Posted in July 2012

Traipsing around Asheville

Traipsing around Asheville

I officially love Asheville, NC. As far as “A” cities are concerned, it is on top and Atlanta has fallen so far off the list, one has to wonder why we even drive through it on the way to Florida. Considering the heat-wave we’ve experienced this summer, we were pleasantly surprise how driving only 2 … Continue reading

Are You Ready for Some Biltmore?

Are You Ready for Some Biltmore?

The cost of seeing the estate runs approximately around $45-60, depending on discounts and deals (FYI Christmas costs the most). Since we went on Father’s Day, fathers got in free with the purchase of a regular adult admission. Alternate discounts– 15% off if pre-paid a week in advance, plus many hotels offer discount packages as … Continue reading

Relax and Explore: The Grove Park Inn

Relax and Explore: The Grove Park Inn

North of the city, the Grove Park Inn sits encrusted like a gem on Sunset Mountain. Built before the first World War by a pharmaceutical magnate from West Tennessee, the Inn is more oasis than historical monument. As you walk from the parking area, you’ll see vehicles unload all sorts of guests in the valet area. … Continue reading