Blog Cabin 2009: Asheville Living
Biltmore in Spring
The house and grounds at the Biltmore Estate are beautiful in every season but are especially inviting at Christmas and during spring's annual Festival of Flowers.
New Morning Gallery
New Morning Gallery in historic Biltmore Village is one of the best-known galleries and showcases a distinctive array of ceramics, woodcrafts, garden art and unique contemporary furniture. The gallery also sponsors the annual Village Art and Craft Fair.
A mother and son take in the shopping in downtown Black Mountain, N.C. (Photo courtesy of the Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau)—photo courtesy of the Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau.
The quaint town of Black Mountain, N.C., is located in the Swannanoa Valley about 15 miles east of Asheville. It's known for its historic downtown, mountain crafts, antique galleries, and a variety of music and art festivals.
Get to the Point
The main falls at Linville are likely the most photographed waterfalls in North Carolina.
The Grey Eagle is a listening-room style venue that features an eclectic mix of rock, folk, traditional and Americana music. It's also home to Twin Cousins Kitchen, an onsite restaurant specializing in Louisiana and New Orleans cuisine.
Western North Carolina fosters an active regional and traditional music scene with a variety of music festivals and performance venues.
Fall From Above
Asheville received a ranking by Outside magazine as best whitewater town in the country.
Asheville is known for its art galleries and boutique shopping on almost every downtown street.
Learn more about Asheville and western North Carolina at ExploreAsheville.com