Asheville Insider Tip: Shopping at Grove Arcade.
The Grove Arcade is an architectural treasure in downtown Asheville and the vision of E.W. Grove who also built the Grove Park Inn.
The market offers a wide variety of shops including the popular Battery Park Book Exchange and Champagne Bar, Mountain Made and Bath Junkie.
You can also find great restaurants including Carmel's Kitchen and Bar, Chorizo and Thai Basil. Or sip a glass of wine at Sante. The best part is dining al freso at each location.
Along the perimeter you'll find a lively portico market with a dozen vendors selling their wares. Everything from t-shirts to terrariums can be found. Vendors change out from day to day so make sure you visit more than once to see what other treasures you can find.
Learn more about the Grove Arcade.
June 1, 2013