About Asheville

Named one of the 15 must-see travel destinations in the world by Frommer’s travel guides, Asheville is that type of a unique, romantic and picturesque city that with no doubts will have a special place in your heart once you see it. There’s something special about Asheville, and the world is just beginning to discover it. The city combines enthralling cultural life, burgeoning culinary scene thriving music life and of cause breathtaking sceneries of Appalachian Mountains. In other words, Asheville is a perfect destination for an active, entertaining and healthy getaway.

The city can also boast of its architecture. Asheville had no money to invest in urban renewal projects that were so popular in other cities following Black Monday. That is why you can still witness many elegant authentic buildings in the hub of the city as well as in the suburbs.

What is more, the city has many innovative transportation options such as the historic trolley in addition to more traditional taxi service and fixed-bus routes. This pedestrian-friendly area is perfect for setting your own pace, and the outlying areas offer everything from Segway tours to llama treks.

Asheville`s music is proudly rooted in old time mountain rhythm, but there is also full spectrum of innovative musicians who truly define city’s sound. Asheville offers a lively, and perhaps unexpected, experience for the musically-minded travelers.

For those who like mountains, Asheville offers the greatest opportunity to travel above the tallest trees and lowest clouds for an amazing bird’s eye view atop the highest mountain peaks. Area’s most famous peaks climb to nearly 6,000 feet in elevation. Grandfather Mountain, or Tanawha, is just one of many soaring peaks scattered throughout the North Carolina mountains stretching from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to the High Country.

Known as an art colony, Asheville still has a buzzing arts scene, featuring hundreds of fine artists, galleries, shops, and festivals. Our city is a source of inspiration for hundreds of artists who call these mountains home. There are more than 30 art galleries downtown only. It may sound like a cliché, but Asheville is worth seeing rather than being described. Mountain adventures await your visit to the Asheville area. This is a unique city, where there is no chance for you to get bored as there are numerous entertaining activities to do, your only problem will be narrowing the options!