Looking for something “sweet” to do? How about taking a chocolate tour? Yes, Asheville, North Carolina is a chocolate lover’s paradise! Not only are there numerous wonderful restaurants with their own delicious desserts but there are several local chocolate shops worth visiting! Chocolate Fetish The Chocolate Fetish uses locally sourced ingredients whenever possible and… Read more »
What’s on your bucket list for 2020?
Many of us have fun as we sit down and think through the various adventures we would like to experience or places we hope to see in the coming year. No matter what your interests may be, there is something in the area that is sure to appeal to you! Are you perhaps an adrenaline… Read more »
Asheville’s “Shindig on the Green”!
Convenient to residents of Lake Keowee is the wonderful city of Asheville, North Carolina. Host to many wonderful shops and attractions, this town also I offering a free mountain bluegrass and dance festival every Saturday of the Summer until August 31st. From about 7 to 10pm, come and enjoy the many talented musicians and dancers… Read more »
Summer Outdoor Concerts at Biltmore Estate
It is difficult to put into words how spectacular is the Biltmore Estate of Asheville, North Carolina. Every season brings wonderful and various views, colors, and experiences. One special treat of the Summer months is the Outdoor Concert series. The annual Biltmore Concert Series this year kicks off with none other than “The Beach Boys”!… Read more »
Pisgah Inn Restaurant
The warmer days are here and we hope you have enjoyed cruising with the windows down (or top down for those convertible drivers)! As always, driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway is a joy. While in the area, be sure to check out the Pisgah Inn Restaurant, the only eating establishment on the Blue Ridge… Read more »
“A Vanberbilt House Party – The Gilded Age” Clothing Exhibit On Display!
A favorite attraction that is nationally acclaimed yet local is the esteemed Biltmore Estate of Asheville, North Carolina. Perfect in every season and a convenient location for all Lake Keowee and Upstate residents, this grand home and estate have much to offer. Biltmore, the largest privately-owned home in the US, was envisioned and built by… Read more »
The North Carolina Arboretum’s Winter Lights
The North Carolina Arboretum is worth seeing anytime of the year but they do put on a special display for the Christmas Season! From now through December 31st, you can experience the extravagant Winter Lights show – and yes, this involves over 500,000 lights. Walk through the transformed gardens and see the winter wonderland display… Read more »
Montford Historic District of Asheville
Need to get away for a long weekend? Look to one of the many charming bed & breakfast inns of the Montford neighborhood in Asheville, North Carolina. Just north of downtown Asheville, this neighborhood is part of the National Register Historic District with over 500 buildings that date between 1890 and 1920. Many of these… Read more »
Small Towns of Western North Carolina
Many people are familiar with Asheville, North Carolina, especially residents of The Cliffs and The Reserve, as this stunning city is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains and is exploding with art and delicious restaurants (and so much more)! But what about some of the smaller towns nestled in the surrounding areas? Let’s explore a… Read more »
“Chihuly at Biltmore”
What could make the stunning Biltmore Estate even more spectacular? Add the sparkling exhibition of “Chihuly at Biltmore”! The display is not only indoors of the magnificent home but also throughout the gardens for a truly magical indoor/outdoor experience. From May 17th through October 7th, those who visit the estate of the Vanberbilt family in… Read more »