Category: Autumn

Ride the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad in Bryson City, NC

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Nature, Outside Asheville, Things to Do

One summer, when I was seven years old, my parents packed up our Ford Station Wagon and drove from Connecticut to Montana, and back, with me and my siblings in the rear seats.  It was a fabulous trip.  Along the way we stopped at National Monuments, explored caverns full of stalactites and stalagmites, visited “ghost… Read more »

10 Great Ways to Enjoy the Fall in Asheville, NC

Filed under: "Ten Best" Lists, Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Hiking, Nature, Outside Asheville

The Carolina Bed & Breakfast is our Asheville home in the Great Smoky Mountains. Our guests love to visit  the North Carolina Mountains in the Autumn where they can enjoy our spectacular weather and enjoy the wonderful show nature puts on as she prepares for the onslaught of winter.  After five years in this town… Read more »

Asheville’s Hidden Treasure: The North Carolina Arboretum

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Nature, Things to Do

There is so much going on in Asheville that sometimes things get lost and it takes a special event to make us see the hidden treasures right under our noses.  The North Carolina Arboretum is one such treasure.  With its abundance of national parks, wildlife areas and majestic mountains Asheville offers a lot to the… Read more »

Autumn Market Feast in a Field in Asheville!

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, Things to Do

We were late leaving the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in Asheville, NC and it was already dark as we pulled into the parking lot of All Soul’s Pizza.  Our destination was the field next door which had been set with long picnic tables and festooned with fairy lights. Because we were late arriving Elliot Moss,… Read more »

Berry Picking on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Filed under: Autumn, Blue Ridge Mountains, Hiking, recipes

Is there anything better than a bowl full of fresh-picked berries still hot from the summer sun?  Berry picking is one of my favorite late summer activities which is why James and I headed over to the Blue Ridge Parkway yesterday to see what we could harvest.  We were returning to Graveyard Fields, an area… Read more »

Looking Glass Rock: A Pluton Monolith

Filed under: Autumn, Hiking, Things to Do

The interesting thing about writing this blog is that it make things so interesting! By that I mean it isn’t enough to just throw some pictures up and say,  “This is what we did, isn’t it pretty?”   I feel like I have to make this a little more of a compelling read than that and,… Read more »

Apples and October in Asheville, North Carolina

Filed under: Autumn, recipes

> The Kitchen Whiteboard  It’s October in Asheville.  The trees are brilliant with color, the skies are a clear, deep blue and the inns and hotels are fully booked.  Which means that James and I have not had time to leave our Asheville Bed and Breakfast, The Carolina,  to explore anything to share with you. … Read more »