The Blue Ridge Parkway is a ribbon of road that weaves through the region’s vibrant living traditions. From Cherokee life and agricultural history to Southern Appalachian crafts and music, the Parkway’s 469 miles through Virginia and North Carolina offer many ways to explore rich traditions.
While the incomparable beauty of Biltmore Estate is the result of the combined creative talents and vision of all three men—Vanderbilt, Hunt and Olmsted—it is Biltmore House, which continues to be the centerpiece of Vanderbilt's legacy. This great house remains the largest private residence in America, a National Historic Landmark.
Downtown Asheville offers everything you are looking for! Vibrant nightlife, 5 Star Restaurants, Craft Breweries are just a few of the reasons Asheville is so popular. There is also quaint boutiques for shopping and some of the most enjoyable music around.
Omni Grove Park Inn, located in Asheville, N.C., Is one of the country's most celebrated resorts. Noted for its understated elegance and southern charm, ten U.S. Presidents and countless luminaries from the worlds of art, entertainment, sports and politics have stayed at this one-of-a-kind hotel. Offering sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, innovative and locally sourced restaurants, a Donald Ross designed golf course, an expansive tennis and fitness center, an award winning spa and spacious convention facilities
North Carolina Arboretum Nestled in the Southern Appalachian Mountains just south of Asheville, The North Carolina Arboretum offers acres of cultivated gardens and groomed trails featuring some of the most beautiful, botanically-diverse plants in the region
Asheville has an amazing nightlife and a variety of shops and boutiques for shopping and exploring the downtown! Many Restaurants to choose from with exceptional culinary delights for you to try. A visit to downtown Asheville is a must do on your list! Many craft breweries, eateries and shops to choose from as well as a variety of music and pubs.
River Arts District Visit the working studios and galleries of hundreds of artists in this transformed historic industrial neighborhood. See artists at work making new creations, find original artwork and discover the amazing artists of the mountains in the River Arts District of Asheville, NC.