Travel Blogs from Asheville, United States

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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 ...

On our way to Argentina...But first, finding a bac, Asheville, United States travel blog

On our way to Argentina...But first, finding a bac

A travel blog entry by marialoren

Well traveling with 1 bag only can be challenging.  Doing research on backpacks.  Need the biggest carry on size allowed. Found Osprey Porter 46 as a good choice.  We want it to open wide like a suitcase not just from the top to stuff ...

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 ...

Austin to Asheville & WWC, Asheville, United States travel blog

Austin to Asheville & WWC

A travel blog entry by dhkidd

... at the Best Western Calumet Inn (not so great) outside of Nashville off I-40. Sat Aug 14:  Left Nashville and drove to Asheville.  Stayed in the Downtown Inn in Asheville - an older hotel, looked kind of sketchy, but rooms were clean and nice. ...

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

3

... 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 ...

May 3-7 Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

May 3-7 Asheville

A travel blog entry by travelagain

We stopped in Asheville to visit my father and brother. Most days were taken up with things for/with them.  We took time, however, to spend a day at Biltmore Estate.  We walked through the gardens and went in the house to see Dressing Downton ...

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, ...

I stink at packing...., Asheville, United States travel blog

I stink at packing....

A travel blog entry by 3cupsoftea

1

Well, today is the day I head to Charlotte to catch a plane tomorrow morning to San Diego.  For the past 2 days, I have been organizing and packing and I am STILL taking too much stuff.  I even unpacked every bag I had packed and agonized for ...

First night in Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

First night in Asheville

A travel blog entry by em_gruzin

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... my chai tea lattes from coffee bean! The layover wasn't unbearable but it certainly wasn't fun... Boarding my flight to Asheville was interesting. What I'm finding is that all these American flights get over booked... Stupido!!! So what happened was that ...

Hashvegas!, Asheville, United States travel blog

Hashvegas!

A travel blog entry by coryandkathryn

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So we have finally reached out final couch surf destination here in Asheville North Carolina. We contemplated back and forth on how long to stay since we are both kinda antzy to get home BUT the moment we arrived we partook in a community drum circle and ...

On the Road to Asheville, NC, Asheville, United States travel blog

On the Road to Asheville, NC

A travel blog entry by buzzlog

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Today we left Plymouth, NC and headed west to Asheville.  A very pleasant ride along Route 64 passing lots of cotton fields and farm land.  So some areas that looked like a tornado had touched down as there was a lot of rubble and trailers ...

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 ...

River wild ..... my arse, Asheville, United States travel blog

River wild ..... my arse

A travel blog entry by hatleskog

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... we set off for Asheville and the Rodeway Inn. Had dinner in a small town at Fat Buddies before checking into a Rodeway Inn Motel in Asheville. Ashville should have been our lunch stop tomorrow but we decided to make the 120 km drive so we have less to do ...

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 ...

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