5 James Beard Award-Recognized Restaurants for Luxury Dining:
Chai Pani – Winner 2022 Outstanding Restaurant Award
Curate Bar de Tapas – Winner 2022 Outstanding Hospitality Award
Rhubarb – 2020 Semi-Finalist for Outstanding Chef
Benne on Eagle Restaurant – Nominee for 20220 Outstanding Rising Star Chef
Buxton Hall – 2019 Semi-Finalist Outstanding Pastry Chef
There are over 100 independent restaurants in downtown Asheville.
Reems Creek Golf Club, elevation, 2290 feet, site of the 2023 NCCIA golf outing.
The Urban Trail: A 1.7-mile, historic, self-guided walking tour through downtown Asheville, with 30 stations that feature informational plaques and sculptures.
Asheville is home to 11 miles of the 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway, part of the U.S. National Park System (NPS).
Take the optional tour to Mount Mitchell and the Appalachian Folk Art Center.
The Biltmore Estate features:
The mansion, a 250-room National Historic Landmark and former-mountain retreat for the Vanderbilt family.
8,000 acres of land containing hiking and biking trails, mountain vistas, an award-winning winery, and a sustainably maintained garden and conservatory.