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Asheville, NC

Updated: August 10th, 2020

Below is a list of best places I would visit on a trip to this location. My picks fit my personality and interest. Everyone has a different interest so you may not like everything I listed which is fine.  If you like a place, I recommend saving it to Google Maps for a future trip down the road. I made sure to include the address or GPS to make it easier to find.  You can find out more about me in the "About Me" section to see if we share common interests.

In the info below, the yellow cost number is just an estimated amount at the time I checked their website; over time, the amount could change.  With the cost of a hotel room, I'm pricing a queen bed for two people for a night on the weekend, and the amount shown is before taxes.  These figures are just a rough estimate of what places could cost, so if incorrect, I apologize.


- Hole Doughnuts

168 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806

The Donuts

- Vortex Doughnuts

32 Banks Ave #106, Asheville, NC 28801

The Donuts


- Bent Creek Trail

35.49283, -82.61811

Best Mountain Biking in North Carolina

- Biltmore

1 Lodge St, Asheville, NC 28803

House Tour

- Asheville Pinball Museum

1 Battle Square Ste 1b, Asheville, NC 28801

Vintage Arcade Action

- Asheville Art Museum

2 S Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801

Broaden My Mind

- Zen Tubing

1648 Brevard Rd, Asheville, NC 28806

Ultimate Lazy River

- Antique Tobacco Barn

75 Swannanoa River Rd, Asheville, NC 28805

Old School Shopping


- Buxton Hall Barbecue

32 Banks Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

BBQ and Chicken Sandwich

- White Duck Taco Shop

388 Riverside Dr, Asheville, NC 28801

The Tacos

- All Souls Pizza

175 Clingman Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

The Pizza

- 12 Bones Smokehouse

5 Foundy St Ste 10, Asheville, NC 28801

BBQ Ribs

Foothills Butcher Bar: West

697 Haywood Rd unit e, Asheville, NC 28806

The Burger

- White Labs Kitchen & Tap

172 S Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801

The Pizza

- Baked Pie Company

4 Long Shoals Rd suite a, Arden, NC 28704

Flight of Pies

Places to Stay

- The Omni Grove Park Inn

290 Macon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804

The average cost a night on a weekend in August $316

- Black Walnut Bed & Breakfast Inn

288 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

The average cost a night on a weekend in August $283

- Log Cabin Motor Court

330 Weaverville Rd, Asheville, NC 28804

The average cost a night on a weekend in August $100

21 and Up Fun

- New Belgium Brewing Company

21 Craven St, Asheville, NC 28806

Citradelic Tangerine IPA - American IPA - 6.0% ABV

- Highland Brewing Company

12 Old Charlotte Hwy #200, Asheville, NC 28803

Oatmeal Porter - American Porter - 5.9% ABV

- Hi-Wire Brewing

2A Huntsman Pl, Asheville, NC 28803

Bed of Nails - English Brown Ale - 6.1% ABV

- Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

100 Sierra Nevada Way, Fletcher, NC 28732

Hazy Little Thing - New England IPA - 6.7% ABV

Out of Bounds

- Mount Mitchell State Park

2388 NC-128, Burnsville, NC 28714

Highest Point in North Carolina

32.7 miles from Asheville, North Carolina

- Chimney Rock

35.43285, -82.2396

Hiking, The View, and Some Good Old Stair Climbing Fun

27.5 miles from Asheville, North Carolina

Ridgeline Trail at Dupont State Forest

35.20933, -82.61552

Best Mountain Biking in North Carolina

36.9 miles from Asheville, North Carolina

- Bold Rock Mills River Cidery

72 School House Rd, Mills River, NC 28759

Great Hard Cider Drinking Spot

20.9 miles from Asheville, North Carolina

 Again these are my picks that fit my personality and interest. If you feel that I left one-off that may interest me or other people, message me on Facebook about the location.  I value a person's opinion and never just discard the information.  Always looking forward to learning about new places to add to my Google Map. ~ Shawn

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