Asheville Travel Updates | June 2011
Rhododendron on Roan
The brilliant color show on Roan Mountain is just in time for the Rhododendron Festivals this weekend. See photos of the spectacular blooms.
NC Arboretum 25th
Celebrate the 25th birthday of The North Carolina Arboretum with a big kick-off free day of festivities on Friday, July 1. Or visit anytime for strolls, trails, exhibits and beautiful gardens. See our Arboretum Guide.
River Arts District
If you haven't been to the River Arts District in Asheville lately, it is hotter than ever with openings of restaurants and even more artist studios and galleries. It's now home to 150 artists! Check it out.
Tiffany at Biltmore
The beautiful Tiffany exhibit opens at Biltmore on July 1 (runs through October 23) with 45 stained glass lamps, along with Tiffany-inspired landscapes and designs around the estate. See our Biltmore Guide.
Wake up to the most delicious breakfasts in the mountains! See our B&B Guide.
4th of July
Looking for a fun July 4th celebration in Asheville or a surrounding town? See our list.
Blue Ridge Parkway
Take a free guided hike on Fridays with a ranger. Get details and more Parkway news with our extensive Blue Ridge Parkway Guide.
Best Hikes & Waterfalls
Plan your outdoors adventure with our Top 50 Hikes & Walks and Favorite 20 Waterfalls near Asheville.
Cool off in the refreshing mountain waters. See our guide to Sliding Rock and other swimming holes.
The biggest street festival, Bele Chere, is July 29-31. See more with Top 50 Summer Festivals and Events.
Specials & Packages
Find great deals for a summer escape and inclusive packages for any time you visit.
Also get more frequent updates on our Asheville Travel Blog.