Adventure in Asheville



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Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, Asheville boasts America's largest home (the Biltmore Estate), white water rafting, numerous parks and an expanse of gorgeous views in a friendly town. Stay at the charming Sweet Biscuit Inn to take advantage of the hearty breakfasts and to have a relaxing place to crash after a day of strenuous hiking and adventure seeking. Photo Courtesy of SpecialKolin/ Creative Commons

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Zambra

Location:

85 W. Walnut Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Contact:

tel: 8282321060


Bier Garden (The)

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Location:

46 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Contact:

tel: +1 828 285 0002
fax: +1 828 285 9488


Jack of the Wood

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Location:

95 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801

Contact:

tel: +1 828 252 5445
fax: +1 828 258 9092


Tupelo Honey Cafe

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Location:

12 College Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Contact:

tel: +1 828 255 4404
fax: +1 828 255 4864


Town of Black Mountain

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Location:

102 Montreat Road
Black Mountain, NC 28711

Contact:

tel: +1 828 669 2300 / +1 800 669 2301
fax: +1 828 669 1407


Bent Creek Lodge

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Location:

10 Parkway Crescent
Asheville, NC 28704

Contact:

tel: +1 828 654 9040


The Town of Hot Springs

Location:

US Highway 25
Hot Springs, NC 28743

Contact:

tel: +1 828 258 6108


Day 1 - Asheville


After arriving in Asheville, visit the Climbmax Indoor Climbing Center to start your adventure vacation off with some bouldering and climbing. Be sure to call ahead of time and ask about their guided half day top-roping climbing adventures to take full advantage of the nearby Appalachians and other mountains not far from Asheville. After an exhausting climb sesh, head over to Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria for pizza, beer, bar games and live music. Continue the adventure by mixing ingredients like with a black bean, green chile and tofu pizza. Check the schedule, but they usually showcase bluegrass, jazz and Americana music. Tuck in for the night at Sweet Biscuit Inn.


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Climbmax Indoor Climbing Center

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Location:

43 Wall Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Contact:

tel: +1 828 252 9996


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Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria

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Location:

42 Biltmore
Asheville, NC 28801

Contact:

tel: +1 828 255 0504
fax: +1 828 255 9854


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Sweet Biscuit Inn

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Location:

77 Kenilworth Road
Asheville, NC 28803

Contact:

tel: +1 828 250 0170 / +1 866 280 0170(Toll Free)
fax: +1 828 252 5681


Day 2 - Asheville


Awake bright and early to tackle the day. First on the list: the delicious, bountiful breakfast awaiting you in the kitchen. From muffins and cinnamon rolls to eggs or pancakes, Sweet Biscuit Inn provides a hearty breakfast. Beware, these breakfasts have been known to last until noon. Pick up some sandwiches from Earth Fare, or ask Sweet Biscuit Inn a day ahead to prepare a picnic lunch for you and head out to Mount Pisgah Trail for a taste of the Appalachian Mountain Range. Enjoy your sandwich on top while you take a moment to rest and take in the expansive views of North Carolina's rugged scenery. In the afternoon, reserve a spot with Huck Finn Rafting Adventures to take your adventure seeking soul from the mountains to the rivers. Relax at night with some delicious North Carolina BBQ that is sure to conjure up images of the rugged mountains you viewed earlier.


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Earth Fare

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Location:

66 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806

Contact:

tel: +1 828 253 7656


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Mount Pisgah Trail

Location:

Milepost 407.6 Blue Ridge Parkway
Asheville, NC 28715


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Huck Finn Rafting Adventures

Location:

14 Holly Lane
Asheville, NC 28743

Contact:

tel: +1 877 520 4658


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12 Bones Smokehouse

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Location:

5 Riverside Dr
Asheville, NC 28801

Contact:

tel: +1 828 253 4499
fax: +1 828 253 4426


Day 3 - Burnsville, Asheville


After enjoying another hearty meal at Sweet Biscuit Inn, set off for a day hike in the Black Mountain Range in Mount Mitchell State Park. It's usually misty up here so be sure to pack some light rain gear or enjoy the natural cooling system! For a real adventure, consider one of the many grueling hikes that offer views of up to 85 miles on a good day! Grab dinner to go at Loretta's and see if you're lucky to be there for Shindig on the Green, a music festival on Saturdays during the late summer.


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Mount Mitchell State Park

Location:

2388 State Highway 128
Burnsville, NC 28714

Contact:

tel: +1 828 675 4611


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Shindig on the Green

Location:

50 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Asheville, NC 28801

Contact:

tel: +1 828 258 6101


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Loretta's

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Location:

27 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801

Contact:

tel: +1 828 253 3747


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Early Girl Eatery

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Location:

8 Wall Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Contact:

tel: +1 828 259 9292


Day 4 - Linville


Get another early start and head to the east of Asheville to take advantage of some more of the areas great natural landscapes. With 11 trails to choose from, you can decide whether to go for another rigorous hike or tone it down a notch. After visiting Grandfather Mountain, stop by Linville Caverns to catch one of the frequent tours. The caverns close on the early side so be sure to keep track of time during your morning hike! Finish up the day with some replenishing Southern fare.


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Grandfather Mountain

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Location:

2050 Blowing Rock Highway
Linville, NC 28646

Contact:

tel: +1 828 733 2013 / +1 800 468 7325(Toll Free)
fax: +1 828 733 2608


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