Asheville NC Insider’s Travel Guide
See our Asheville Insider’s Travel Guide for top things to do in the North Carolina mountains during your trip including Biltmore, downtown, Blue Ridge Parkway, waterfalls, hiking, small towns and more. Find hotels, bed & breakfasts, cabins and vacation packages for your getaway.
Posted: Friday May 22, 2020
Asheville NC Insider’s Travel Guide
Posted: (8 days ago) See our Asheville Insider’s Travel Guide for top things to do in the North Carolina mountains during your trip including Biltmore, downtown, Blue Ridge Parkway, waterfalls, hiking, small towns and more. Find hotels, bed & breakfasts, cabins and vacation packages for your getaway.
Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster, Banner Elk NC
Posted: (3 days ago) Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster Tickets & Hours: Single rides are $16/adult, $13/youth 7-13 and $5/children 3-5 if they are at least 38 inches tall. The 3-Ride package is $35/adult and $29/youth. Ask about group rates. No reservations needed, just walk in. They are open 10 AM until dusk, with plans for night rides.
Cherokee, NC - Indian Reservation Visitor Guide
Posted: (3 days ago) Cherokee is just 52 miles from Asheville via I-40 West to Exit 27, then U.S. 19 to U.S. 441 in Cherokee (just over an hour's drive) via Maggie Valley. Or you can take the more scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, but this could take three to four hours. A great day trip is to ride the Blue Ridge Parkway to Cherokee and return the faster way via I-40.
Biltmore Summer Outdoor Concerts - RomanticAsheville
Posted: (3 days ago) Biltmore Summer Outdoor Concerts. Stay Home, Stay Safe: See COVID-19 Updates for Asheville & Western North Carolina. Biltmore House and the Blue Ridge Mountains serve as the backdrop for amazing musical experiences during the annual Biltmore Concert Series each summer. The series offer you an incomparable setting for enjoying an eclectic ...
Coronavirus: Updates for Asheville & Western NC
Posted: (4 days ago) Coronavirus in Asheville and Western NC Western North Carolina begins phase 1 of reopening efforts in early May after more than a month of COVID-19 closures including all nonessential businesses, public parks, national parks, state forests, and national forests.
Top 40 Coolest NC Mountain Towns - RomanticAsheville
Posted: (3 days ago) 40 Cool Mountain Small Towns near Asheville. Stay Home, Stay Safe: See COVID-19 Updates for Asheville & Western North Carolina. We love exploring our cool, charming small towns nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Find picturesque historic Main Streets, friendly shops, general stores, farm-to-table restaurants ...
North Carolina Arboretum Spring Flower Shows
Posted: (6 days ago) April 2020: The Arboretum is temporarily closed due to COVID-19 safety measures.But you can bring the gardens to you with their "What's Beautiful Today" video series below. Go to their website for a new virtual tour every Wednesday. Plus, find learning activities for kids and adults like the 2020 City Nature Challenge on April 24-27. The North Carolina Arboretum celebrates bright blooms as it ...
North Carolina Rhododendron Festival - RomanticAsheville
Posted: (5 days ago) Tennessee Rhododendron Festival: June 20-21, 2020 Held outdoors at the big Roan Mountain State Park on Saturday and Sunday, find handmade crafts, food, traditional music, plus an array of old-time folkway demonstrations. More than 100 arts and crafts vendors. The State Park is on Hwy 143 about 8 miles from Roan Mountain past the North Carolina ...
Catawba Falls, NC Waterfall - RomanticAsheville
Posted: (4 days ago) ***April 2020: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19 safety measures.. The 100-ft. tall Catawba Falls is located near Old Fort (26 miles east of Asheville, just three miles off I-40). In 2012, the U.S. Forest Service opened a parking lot and restrooms for the waterfall hiking trail in Pisgah National Forest.The 1.5-mile hike (3 miles round-trip) is a steady and slightly uphill walk ...
7 Great Lakes near Asheville NC - RomanticAsheville
Posted: (3 days ago) 7 Great Lakes near Asheville NC Stay Home, Stay Safe: See COVID-19 Updates for Asheville & Western North Carolina **Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, most lake beaches will remain closed until June/July when a date can be determined to safely reopen.