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Asheville NC Mountains Travel Guide

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Plan your perfect Asheville, North Carolina mountain vacation trip! This 600+ page free online travel guide (with 3,000 photographs) is your one stop for planning a trip with lifetime memories... whether it's a romantic getaway or an escape with friends or a solo retreat. Find time and money saving tips and the most up-to-date official information on the Blue Ridge Mountains, Biltmore House, Blue Ridge Parkway, lodging, packages, restaurants, art, events and more. We update daily!

Asheville NC Things to Do: Fall 2014

Fall Color Forecast: Make plans to for autumn adventures with our complete timeline, events calendar, and best places to see color.

Blue Ridge Parkway: Plan your adventures with our Top 50 things to do along one of America's most scenic drives.

Great Outdoors: Our Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains have limitless options, including Zipline Canopy Tours and Whitewater Rafting.

Top 60 Waterfalls: Discover many waterfalls. Most are in state and federal parks with no admission fee.

Top 60 Hikes: Explore the mountains with options for all fitness levels.

Biltmore Estate: See 20 pages of all the things to do, including the house, winery, and gardens, with many photos, tips and ticket specials.

Christmas at Biltmore begins November 7! See many photos and all the details.

Movie Locations: "Loomis Fargo" filming in Asheville this summer.

Food Lover's Dream: Find many farm-to-table restaurants, tour farms and take the WNC Cheese Trail. Or picnic!

Mountain Swimming Holes: Best places to take a dip! Also see our detailed Sliding Rock Guide.

Cabin Rentals: Stay in a cozy log cabin for two or large mountaintop home for a big gathering of friends and family.

Bed & Breakfasts: Romance your honey with comforts of home at luxury B&Bs, experts on pampering and relaxation.

Hotels & Inns: Escape to an uptown hotel or a luxury country inn nestled in the mountains.

Beer: Cheers to our Beer City with 25 craft breweries in western North Carolina. Walk to many of them in downtown Asheville.

Burke County & Morganton: See our new features on a great area.

Jackson County: So many things to do, includes towns of Cashiers, Cherokee, Dillsboro, Sylva, Balsam, Cullowhee and Sapphire.

Madison County: Hike the Appalachian Trail, raft the French Broad River and soak in the Hot Springs.

Beech Mountain is an outdoor lovers' dream with plenty of mountain bike and hiking trails, golf, and cooler temperatures!

Art Galleries: Discover amazing creations in hundreds of art galleries, River Arts District, art festivals, shows and tours.

Chimney Rock Park: Ride the elevator to the top or hike up the famous rock formation with scenic views overlooking Lake Lure.

Pet Friendly: Find dog-loving places to stay and visit.

• Romantic Spots: Create lifetime memories with your sweetie at one of our Top 20 Picnic Spots and places with Top 15 Mountain Views.


Dry Falls - Fall
Top 60 Waterfalls &
Top 60 Hikes

Fall at Biltmore House
Biltmore Estate Insiders Guide

Downtown Asheville
Top 15 Downtown Asheville

Watch Recent Video Tours
New video of Sliding Rock
New video tour of four waterfalls at DuPont State Forest

Vacation in Asheville, North Carolina

Our travel guide features the best and most romantic ideas, tips and places. We appreciate the support of the Asheville Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau. Located in Buncombe County, North Carolina. Recent accolades include:

  • Ashville Chamber of Commerce

    Member - Downtown Asheville Association

  • Travel + Leisure: America's Quirkiest Town, September 2014
  • Outside Magazine: One of 16 Best Towns in the country for vibrant cultural scenes and outdoor spirit
  • Top 10 Foodie City 2014,
  • USA Today: Best Summer Weekend Escapes, May 2014
  • Top 10 Friendliest City, by Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Survey
  • Huffington Post: Happiest city on the East Coast by the University of Vermont
  • Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker in 2014
  • Southern Living Magazine: One of the "Tastiest Towns in the South"
  • Fordor's: Best Destination for Fall Foliage on the TODAY Show.
  • Conde Nast Traveler: One of the friendliest places in the world
  • Most Romantic Place in the USA/Canada, Readers' Choice
  • Good Morning America: One of its “Most Beautiful Places in America”
  • Ashville and Blue Ridge Parkway as the #2 best vacation spot
  • Beer City USA
  • Yoga Journal: One of “10 Fantastically Yoga-Friendly Towns”
  • AmericanStyle: Number one small city (population under 100,000) for the arts
  • One of the “21 Places We’re Going

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Celebrating our 11th year in 2014, our independent and locally-owned insider's guide now covers most of western North Carolina, with the best things to do within a 85-mile radius of Asheville.


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