Travel Blogs from Asheville, United States

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Day 3, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by ucf74

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... places she told us to check out was the Woolworths, conveniently a converted Woolworths and Co. department store in downtown Asheville filled with several local artists' galleries.  They kept the original soda fountain, which is still in operation. ...

Friends in farms in Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

Friends in farms in Asheville

A travel blog entry by eaz

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... we were on our way to 417 overlook of the blue ridge parkway. A fond memory of Jen and Jon's college years in Asheville. After a stunning drive, we hiked down to the most spectacular waterfall and threw ourselves into the rushing river... Well not quite! ...

A campsite with a million dollar view, Asheville, United States travel blog

A campsite with a million dollar view

A travel blog entry by captrick

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We spent 3 days in the Mountains near Asheville, N.C. The R.V. resort was a small one, about 25 sites but situated high in the mountains with a great view. A visit to the Biltmore Estate and Chimney Rock is a must when in this area. The Blue Ridge ...

UTAH --> COLORADO, Asheville, United States travel blog

UTAH --> COLORADO

A travel blog entry by redfly828

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On Monday May 31 - we started off in Moab, UT which is claimed to be the mountain biking capitol of the US, so we rented some bikes and took off into the Utah back country.  For about 2 hours, we road along a beautiful river and up into some of the ...

Prepare, Asheville, United States travel blog

Prepare

A travel blog entry by isaaclar

I am excited and a little anxious.  This is the state I'm in preparing to walk into the new.  The unknown is around the corner.  Expectation.  What to bring.  What will I ...

Jun 16, 2006, Asheville, United States travel blog

Jun 16, 2006

A travel blog entry by thrifty50

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Zip-pid-de-do-dah, Asheville, United States travel blog

Zip-pid-de-do-dah

A travel blog entry by sldusse

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... with Aunt Dawn & our cousin Matthew in Asheville since she was up here visiting.  We meet up at the downtown Asheville annual Arts & Crafts fair, Bele Chere.  It was great having a family get together in the middle of summer.  ...

An amazingly Bilt house., Biltmore, United States travel blog

An amazingly Bilt house.

A travel blog entry by pjf000

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... Village. Built in the late 1890's as a classic planned community at the entrance to George Vanderbilt's Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, it is basically the entrance to the Biltmore Estate that brings most visitors to this part of Asheville. ...

Carolina Crazy: Asheville NC & Greenville SC, Asheville, United States travel blog

Carolina Crazy: Asheville NC & Greenville SC

A travel blog entry by lridings

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Biltmore House & Gardens, Asheville, United States travel blog

Biltmore House & Gardens

A travel blog entry by sandyray

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... for a short time, but didn't interfere with our tour of the house.   In 1888 George W. Vanderbilt made a visit to Asheville with his mother.  He found the perfect location for his country home.  In 1889 construction of the Biltmore house ...

Day 4 - Sleep 'til hungry, eat 'til sleepy, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 4 - Sleep 'til hungry, eat 'til sleepy

A travel blog entry by jamestomwright

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... ! We met Chris from Asheville Food Tours along with other couples at the Grove Arcade to start our culinary journey through Asheville. Everyone we met was very pleasant and really looking forward to tasting some of the cusines and local restaurants. ...

We visit Biltmore, Asheville, United States travel blog

We visit Biltmore

A travel blog entry by marty_chrissie

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... , North Carolina, built by George Washington Vanderbilt II between 1888 and 1895. It is the largest privately-owned home in the United States, at 175,000 square feet. Still owned by Vanderbilt's descendants, it stands today as one of the most prominent ...

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