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Easter 2013 in Asheville

Easter 2013 in Asheville

Holiday Trip Planner: Enjoy Your Extended Easter Weekend in Asheville. Looking for some cool ways to spend your Easter break? Here are some of the top things to do around Asheville and the mountains. 1. Easter sunrise at Chimney Rock Park – Spectacular 75-mile views await during Chimney Rock's annual sunrise service. Gates open at 5AM for the 6:30 service and there is no admission for this

Help Asheville Win!

Help Asheville Win!

Vote Asheville for Best of the Road: Most Beautiful From coast to coast, America is full of beautiful scenery, but no place is more awe-inspiring than Asheville's   Blue Ridge Mountains  and the magical forests blanketing the region. From gorgeous waterfalls to scenic vistas you would be hard pressed to ever forget the beauty and life enriching experiences that the oldest mountains in

VIDEO: Green Dining Destination

Asheville Leads America as Greenest Dining Destination. As we reported a few months back, Asheville is gearing up to become the nation's greenest dining destination . Doing more than recycling and changing light bulbs, this city-wide initiative is being embraced by many of Asheville's independent restaurants . The news has even caught the attention of Huffington Post who just published this

Best Active Getaway

Best Active Getaway

Asheville Receives 10Besties Readers' Choice Travel Award Asheville was recently recognized by readers of the travel website, 10Best.com .  Asheville placed among the top 10 destinations i n the category of  Best Active Getaway .   Here's a snippet from their review of  Asheville : Nestled into the Blue Ridge Mountains as if it were a misty figment rather than a

Vote Asheville Most Romantic

Vote Asheville Most Romantic

We have some big news to share! Asheville has been chosen as a finalist for  About.com's Readers' Choice Awards 2012 for Most Romantic Destination USA/Canada . We're up against some tough competition including Maui, Savannah, Quebec City and Miami Beach, and now it's an all-out race to secure as many votes as possible for Asheville. Cast your vote by clicking  here .  The voting

Bring Cyclo-cross to Asheville

Bring Cyclo-cross to Asheville

Photo courtesy of Lightbox Productions This week Asheville got a special visit from organizers of the USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships . Asheville is very excited to be on the short list of cities considered for hosting the event. Other cities in the consideration set include Austin, TX and Boulder, CO.  Check out this beautiful video showcasing the Asheville mountains as the

Bring the 800 Pound Gorilla to Asheville

Bring the 800 Pound Gorilla to Asheville

Asheville needs your votes!  AXA Equitable is running a beast of a contest right now. The insurance company has been using the 800 pound gorilla in the room as a metaphor for retirement savings. However, now the gorilla itself has decided to retire.   So the question is, where will he spend the remainder of his years? There are four options, Asheville , Puerto Rico, Sonoma Valley or Palm

Basketball Fans Take Note

Basketball Fans Take Note

If you're a college hoops fan then you will definitely want to check out the Southern Conference Tournament (SoCon) taking place in Asheville this coming March.  College basketball teams from around the region will be battling head to head for the championship and now is your chance to secure tickets so that you don't miss any of the action. T his promises to be a tremendous experience for

Backstage At Moogfest - Plus Listen Online

Backstage At Moogfest - Plus Listen Online

Asheville is home to Moogfest , the nation's number one electronic music festival. This past Halloween the festival celebrated its second year in the mountains. If you didn't get a chance to go, or if you just want to relive the magic, check out these links. Go backstage with these photos from Moog Music. Listen to the full set by Moby - compliments of NPR Check out this photo from Rolling Stone

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