Category: Outside Asheville

Visiting Blowing Rock, NC

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One day last week, winter came to Western North Carolina. It snowed during the night and the next day icy winds kept the temperatures in the 20s.  The sunlight and bright blue skies called for us to come out but the cold and the wind were arguing against it! So James and I decided to… Read more »

DIning Outside Asheville: Weaverville, NC

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>  Just outside Asheville, about ten miles from the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, is the small town of Weaverville, home to artists and garden centers.  It is also the home of the Stoney Knob Cafe, a local eatery which has been family owned and operated for over 50 years. On any given evening you will… Read more »

Dining Outside Asheville: Spruce Pine

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> “Downtown” Spruce Pine While many of our guests come to Asheville to dine at some of the many fabulous restaurants which can be found here (over 243 according to TripAdvisor!), there are actually some really excellent restaurants in some of the surrounding towns as well.  Among these is Knife and Fork in Spruce Pine,… Read more »

Escape to Black Mountain!

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>Sorry about the title–I couldn’t resist it.  Doesn’t it make you think of a Disney film?  Anyway, it was Memorial Day and James and I had one of those weird windows of time that seem to come out of nowhere so we grabbed our camera and hightailed it over to Black Mountain, NC.  We had… Read more »