National Geographic Channel To Feature Asheville in New Documentary

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The National Geographic Channel is featuring Asheville in a 30-minute documentary, which made it's debut September 2018. The documentary explores the magic of the Asheville experience, explaining how the enchantment and relaxation travelers find here in the mountains is “by design." The title of the program is "Asheville By Design."

Here's a preview:

National Geographic presents Asheville by Design
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National Geographic presents Asheville by Design

If you missed the original television air dates of the program, you can watch the documentary on demand (check your satellite or cable service provider). You can also watch it online with a valid satellite or cable log in by visiting:

Nat Geo Behind the ScenesA crew from National Geographic was in town in May 2018 capturing video for the program. Pictured here is a look behind-the-scenes!

The documentary highlights everything from Asheville's stunning mountain vistas to the farm-to-table dining culture, from the booming live music scene to cool breweries, from the creativity of the arts scene to the area’s top attractions. Intermixed is Asheville history and how the magical Asheville experience has become what it is today.  

Among the iconic Asheville locations featured are the Blue Ridge Parkway, The River Arts District, Biltmore, The Omni Grove Park Inn, The Asheville Drum Circle, Highland Brewing, Asheville Bee Charmer, The Dog Door, Chai Pani and Rhubarb.

The documentary is part of an on-going partnership between Explore Asheville and National Geographic that began in 2017.

Here is a comprehensive list of where the special will be available on the various National Geographic platforms:

Video On-Demand (Cable/Satellite Providers)

Verizon FIOS
Sling TV
YouTube TV
Time Warner/Spectrum

National Geographic Channel Website

You can watch the program in its entirety online with a valid cable or satellite log in. Please visit:

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