About Asheville, NC

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA, HAS BEEN NAMED THE "#1 BEST IN THE U.S. TRAVEL 2017 DESTINATION" BY LONELY PLANET, THE LARGEST TRAVEL GUIDE BOOK PUBLISHER IN THE WORLD.

Asheville welcomes everyone with open arms and has been quietly emerging as a haven for creative spirits for decades. More than 200 artists showcase their wares in the River Arts District and the astonishing number of craft beers and spirits produced locally pair nicely with the food served up by the city's numerous James Beard-nominated chefs. The French Broad River offers a respite from the modern world, whether you want to float, paddle, or kayak away from civilization and the verdant background for all of these delights, the Blue Ridge Mountains, are just waiting to be explored.