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Bring a picnic basket as for a scenic drive north from Asheville on Merrimon Avenue toward the town of Woodfin. Parks, lakes and tree-lined streets offer sunny spots to enjoy rolling hills with a mountain backdrop. Head over to Ledges Whitewater Park and watch kayakers practice basic skills in this gentler, rolling section of the French Broad River.
History buffs shouldn’t miss the nearby birthplace of Western North Carolina’s Civil War governor and most successful politician, Zebulon Baird Vance. Learn about antebellum farm life and Vance’s famous mountain family on a tour of this reconstructed pioneer homestead nestled in picturesque Reems Creek Valley.
Don’t miss the fun, quirky businesses of Woodfin. Get French roast with attitude at Asheville Coffee Roasters, enjoy the “World’s Best Carrot Cake” and the always-eclectic treasure trove that is Sanctuary of Stuff.
American handmade at its finest. Featuring a distinctive selection of handcrafted jewelry, wearables, pottery, wood and more. Discover a treasure at every turn.
Two towering dawn redwood trees take pride of place in this 15-acre garden in Asheville. The owners have created a highly textural and varied garden themselves over some 40 years, at the historic Blue Briar Cottage. Owner Peter Gentling propagates …more
Nestled in an enclave of shops and museums, the Grovewood Cafe offers the finest in regional and continental cuisine, serving up delicious Southern recipes in the mountains for over ten years.
Showcasing 9,000 square feet of handmade crafts that appeal to the serious collector and the causal shopper alike. The gallery is noted for its impressive second floor studio furniture collection and "Asheville Style" collection of handcrafted …more
HomeGrown is brought to you daily by us, Greg & Miki Kilpatrick, with lots of help from our friends & sweet babies, Charlie & Magnolia. We've owned and operated Saffron Fine Foods, a eco-friendly catering company, for the last 3 years or so, and have …more