Asheville is great destination for any kind of traveler. Fans of the outdoors can enjoy hiking, ziplining, and even rafting at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park or the Blue Ridge Mountains. Afterwards, relaxing and winding down at one of the many eateries or breweries in the city of Asheville is a must.
More of a history buff? Asheville is home to several historical districts, including the famous Biltmore Village. Scour the town for its historic sights, listen to a city guide telling you the local legends, and talk things over during a great dinner.
Travelers who just want to go to Asheville for a city getaway and delectable cuisine, will easily satisfy their appetites. Eat your way through town to experience the most delicious foods, try out different craft beers and find your favorite, and visit the many sights the Asheville is home to. You will be sorry you have to leave so soon.
If you are mostly yearning to see the mountains around Asheville, opt for a hotel in West Asheville. This area is both close to the mountains as well as to Downtown Asheville for evening outings in town. Furthermore, you have easy access to the roads leading out of Asheville into the Great Smokey Mountains National Park or the Blue Ridge Mountains. Another popular hiking spot is Craggy Gardens. Here, you can hike a part of the Appalachian Trail as well. Also, do not forget to drive the Blue Ridge Parkway, which will give provide you with especially beautiful scenic views.
Biltmore Village is one of the historic districts in Asheville, so it is the perfect location to pick a hotel. Why not find a room that looks out on the sights this area is so famous for? Biltmore Village was named after Biltmore Estate, the largest private residence in the country. You can spend a whole day learning about its history, and still not know all of it. There is a variety of tours to choose from, so you can also visit the gardens and even the Biltmore winery.
If you are a city dweller, however, you would probably prefer a hotel in Downtown Asheville. This is where you can find the museums, and theaters, as well as the many, many eateries, restaurants, bars, and breweries that Asheville is loved for. Stay in a hotel near Vance Monument to wake up in the middle of downtown, or look for a hotel close to the Basilica of Saint Lawrence to enjoy another part of downtown Asheville.
There are over 150 three- and four star hotels in Asheville, so you will have plenty of options to choose from. How nice would it be to come ‘home’ to a four star hotel with a luxury bathroom to freshen up before dinner?
For the outdoorsy travelers bringing their four-legged friend, make sure to book one of the pet-friendly hotels in Asheville. Should you be in search of a unique experience during your time in Asheville, opt for one of the many boutique hotels.
There are two airports close to Asheville, so if you are not coming in by car along the Blue Ridge Parkway, you are most likely landing at one of the airports. Stay near Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport or Asheville Regional Airport in case you are planning an early flight.