Category: Things to Do

A Morning Run Through Asheville

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Things to Do

This morning, right after cooking and serving breakfast, I put on my running clothes and went for a run through Asheville. I left the Carolina Bed & Breakfast with no idea at all what I would write about for my next blog and returned filled with ideas from the vibrant life that fills our city…. Read more »

Segway in Asheville!

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, History, Things to Do

  Pretty much every day, three times a day, a group of people pass by the Carolina Bed & Breakfast riding on Segways.  We wave at Wes, the tour operator, and say to each other that someday we will have to try the Segway tour of Asheville.  Well, that someday was this past Wednesday. But… Read more »

What’s New Asheville?

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants, theater, Things to Do

Serendipity is one of my favorite words.  Not only is it fun to say, I also love what it means: “A fortunate happenstance or pleasant surprise”. It’s what you get when you turn down the wrong road and find a shortcut to your destination or when you duck down a stairwell to get out of… Read more »

March Madness 2014: Asheville Style

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants, Things to Do

This post is not about basketball.  It’s about chefs, and competitions and secret ingredients, about people and fun and getting through the last month  of winter.  You guessed it:  it’s about the final of the Asheville Competition Dining Series:  Fire On The Rock! Earlier this year at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast,  I made my… Read more »

Hiker’s Package for Western North Carolina

Filed under: Blue Ridge Mountains, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Hiking, Specials, Things to Do

Recently the Asheville Visitor’s Center put out a call for packages highlighting outdoor activities off the Blue Ridge Parkway (and by extension Western North Carolina).  Here at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast that pushed all our buttons as James and I are active hikers. Part of the appeal of this mountain town is the ability… Read more »

Fire On the Rock: The Inside Story

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants, Things to Do, Wine and Food

If you follow the Carolina Bed & Breakfast on any of our social media then you have been hearing a lot about the Competition Dining Series “Fire On the Rock” lately.  Along with the other 16 Inns of the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association we have been offering a special dining and lodging package to… Read more »

Exercise in Asheville

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

Guests come to our Asheville Bed and Breakfast for many reasons: to hike and drive in the Blue Ridge Mountains, to visit the spectacular Biltmore Estate, and to enjoy the vibrant city that is Asheville with its many independent shops, arts galleries and most of all, wonderful restaurants.  And occasionally we have guests who want… Read more »

Be a “Top Chef” Style Judge in Asheville This March!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants, Things to Do

If you follow our blog then you know James and I enjoy going to Chef’s Challenge dinners and being a “Top Chef” style judge during the slower winter months at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast.  This winter the dinners will be bigger and better as Asheville hosts the “Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series:… Read more »