Travel Blogs from Asheville, United States

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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, ...

Biltmore Estate - Ashevile, NC, Asheville, United States travel blog

Biltmore Estate - Ashevile, NC

A travel blog entry by gthznathan

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... teauesque-styled mansion built by George Washington Vanderbilt II between 1889 and 1895 and is the largest privately owned house in the United States, at 178,926 square feet (16,622.8 m2)[2] and featuring 250 rooms". ...

Asheville, NC - Smoky Mountains, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville, NC - Smoky Mountains

A travel blog entry by carlatkins

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... .  Will probably not try to see all the museums or attractions.  Our brains are getting full.  We stopped in Asheville, NC as we did want to see the Smoky Mountains.  We spent two days driving through the forests.  The first day ...

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 ...

Roanoke, VA to Asheville, NC, Asheville, United States travel blog

Roanoke, VA to Asheville, NC

A travel blog entry by zipsilver

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... miles was back to sheer cliffs and tight turns with a bonus of clouds forming around us with light precipitation. Many tunnels. Coming around corner shirt stop Saw our buddies again as they drove by during our Glassmine Falls stop 20 miles from ...

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 ...

Another Fun Day in North Carolina, Asheville, United States travel blog

Another Fun Day in North Carolina

A travel blog entry by sydalexcass

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Cassidy: This morning, I woke up and joined Aunt Sharon in playing with her puppy, Schroeder. Afterwards, we enjoyed a delicious waffle breakfast with orange juice. After a little while, we ventured outside to explore the pond in the yard. Some of the ...

Day 2: Virginia --> North Carolina, Asheville, NC, United States travel blog

Day 2: Virginia --> North Carolina

A travel blog entry by jeffreynh

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... Ridge Parkway: an amazing drive, 2nd only to driving through the mountains of NH, VT, Maui. Lots of wildlife:  deer, birds, cows, horses, mosquitos. Made it to Asheville by dusk; checked in, and took off downtown to find sushi...successfully! ...

A Day in Asheville, NC:  Portsmouth on Steroids!, Asheville, NC, United States travel blog

A Day in Asheville, NC: Portsmouth on Steroids!

A travel blog entry by jeffreynh

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What a great day hanging out in this city!!! Breakfast a local diner. Discovered "City Place", my fav cafe here - "BNG South". Drove around the Biltmore Estates - didn't see the house, as that's a full-day, $100 venture...very impressive. Found a ...

Mountains 2014, Asheville, United States travel blog

Mountains 2014

A travel blog entry by stevensfamily

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... center of the activities I enjoy with my family.  Yesterday, I treated my mother to a massage at Peaceful Way Massage in downtown Asheville. She said it was the best massage she has ever had. After the massage and with the help of the Yelp app on my ...

Mountain Explorations, Asheville, United States travel blog

Mountain Explorations

A travel blog entry by culturalpaths

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... of the deep green forests is unmatched anywhere in our country and should not be bypassed without a visit.    The United States has numerous mountain ranges throughout the country. Some significant mountain regions  that I still intend to ...

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 ...

Along way from any where, Asheville, United States travel blog

Along way from any where

A travel blog entry by aquest

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Started in Blue ridge mountains followed the Parkway to Asheville  Chinese take away for dinner must remember Americans have huge portions. We ordered 4 dishes as we would at home found they were all a complete meal in them selves so we should ...

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 ...

MST Hike at Folk Art Center, Asheville, United States travel blog

MST Hike at Folk Art Center

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

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... of the overlooks for some last fall foliage pictures in Tennessee before getting on the interstate and heading east.  Just past Asheville, we got off the interstate and took the Blue Ridge Parkway north a few miles to the Folk Art Center.  ...

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!!!!!! ...

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