1889 et fut ...

No Sweet Transvestites in Transylvania, Asheville, United States travel blog

No Sweet Transvestites in Transylvania

A travel blog entry by zoe-the-dog

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... ;(Rocky Horror Reference) We did see a strange human dressed in a nuns costume on a tall red sequenced bike in Asheville? Asheville is a progressive arts and hippie community in the mountains of North Carolina, very cool and dog friendly. The South ...

Family Night Reading Marathon, Asheville, United States travel blog

Family Night Reading Marathon

A travel blog entry by harthouse

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Jack is back with us for the week and weekend. We started the afternoon with Jack reading a bit from the second book in his series reading. He's got half the book left to finish by Friday. We had taco bowls for dinner. Yum! Dave put a personal mix of ...

Packed!, Asheville, United States travel blog

Packed!

A travel blog entry by lovestodrive70

The car is spotless inside. The tank filled with gas. The bags are packed and the poor cats know something is up. It's almost time to go!!!!!! ...

Day 3 - Wine is good, Parkway is better, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 3 - Wine is good, Parkway is better

A travel blog entry by jamestomwright

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... that we stopped at Earth Fare.  It's much like Whole Foods with cheaper prices.    That night I enjoyed a cold beer at the Cabin and we read through some more brochures before promptly falling asleep.  Another good day in Asheville! ...

Who Dat, Asheville, United States travel blog

Who Dat

A travel blog entry by harthouse

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Today was a very eventful day and tons of fun. It all started with sleeping in! Then, after a breakfast of cinnamon chip scones, it was off to hockey. Cindy dropped Jack off at his carpool and to Greenville they went. Playing hard is one of our house ...

Nostalgia, Asheville, United States travel blog

Nostalgia

A travel blog entry by cruisinseniors

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Today was a throwback day or whatever the young people call it today. In the early 60s, my family made the trek to NC for a couple of weeks each summer. My dad was attending some classes at Lake Junaluska Methodist Conference Center and we got to tag ...

Asheville Day 1, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville Day 1

A travel blog entry by em_gruzin

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... my muscles are gonna be in pain tomorrow after all this exercise I'm doing! Shortly after Karen and I then drove into downtown Asheville for a coffee (which was actually a pretty well made cappo!!) we also looked around the shops a bit and then drove to ...

Deck The Halls, Asheville, United States travel blog

Deck The Halls

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe

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... known for ‘give me liberty or give me death!’ Merry Christmas from North Carolina! We left Virginia and drove to Asheville, North Carolina to visit the Biltmore. It is the largest private residence, and it is huge!! We toured the house for ...

Blue Ridge Parkway et Arboretum, Asheville, United States travel blog

Blue Ridge Parkway et Arboretum

A travel blog entry by martineborealis

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... avait pas beaucoup de fleurs. Mais il y avait une exposition avec beaucoup de beaux bonsaïs. On couche ce soir dans un Comfort Inn à Asheville, qui est près de ce qu'on veut visiter demain: Biltmore. C'est la plus grande résidence aux États-Unis, un ...

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