Category: Things to Do

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 »

Winter Reading List: Great Books about Asheville

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

The polar vortex may have moved on but there is a lot of winter left to come and it is a great time to get reading. During these slow months at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast sitting by the fire with a good book is a pleasure which we are happy to have free time… Read more »

A Biltmore Christmas Package

Filed under: Biltmore Estate, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Christmas in Asheville, History, Specials, Things to Do

I’ve been toying with the idea of putting together a package based on the ties between the Biltmore Estate and our historic house and neighbourhood for a while now and finally decided to do a small version this Christmas.  I think a lot of people come to Asheville and see the Biltmore as a distinct… 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 »