Category: Outside Asheville

Road Tripping– Off the GPS!

Filed under: Blue Ridge Mountains, Hiking, Nature, Outside Asheville, Things to Do

Nine inches of rain in Asheville since July 3rd, coupled with my inability to get around due to my ankle injury, has made me distinctly grumpy.  After doing what I can to help at our Asheville Bed  and Breakfast I’ve been sitting with my foot up, scouring Pinterest for ideas, reading  books and playing games… Read more »

The WNC Cheese Trail

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Oh My CSA Contest, Outside Asheville, recipes, Things to Do, Wine and Food

A little known fact:  before  James and I decided to become innkeepers we looked into producing and selling goat cheese as a business. So when a little more than a year ago a number of small local dairy farmers and cheesemakers conceived of the WNC Cheese Trail to promote the cheese industry in Western North… Read more »

Blue Ridge Barbeque Festival near Asheville, NC

Filed under: Outside Asheville, Things to Do, Wine and Food

BBQ!  I’m talking Q!  Bar-b-que! Barbecue!  No matter who you spell it, BBQ is a big deal in Asheville.  After all, our Asheville Bed and Breakfast may be in the Blue Ridge Mountains but we are still in the South. And when Presidents come to Asheville, where’s the first place they go?  12 Bones Smokehouse. … Read more »

Oh CSA! What to do with your box (Recipes included!)

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, Outside Asheville, recipes

I think I may have mentioned that we have a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) share at local farm.  Once a week we go to the Montford Farmers Market behind the Asheville Visitor’s Center and pick up a box of fresh produce.  Then we come home and ask, “What the heck is this stuff and what… Read more »

Repairing Antique Clocks from the Carolina Bed and Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping, Outside Asheville

I’m pretty sure I’ve said this before but one of the great pleasures of being an innkeeper at our Bed and Breakfast in Asheville North Carolina comes from our encounters with some of the truly interesting and unique craftsmen and artists in the area.  North Carolina has long had a tradition of encouraging artists of… Read more »

From Asheville to Chile: Hiking around the World

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Hiking, Outside Asheville

If you are a follower of our blog then you will know that January and February are slow months at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast.  While there continues to be plenty to do in town and in the surrounding countryside,  it is understandable that people may choose to put off their visits until Spring.  You… Read more »