Travel Blogs from Asheville, United States

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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, ...

Around Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

Around Asheville

A travel blog entry by melodeon03

Along Blue Ridge Parkway but quite high so foliage passed its best. Rest of day around town. Then evening with Talking Heads and Darryl Hall and John Oates Tribute at Asheville 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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Our last full week caravanning in the US this year, Asheville, United States travel blog

Our last full week caravanning in the US this year

A travel blog entry by gill.peterhosie

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... up the caravan yet again and continued eastward through Knoxville and drove through the valleys of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Asheville which is just over the state line into North Carolina. One more day of travel and we will be back in ...

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 ...

Asheville., Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville.

A travel blog entry by gwilhelm

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Nice town.  Lot of young kids with colored hair from college.  Artsy vibe. Didn't go to Biltmore Estate which was built by Vanderbilt and is still the largest private residence ever built in the US.  $65.00 each, it will have to do without ...

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 ...

Showing off, Asheville, United States travel blog

Showing off

A travel blog entry by crazy.travelers

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... in the house. No one has lived there since the 50s.  The house was open to the public in 1930 to increase tourism to Asheville during the depression. At the winery we walked through a tunnel that was a self-guided tour of the winery, ending up in the ...

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 ...

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