Travel Blogs from Asheville, United States

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Day 31, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 31

A travel blog entry by nomad1919

  08/01/09 Wilkesboro, N. C. to Asheville N. C. This is the final stretch of the Blue Ridge Parkway for us as we need to head west now. We did experience a lot more rain today on and off. Asheville was completely filled up, we barely found an old ...

On the road, Asheville, United States travel blog

On the road

A travel blog entry by maggiestravels

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Today's adventure was a trip to Asheville, NC to see the Biltmore Estate.  It's a little over an hour's drive to Asheville from Bryson City. The estate was opened to the public in 1930 during the Depression to help promote tourism to the ...

Doug, can we have a house like this?, Asheville, United States travel blog

Doug, can we have a house like this?

A travel blog entry by lizziep

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A Lizzie Note: Today was awesome! It is possibly my favorite sight seeing day so far. We are staying at the Biltmore Inn on the Biltmore Estate. The Inn is a few hills away from the Estate. We can see the Biltmore from our room. Right below our ...

You didn't believe that did you??, Asheville, United States travel blog

You didn't believe that did you??

A travel blog entry by 2vagabonds

... we are gone. What a relief to know our kitties will be in good hands! Our new friend Gale will be here, enjoying an adventure in Asheville while we enjoy an adventure in Europe.  It's almost time to go!  Next time you hear from us we will be on ...

We are so forgetful, Asheville, United States travel blog

We are so forgetful

A travel blog entry by cblake3493

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... Center.  They were very helpful there.  We also ate lunch at the Corner Kitchen.  The food was delicious.  Asheville has quaint, independent restaurants and not so much into fast food ones. Next, we went to Sam's for gas and ...

The Gardens & house of the Biltmore Estate, Asheville, United States travel blog

The Gardens & house of the Biltmore Estate

A travel blog entry by donna_john

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... that George hire Gifford Pinchot to manage the Biltmore Forest in 1892, marking the beginning of practical forestry in the United States.   For the house, George hired New York architect,  Richard Morris Hunt.  This commission from ...

Camping on

Camping on "the AT" and then a Night on the Town

A travel blog entry by sydalexcass

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... Schroeder. At home, we relaxed for a while in hammocks.   Then later, went out to eat at the Mellow Mushroom in Asheville and had pizza, which was good. We walked over to the drum circle--where people play drums and other people dance. We saw ...

Asheville NC, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville NC

A travel blog entry by jaxandryan

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Mercury 150 starter, Asheville, United States travel blog

Mercury 150 starter

A travel blog entry by trav_chaaa

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Heading to a marine parts shop in Black Mountain for a new starter. Not sure if I'm going to take the boat if I can't get it running BEFORE I head ...

Waterfall drive, Asheville, United States travel blog

Waterfall drive

A travel blog entry by hollynjym

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... .  Very pretty falls and hiking area.  It was an unexpected surprise on an otherwise uneventful drive.  We arrived in Asheville about 4 and checked in to the hotel.  A big Thank You to my awesome brother Gary who donated these room ...

A Day at the Biltmore, Asheville, United States travel blog

A Day at the Biltmore

A travel blog entry by bethh1902

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... , I don't quite get that. But I love the casual, funky, down to earth atmosphere of this city. Alas, tomorrow we leave Asheville for Boone.  It's been a great visit. I suspect Boone has it's own adventures awaiting discovery.  I can't wait! ...

Roanoke to Ashville, Asheville, United States travel blog

Roanoke to Ashville

A travel blog entry by rikki.kate

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... over night in Blowing Rock. In the end we got back on the parkway and did another 100 or so miles to the town of Asheville. Found somewhere to stay with a pool and free breakfast, overslept and missed both Doh!!. So today the plan is to get to Cherokee ...

Fly out of Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

Fly out of Asheville

A travel blog entry by isaaclar

After a hectic night of packing we woke up early to get to the Asheville airport.  When I got to the airport I found out that my flight was delayed for an hour.  I sat around for two full hours, but I still felt like I was on my way.  The ...

The Blue Ridge Parkway to Asheville, NC, Asheville, United States travel blog

The Blue Ridge Parkway to Asheville, NC

A travel blog entry by pjandbubba

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... and I’m satisfied with that.  After we caught our breath we drove some more of the Blue Ridge Parkway into Asheville, North Carolina.  (Our fifth state on the trip) We heard about how wonderful downtown Asheville is and so we checked it ...

The Road Crew including clown!, Asheville, United States travel blog

The Road Crew including clown!

A travel blog entry by lovestodrive70

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The Biltmore Estates, Asheville, United States travel blog

The Biltmore Estates

A travel blog entry by anncolotti

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Our last day with the kids was spent in Ashville, NC at the Biltmore Estates.  Quite beautiful as well as opulent.  We could only take pictures ...

4 more days!, Asheville, United States travel blog

4 more days!

A travel blog entry by lovestodrive70

Still cannot believe only 4 more days. My parents are leaving to drive up to Asheville this Sunday. They will arrive on Monday. Still haven't started packing but I have a list of things that I want to bring. Figure I will start cramming everything in on ...

Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, United States travel blog

Blue Ridge Parkway

A travel blog entry by toniefraser

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... took 21 S and picked up the parkway out of Sparta.  OK - it was a beautiful trip from hell!  We didn't get to Asheville till 5:30!  Yes, we made a few stops to take pictures and lunch.... the twists and turns took forever.  As you can ...

Day 2, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by ucf74

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... and thought it was a 55 mph straight away!   Veronica finally lead us through many backroads and small communities to Asheville.  It had been a fun adventure for us, although Mark still has hand cramps from holding onto the "Oh $*!@ ...

Introducing...., Asheville, United States travel blog

Introducing....

A travel blog entry by lovestodrive70

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...the new name and tour poster for our epic journey. Holden really outdid himself on this and we love it! Hope you like it too! You can see the image below. ...

Day 2, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by ayrefm

... ride with him. We will probably try do a more relaxing ride together at the NC Arboretum. In the evening, we drove back to Asheville and were going to go to a restaurant called Olive Or Twist. We walked in and were basically ignored. We picked a table ...

Day 3, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by ayrefm

... over. If we do, I'm thinking we will need to try out their breakfast menu! We spent the rest of the afternoon walking around Asheville and exploring all of the shops. We ran into a couple of homeless people that I ended up giving money to. We also ...

Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, United States travel blog

Blue Ridge Parkway

A travel blog entry by redtoaster

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... night in Shenandoah NP and when we looked at the map realized the Blue Ridge Parkway to Great Smokies NP (just 30 or so miles from Asheville) was 459 miles which was more than we could do in one day.   So headed out and had a driving day to ...

1st overnight, Asheville, United States travel blog

1st overnight

A travel blog entry by aprils331

This is the first time I've ever stayed at this hotel. It's a nice hotel except that it doesn't have an elevator so we had to carry our bags up and down the ...

Is the Storm Coming?, Asheville, United States travel blog

Is the Storm Coming?

A travel blog entry by harthouse

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Today, Jack was sent home from bass lessons with a Bob Marley song to learn, "No Woman, No Cry." He's very excited to put some of his basics into playing a song. Although he thinks he's perfect already. He's gonna need practice and encourage to become ...

The Big Day ForKyle and Shannon, Asheville, United States travel blog

The Big Day ForKyle and Shannon

A travel blog entry by dajackso

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     The day began with Timmy making omelettes for many.  Then the brothers plus Megan, Pug, Carly and Ellie went on a wee hike which was really a long scenic drive and a walk!  The rest of us walked the property and saw all the ...

Chimney Rock Park, NC, Asheville, United States travel blog

Chimney Rock Park, NC

A travel blog entry by stephisa

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Le réveil-matin n'a pas sonné ce matin... Je sais, vous me direz que nous sommes en vacances et que nous pouvons bien faire la grâce matinée sauf que nous ne voulons rien manquer! Nous voulions partir tôt pour nous rendre à Chimney Rock State Park. ...

A New Kind of Civil War, Asheville, United States travel blog

A New Kind of Civil War

A travel blog entry by normon66

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... still fun. Back down through the storm, back down through the changing trees, back down into the lovely fall day descending on Asheville.  I had told uncle Harry that I visited the Vanderbilt mansion on my way to New York City, so he wanted to take ...

Whitewater Rafting at the NOC, Asheville, United States travel blog

Whitewater Rafting at the NOC

A travel blog entry by sydalexcass

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Cassidy:  We started the morning with eating chocolate chip waffles with  a peach, orange, yogurt, banana, and strawberry smoothie. It was delicious! After that we packed up to get ready for our whitewater rafting trip. We packed clothes ...

The Asheville Dash, Asheville, United States travel blog

The Asheville Dash

A travel blog entry by dan.donnab

We did a quick run through Asheville.  Really didn't like it too ...

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