XP League Asheville

XP League classes promote a healthy approach to gaming, emphasizing teamwork, communication, sportsmanship, and critical thinking skills. Led by knowledgeable coaches, members will play popular games, gain esports experience,
and grow through empowering experiences.

Beginner to advanced camps for ages 7-17. XP League Asheville is a STEM.org® accredited educational platform. 


Memorial Weekend Hiking Trip: Happy Hiking Co.

Calling outdoor enthusiasts! Take a three-day, two-night trip through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with Happy Hiking Co.

All food and most gear are provided, making it a great trip for someone who's never tried backpacking before. The cost is $450 per person for this intermediate-level trip. You can expect to hike up to nine miles per day to immerse yourself in the park with its sweeping views, towering mountains, and unparalleled biodiversity.

Photo courtesy of Happy Hiking Co.

Glassy Stays Off-Grid Luxury

Discover pristine wilderness at Glassy Stays, Asheville's exclusive glass mirror house. With a one-bedroom room perfect for up to two guests, Glassy Stays is a sustainable haven for singles and couples alike, bringing modern luxury into nature.

Enjoy the oversized hot tub, two hanging egg chairs, a custom live edge cedar table, gas BBQ, hammock, smokeless fire pit, outdoor games, a private hike on the property to a meadow, and six acres of serenity.

Happy Hiking Company

Happy Hiking Company offers 1- and 2-night backpacking tours in Western NC—as close as 45 minutes from Asheville, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and the Mt. Rogers area in Virginia. Guests are provided everything they need to have a great experience, including all food and necessary gear for their backpacking trip, at no extra cost.

Happy Hiking Company

Outland Great Smoky Mountains Chalet & Suites

This unique 22-acre private estate is an ideal setting for an intimate wedding or elopement! The property offers a multitude of photo-worthy celebration spots including panoramic views of the Smokies, a huge event lawn, an outdoor firepit overlooking the pond, and several gardens. 

The Chalet Lodge and the Spa Suites have a combined room count of 13, each with private bathrooms and outdoor space, and can sleep a total of 26 (+ 4 more on sofa beds). 

Bend of Ivy Lodge

Retreat, restore, renew, and play in nature at the beautiful eco-sanctuary Bend of Ivy Lodge. With 10 bedrooms that can sleep up to 17 guests, this unique, private 63-acre Asheville retreat center is near downtown Asheville and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Explore the on-site labyrinth, meditation gardens, hiking trails, koi pond, outdoor decks, gathering spaces, and fire pit.

Blind Tiger Asheville

Blind Tiger is far more than a boutique hotel or elevated bed and breakfast. Near downtown in a neighborhood location with easy access from the highway and within walking distance to attractions and points of interest, Blind Tiger is a place to get away from it all before you get into it all. Enjoy a landscaped outdoor space for guests, as well as shared and private outdoor spaces in some of the rooms. 

Blue Ridge Mountain Treehouse

If you're looking for a unique and memorable rental experience for your next getaway vacation, look no further than this luxury treehouse in Saluda, NC. This rental is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and has everything you need to make your getaway truly special with all the comforts of home. 

Blue Ridge Treehouse - Romantic Asheville

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