Asheville, NC, Guide and Information

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About Asheville

If you are looking for a vacation destination that encompasses beauty, charm, sophistication, and adventure all wrapped into one small-town atmosphere, then Asheville, North Carolina is the place for you. The city is known to have housed such literary greats as Thomas Wolfe, Carl Sandburg, and O. Henry, but is mostly known as the hometown of George W. Vanderbilt’s beautiful Biltmore Mansion. Even with all these well-known artists calling Asheville home, the area still holds its friendly charm.

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Asheville Events

July 29, 2016

Art Break: Make It Speak: Stories from the Vault

July 30, 2016

Ashtanga Yoga Weekend with Kino MacGregor

July 31, 2016

Seatweaving Roadshow

August 06, 2016

Wood Day

August 06, 2016

Postponed! - Molecular Gastronomy x Craft Beer pairing with Chris Bugher

August 19, 2016

Yoga for Life with Gary Kraftsow

August 21, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- West Asheville!

August 27, 2016

2016 Concerts in the Park featuring Queen Bee and The Stingers

August 28, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- Downtown!

September 03, 2016

Goldie Yoga Workshop

September 03, 2016

Celebrate Freedom Atlanta

September 09, 2016

Yoga and the Chakras with Shala Worsley

September 11, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- West Asheville!

September 17, 2016

Heritage Weekend

September 23, 2016

All Ages Dance Party with the Underdog BBoy/BGirl Crew on Merrimon

September 24, 2016

2016 Concerts in the Park featuring Tuxedo Junction

September 25, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- Downtown!

October 09, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- West Asheville!

October 23, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- Downtown!

November 11, 2016

Yin Yoga Teacher Training with Shala Worsley

November 13, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- West Asheville!

November 20, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- Downtown!

December 11, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- West Asheville!

December 18, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- Downtown!

January 13, 2017

The Hatha Yoga Pradipika with Michael Johnson

January 20, 2017

Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness Practices with Shala Worsley

February 17, 2017

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training with Kimberley Puryear
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Korean House
  • (828) 785-1500
  • 122 College St, Asheville, NC 28801

As the only Korean Restaurant in downtown Asheville, we serve variety of authentic dishes such as Bulgogi, Dol-Sot Bibimbab, Jabchae and Kimchi…

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Green Tea Sushi Bar
  • 828-252-8300
  • 2 Regent Park Blvd., Asheville

Asheville's premiere location for sushi and Asian fusion cuisine.

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Hana Japanese Hibachi and Sushi Bar
  • 828-251-1661
  • 5B Biltmore Ave

Hibachi & Sushi Bar

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Tobacco Plus
  • (828) 254-0048
  • 6 Eagle St, Asheville, NC 28801

Downtown Asheville's Corner Store with More! Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipes, Hookahs, Drinks, & Snacks. Open until 1:30 am on Friday and Saturday!

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Biltmore Park Town Square
  • (828) 210-1660
  • 1 Town Square Blvd, Asheville, NC 28803

Find your perfect place at Biltmore Park® Town Square. Humming with life, this vibrant town center in Asheville, NC, is a fresh re-imagining of the…

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Lex 18 Supper Club
  • (828) 575-9494
  • 18 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Appalachian food steeped in Native American, Spanish, African and N. European culinary traditions. A 1920's brunch & supper club with moonshine &amp…

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Earth Guild
  • 255-7818
  • 33 Haywood St., Asheville

For forty years Earth Guild has served the handcraft community — beginners, amateurs and full-time craft professionals — with tools and materials and…

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LAB Lexington Ave Brewery
  • 828-252-0212
  • 39 North Lexington Ave Asheville, NC

Good times await in Asheville at the Lexington Avenue Brewery. Relax a while on our open air patio. Enjoy a craft beer and an incredible meal at the…

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Holiday Inn & Suites-Asheville Downtown
  • 828-225-5550
  • 42 Tunnel Rd

Located in the heart of Asheville, the Holiday Inn & Suites Downtown delights guests with its easy access to this treasured North Carolina mountain…

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The Spice & Tea Exchange
  • 828-505-7348
  • 46 Haywood St
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The Hop Ice Cream Cafe
  • (828) 254-2224
  • Asheville

The Hop West: 721 Haywood RoadThe Hop Ice Creamery: 167 Haywood Road
The Hop Ice Cream Cafe has been proudly serving Asheville, NC since 1978 with…

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Chimney Rock Gem Mine
  • (828) 625-5524
  • 397 Main St Chimney Rock, NC

Nestled deep in the Hickory Nut Gorge, on the banks of the Rocky Broad River in historic Chimney Rock Village, there is a gemstone mine of great…

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Starbucks - Ingles
  • 29 Tunnel Rd Asheville, NC 28805

To say Starbucks purchases and roasts high-quality whole bean coffees is very true. That’s the essence of what we do – but it hardly tells the…

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Asheville Food Park
  • (828) 230-4422
  • 598 State St, Asheville, NC 28806

Asheville's Food Truck head quarters, indoor & outdoor setting, Edna's Café, the Cascade Lounge with full bar, R.A.D artists, Family & Dogs are ok at…

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Underground Fox
  • (828) 232-0809
  • 4 college St., Asheville

TallGary’s Cantina is the friendliest spot downtown C’mon down and find out why! Our menu features a variety of unique, tasty tacos as well as…

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Marco's Pizzeria
  • 828-285-0709
  • 946 Merrimon Ave., Asheville

In addition to Pizza, Marco's offers a full menu of Italian favorites including Salads, Pastas, Sandwiches, Calzones, Strombolis and a Catering Menu.

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Asheville Art Museum
  • (828) 253-3227
  • 2 south pack square

The Asheville Art Museum annually presents an exciting, inviting and active schedule of exhibitions and public programs based on its permanent…

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Karen Donatelli
  • 828-225-5751
  • 57 Haywood St., Asheville

For two decades, Karen Donatelli Cake Designs has specialized in creating beautiful, delicious, custom and specialty desserts.

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Sweet Peas Hostel
  • (828) 285-8488
  • 123 Rankin Ave., Asheville

With our affordable pricing, you can relax comfortably in the heart of Downtown Asheville.

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Roman's Deli
  • (828) 505-1552
  • 75A Haywood St., Asheville

Roman's Deli is a must stop in Downtown Asheville.  Everything that comes out of the kitchen is handcrafted by the owners Roman & Amanda.  Roman's…

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Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds
  • 800-235-2474
  • 39 Stockwood Road Ext., Asheville NC 28803

Experience the best of all worlds, luxury and natural beauty, Nestled among nearly 40 acres, Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds is bordered by the…

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Pack's Tavern
  • 828-225-6944
  • 20 South Spruce St., Asheville

Pack's Tavern offers something for everyone as a restaurant, a bar, tavern, event space, parkside patio, darts, shuffleboard, 13 TV's, and free live…

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Asheville River Cabins
  • (828) 668-5336
  • 55 Parkway Ln, Arden, NC 28704

Asheville River Cabins offers a truly memorable and unique experience for guests looking for the best of both worlds. Our cabins are the only…

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Ingles
  • (866) 226-7168
  • Asheville

Local, craft, artisan, organic, non-GMO, brand name, private label, store brand (Laura Lynn), Harvest Farms, fuel, pharmacy.

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Cafe 64
  • 828-252-8333
  • 64 Haywood St
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1900 Inn on Montford
  • (828) 254-9569
  • 296 Montford Avenue Asheville

Intimate and Romantic - nestled in the heart of the Historic District, the 1900 Inn on Montford recaptures a warmth and graciousness that is…

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Enter the Earth
  • (828) 350-9222
  • Grove Arcade, 1 Page Ave #125, Asheville, NC 28801

Enter The Earth is a rock, mineral, and fossil  lover’s dream come true! Located in the heart of downtown Asheville, NC, in the historic Grove Arcade…

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The Dog Door
  • 828-656-8305
  • 1 Battle Square, Asheville, NC 28801

Solving problems between people and their dogs for over a decade in Western North Carolina.

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Tops for Shoes
  • (828) 254-6721
  • 27 North Lexington Avenue, Asheville

Local families and visitors from across the country rely on Tops for Shoes for fashion footwear in sizes and widths. You'll be amazed by the…

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Edna's
  • (828) 255-3881
  • 870 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804

Edna's is your full-service community coffee house and cafe. Dine in our large cafe area and enjoy free WIFI or use our convenient drive-thru!
"Edna's…

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Rhubarb
  • (828) 785-1503
  • 7 SW Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801

Rhubarb is a place where you can simply lean in and enjoy the company. A place where food and drink are at their uncomplicated best - creating…

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Claying Around
  • (828) 277-0042
  • 1378 Hendersonville Rd., Asheville

Paint your own pottery, Pottery wheel lessons, Mosaics, Glass Fusing and Silver Clay.

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Luella's Bar-B-Que
  • (828) 505-7427
  • 501 Merrimon Ave., Asheville

Luella’s Bar-B-Que is committed to offering expertly prepared smoked meats and fresh made sides from scratch. We know you’ll appreciate our warm…

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Urban Burrito
  • 828-251-1921
  • 640 Merrimon Ave., Asheville

Welcome to Urban Burrito! We feature California Style Mexican favorites like Burritos, Quesadillas, Tacos, and Salads and much more. Try our famous…

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Wild Wing Cafe
  • (828) 253-3066
  • 161 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Second Location: 65 Long Shoals Road, Asheville, NC 28801

Wild Wing Café is Asheville’s home to catch a game, grab a quick lunch, feed the kiddos for…

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Asheville Bee Charmer
  • (828) 424-7274
  • 38 Battery Park Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Kim and Jillian are excited about opening this business and continuing  to connect to local beekeepers, artists and creative people in general who are…

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Applewood Manor Inn Bed & Breakfast
  • 828-254-2244
  • 62 Cumberland Circle, Asheville

 Larry and Nancy Merrill are your hosts in this fine, old colonial turn-of-the-century bed and breakfast. Located in the historic Montford District…

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Mela Indian Restaurant
  • 828-285-8828
  • 70 N. Lexington Ave., Asheville

Recommended by the New York Times and repeatedly voted Asheville's Favorite Restaurant and Best Indian Restaurant in the Mountain Xpress Best of

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Old Europe Pastries
  • 828-255-5999
  • 13 Broadway

Melinda Vetro, pastry chef extraordinaire, has opened her very own Old Europe in downtown Asheville! www.oldeuropepastries.com

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Biltmore Village Inn
  • (866) 274-8779
  • 119 dodge St. Asheville

Four diamond rated by AAA, seven-bedroom Queen Anne Victorian built in 1892, is a picturesque mansion located four-blocks from fine shops and…

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Battery Park Book Exchange & Champagne Bar
  • (828) 252-0020
  • 1 Page Avenue, Suite 101, Asheville

The Battery Park Book Exchange is both a used bookstore, featuring 50,000 titles, a wine bar, featuring 200 wines, and an espresso dog bar where all…

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The Chocolate Fetish
  • (828) 258-2353
  • 36 Haywood St., Asheville

If you’re looking for gourmet artisan chocolate, the place to go is The Chocolate Fetish in downtown Asheville. As the scenic mountain town’s…

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Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers
  • (828) 236-9800
  • 50 Broadway, Asheville

Located in the heart of Asheville, offering spring water dough pizza w/ gluten free & vegan options + salads, hoagies & all the craft beer...

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Foggy Mountain
  • (828) 254-3008
  • 12 Church St, Asheville, NC 28801

We are Foggy Mountain! Here, we bring your quality food, beverages and live music to complete your Downtown Asheville experience. We have an amazing…

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River Link
  • 828-252-8474
  • 170 Lyman St., Asheville

RiverLink is a regional non-profit spearheading the economic and environmental revitalization of the French Broad River and its tributaries as a place…

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Carolina Bed & Breakfast
  • 828-254-3608
  • 177 Cumberland Avenue, Asheville

Less than ½ mile from downtown Asheville, on a quiet street in the historic Montford district, Carolina Bed & Breakfast is your home away from home…

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Beaufort House Inn
  • 800-261-2221
  • 61 North Liberty Street, Asheville

Enjoy the friendly atmosphere of this enchanting Victorian home, built in 1894. Listed on the National Historic Register, this beautiful property is…

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Mr. K's Used Books, Music, & More
  • (828) 299-1145
  • River Ridge Marketplace

River Ridge Marketplace—Mr. K's Used Books, Music & More is Asheville's largest used book store with 8600 sq ft of used and new books, CDs, DVDs…

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A Bed of Roses Victorian Bed & Breakfast
  • 1-828-258-8700
  • 135 Cumberland Ave. Asheville, NC 28801

We invite you to relax and enjoy our carefully tended gardens from the comfort of the shaded front porch. Enter the warm, natural wood foyer and be…

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City Bakery
  • 828-252-4426
  • 60 Biltmore Ave, Asheville

An Asheville staple for more than 10 years, City Bakery serves some of the best sandwiches, salads, and soups in town. Artisan Breads, scratch-made…

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Antique Tobacco Barn
  • (828) 252-7291
  • 75 Swannanoa River Rd., Asheville

70,000 Square Feet of Shopping in a Historic Tobacco Barn. Largest selection in North Carolina Open all year. March-December Hours- Mon - Thurs: 10Am…

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Climbmax Climbing Center
  • 173 Amboy Road (828)-505-4446, 43 Wall Street (828) 252-9996
  • 43 Wall St., Asheville

Other location at 173 Amboy Road  828-505-4446
Rock Climbing in Asheville is FUN for the entire family.  Located in the middle of Downtown…

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Patton Avenue Pet Company
  • (828) 255-7737
  • 109 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806

We are different breed of pet supply store. Located in the heart of beautiful and vibrant West Asheville, NC, we specialize in nutritionally…

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Olive & Kickin
  • (828) 251-1117
  • 32 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Olive & Kickin’ sources the freshest extra virgin olive oils (EVOOs) and balsamic vinegars from select respected growers around the world.  We store…

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Kilwin's Ice Cream
  • (828) 252-2639
  • 26 Battery Park Ave, Asheville

Kilwin's Chocolates, Fudge & Ice Cream is your one-stop confectionary shop!  With 11 flavors of hand-paddled fudge, 6 kinds of hand-made caramel…

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North Lodge on Oakland B & B
  • (828) 252-6433
  • 84 Oakland Road, Asheville

As we like to say, this Asheville bed and breakfast is far from ordinary, but close to everything. So close to Biltmore and Downtown Asheville. You…

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Chevron Trading Post & Bead Co.
  • (828) 236-2323
  • 40 N. Lexington Ave, Asheville

With over 24 years in business we are one of the first full-service bead shops in the country offering a unique collection of beads from the world…

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Asheville Adventure Rentals
  • (828) 505-7371
  • 704 Riverside Dr, Asheville, NC 28801

We are Asheville’s largest and only full service paddle shop. From recreational kayaks to whitewater boats, we have it all. We don’t stop there; we…

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The Market Place Restaurant
  • 828-252-4162
  • 20 Wall St

The Market Place

20 Wall St., Asheville, NC

828-252-4162

828-253-3120 (fax)

contact@marketplace-restaurant.com 

www.marketplace-restau…

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Asheville Yoga Center
  • 828-254-0380
  • 211 S. Liberty St., Asheville

www.youryoga.com The Asheville Yoga Center is a community center dedicated to spreading the yoga love. We have classes perfect for total beginners…

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REI
  • (828) 687-0918
  • 31 Schenck Parkway Asheville, NC 28803

REI Asheville provides outdoor enthusiasts in the Asheville, North Carolina area with top-brand gear & clothings for camping, climbing, cycling,…

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Bruisin' Ales
  • (828) 252-8999
  • 66 Broadway Street, Asheville

Asheville's renowned beer-only store, boasts over 1000 brews from around the world (and around the corner). This small, colorful boutique shop in the…

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Roly Poly
  • 828-505-8222
  • 1550 Hendersonville Rd Asheville, NC 28803

We really do have something for everyone! We’ve added Specialty Salads and Soups. Reduced fat cheeses, dressings and spreads add an even lighter…

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Bunn House
  • (828) 333-8700
  • 15 Clayton St, Asheville, NC 28801

A luxury boutique inn located near downtown Asheville, featuring exquisitely appointed rooms and distinct touches at every turn.

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Sweet Biscuit Inn
  • +1 (828) 250-0170
  • 77 Kenilworth Road Asheville, NC 28803

The Sweet Biscuit Inn is an elegant seven-bedroom Bed and Breakfast Inn with a Carriage House, located in Asheville, North Carolina's quiet wooded…

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Asheville Trash to Treasures
  • (828) 299-9190
  • 122 Sweeten Creek Rd Asheville, North Carolina 28803

Welcome to Asheville Trash to Treasures. We are a local owned business. We offer antiques, weird stuff and cool junk! Recycle.. Reuse.. Repurpose!

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Wick & Greene Jewelers
  • (828) 253-1805
  • 121 Patton Ave., Asheville

When you walk through the doors of Wick & Greene Jewelers, you will walk through the “living room” of Asheville’s premier family jeweler.  We have…

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The Residences at Biltmore Luxury Hotel
  • (866) 433-5594
  • 700 Biltmore Ave., Asheville

All-suite hotel ideally located on Biltmore Avenue between the Biltmore Estate and downtown Asheville. Offering Studio, One, Two and Three Bedroom…

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Ben's Tune Up
  • (828) 424-7580
  • 195 Hilliard Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ben's Tune Up is located in the South Slope Neighborhood of downtown Asheville, and is home to an urban beer garden, full service restaurant, sake…

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Southern Highland Craft
  • (828) 298-7928
  • Milepost, 382 Blue Ridge Pkwy

Headquarters of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, featuring Allanstand Craft Shop, three exhibition galleries, a library, and Blue Ridge Parkway…

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Sante Wine Bar
  • (828) 254-8188
  • Grove Arcade, 1 Page Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Our motto? "Wine for All!" meaning, we think wine should be fun, not fussy – approachable, not pretentious. And if we can make the planet a better…

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At Cumberland Falls Bed & Breakfast Inn
  • 888-743-2557
  • 254 Cumberland Avenue Asheville

Located on a quiet, tree lined, neighborhood street in historic downtown Asheville, NC rests our home, At Cumberland Falls Bed and Breakfast Inn.  Our…

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J. Crew
  • 828-687-6475
  • 1 Clifford Way Arden, NC

Quality is our highest priority. It’s in everything we do, from our design (always starting with the finest materials) and production (at the world’s…

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Balloons Over Asheville
  • 1 Page Ave #319 Asheville, NC 28801

Balloons Over Asheville has over 30 years of experience flying over Asheville, North Carolina, with the newest and largest hot air balloons in…

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Southern Expressions
  • 828-258-3742
  • 7 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
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Octopus Garden
  • (828) 253-2883
  • 660 Merrimon Ave Asheville, NC

Pipe tobacco, pipe accessories, cigars, vaporizers, hookahs and shisha, electronic cigarettes, mountain vapor e-liquids, posters, incense, and…

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