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Here are some extra resources to help you plan your vacation trip to Asheville and the North Carolina mountains! 

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Free Printed Guides, Apps & More

Great Smokies Guide
Great Smokies Vacation Planner
Order a free 96-page vacation travel guide (or download a digital version) for the Bryson City area with things to do, dining and lodging for the Great Smoky Mountains. Includes the "All Aboard" official publication for the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad.
Lake Lure Guide
Lake Lure & Rutherford County Guide
Order a free copy of the award-winning travel guide to Rutherford County foothills that includes Lake Lure, Chimney Rock, Rutherfordton, Forest City and much more!
Morganton NC
Morganton Trail Guide
Order a free guide to Morganton and Burke County, located east of Asheville and home to Linville Falls, South Mountain State Park, small towns and hikes to Table Rock and the Linville Gorge.
Jackson County Guide
Jackson County Mountains Guide
Order a free visitor guide for Sylva, Dillsboro, Lake Glenville, Cherokee and Cashiers areas, including info on fly fishing, hikes and waterfalls in Jackson County, NC.
First Peak Guide
First Peak Visitors Guide
Get your free guide to the "First Peak of the Blue Ridge Mountains", including cool small towns of Tryon, Saluda and Columbus, as well as the Green River Gorge with tubing and ziplines.
Dig Local Asheville App
Dig Local Asheville App
Download the free Dig Local Asheville app and use their Daily Scoop feed to see nightly events, menu specials and more, updated every day. Then use their interactive map to find your way. Other info on the app includes beer, art and more. Download now!
Asheville Travel Guide
Asheville Travel Guide
Order a free printed copy of the official Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau travel guide or relocation information from the Chamber of Commerce.
NC Visitor Guide
NC Travel Guide & Map
Order the printed, official 2016 North Carolina Travel Guide, a great state highway map or winery guide - all are free!
Waterfalls App
Waterfalls of Western NC App
These iPhone and iPad GPS-enabled apps feature 70+ local waterfalls with driving directions to each trailhead and offline maps. (No Android version yet) $2.99 on iTunes.

If you like the photography on, you can now download free, high resolution Asheville Images.

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Make finding your way around our area much easier with The Asheville Map (new 2016 print edition). The cost is only $4.95 and readers get a 25% discount! See ordering details... read more
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