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Asheville's Southern Conference Basketball Tournament & Downtown Dribble for the Kids (Free Basketballs & T-Shirts, too!)

It's another wonderful weekend to be in Asheville. It's all about basketball this weekend as the Southern Conference Basketball Tournament returns to Asheville this Friday, March 7 through Monday, March 10. Take the opportunity to watch your favorite SoCon team on the court and immerse you... View the full post »

USA Today Names Asheville as One of Six Small Cities with Big Food Scenes

Asheville has done it again! It has been recognized for its culinary zeal by USA Today's Six Small Cities with Big Food Scenes article.   "Despite only having 85,000 residents, Asheville is a city where bohemian, mountain, and southern roots intersect. The cultural impact on As... View the full post »

Biltmore Blooms Welcomes Springtime to Asheville

There is nothing that signals the arrival of springtime in Asheville quite like the Biltmore Blooms festival of flowers event. Waves of burgeoning color welcome you to this glorious season in Western North Carolina. The grand and historic Biltmore Estate is a must-see during your stay in Ash... View the full post »

Chimney Rock State Park: Here's What's Happening

Spring is here and there is so much to see and do in Asheville and Western North Carolina, particularly when it comes to the outdoors. After a long winter, we're ready to be immersed in the fresh mountain air, hiking the trails, and seeing all of the breathtaking sights of this beautiful part ... View the full post »