The Sights of Asheville

The Biltmore Estate Growing up, it was easy to fantasize about living in a Castle because, well, there was one just down the street.  The Biltmore House is the largest privately owned home in the United States.  Ask any kid in the Asheville area and their dream home is this house belonging to the late George Vanderbilt and family.  Equally … Read More

The Shopping of Asheville

Cherry Street I’ve told you how in love I am with my home town of Black Mountain.  This is the heart of our little town.  Piddle around, go in each shop and you’ll find why this little mountain town is so enchanting.  Crafts, Antiques, Books, an old timey Hardware Store, and so many tasty restaurants are what make this little … Read More

Why Visit Asheville?

I was born and raised in the Asheville area.  Specifically, I’m from a precious little town just outside of Asheville, called Black Mountain. As long as I roam this earth, no matter where I dwell, it will always be home to me.  I’ve travelled the world over and seen gorgeous, wonder-filled sites.  But none take the breath from me like … Read More

The Outskirts of Asheville

Carl Sandburg Home One of the most cherished authors of the 20th century was Carl Sandburg.  Part of his inspiration can be touched in his home, a National Historic Site, sitting just outside of Asheville in Flat Rock, NC.  You’ll see the well of genius he drew from when you visit this serene home in the mountains. Chimney Rock Chimney … Read More