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Music and theater are your ticket to winter fun in Asheville

With rich culture and a booming music scene, Asheville is one of the best places to go in the winter months for entertainment. The local stages heat up at this time of the year as many big-name, award-winning acts return home to the mountains and perform at Asheville music venues. If you're looking for things to do in Asheville this winter, or ideas for cozy weekend getaways, take a look at

Asheville's Warm Winter

Asheville's Warm Winter

Asheville's climate has been relatively mild this year making for a very comfortable winter. That means right now is  a perfect time to get outside to explore the forest. Here are some of the top places to go for a  winter hike , complete with incredible views. (Also see What to Expect in Winter in Asheville .) Speaking of climate, our friends  at the  AB-Tech Institute for

Winter Pictures

  • February 6, 2008 by Kelby

Even in winter, the Asheville area is an amazing place to behold. Here are some great submitted winter pictures: Randy from Asheville submitted this picture, stating: Having shoveled snow for too many years in the Midwest, this is my idea of "the perfect Winter scene." Photo taken on our Asheville area farm, Christmas eve 2007. This picture, submitted by Nate of Brevard, shows off the area's

Valentine's Day Ideas

  • January 30, 2008 by Kelby

These Valentine's Day ideas will help you and your sweetheart enjoy the romantic holiday. In Asheville, you can enjoy a wonderful and romantic Valentine's Day getaway in the North Carolina mountains. Valentine's Day Ideas Think outside the box of chocolates, and indulge in some handcrafted chocolate in the Asheville area. You can watch award-winning chocolate being made at Chocolate Fetish , or

Winter Events in Asheville

  • January 23, 2008 by Kelby

Asheville doesn't hibernate when winter strikes. The mild climate keeps things hopping throughout winter, with various winter events and activities. Whether you'd like to kick back and listen to some jazz, chuckle at a lively comedic play or let the kids learn all about building, Asheville has something for everyone to enjoy in the winter. Find out What's Happening in Winter

Hot Chocolate Tasting

  • January 10, 2008 by Kelby

Go on a hot chocolate tasting as the ultimate winter gourmet warm-up. Whether your Asheville visit takes you gallery hopping on Broadway, antique shopping in Biltmore Village or checking out the hip hangouts in the Westville neighborhood, you’re always close to a cup of hot chocolate. Is Jack Frost nipping at your nose just a little too much? What you need is a rich, steaming hot mug of hot

New Year's Eve in Asheville

  • December 27, 2007 by Kelby

Still no plans for New Year's Eve? There are a lot of fun things you can do in Asheville to welcome 2008. You can enjoy a family-friendly New Year's Eve celebration, or an intimate luxury package for couples. New Year's Eve at the Health Adventure - Get your New Year's Eve off to a fun start at The Health Adventure. Taking a cue from the decade The Health Adventure was born, the party will include

Western North Carolina Ski and Snow Report - December 27

Western North Carolina Ski and Snow Report - December 27

  • December 26, 2007 by Kelby

It may be early in the winter sports season, but there are already lots of opportunities to ski, snowboard and snow tube. We also just got a little wintery weather, particularly in higher elevations, that will help with the snow conditions at Western North Carolina ski resorts. Snow and Ski Report from Cataloochee Ski Area Cataloochee is skiing on seven slopes with 3 aerial lifts and 2 surface

Give the Gift of Travel

  • December 18, 2007 by Kelby

You only have a handful of holiday shopping days left, but there is one gift you can get without even leaving your computer: a vacation package to Asheville . You can just tuck the confirmation of your reservation into a card, and maybe throw in a few bucks for a shopping spree during the visit. It's easy to find getaway packages suited to almost any taste, including Romance Packages , Biltmore