Our Local Asheville Area
Part of the Appalachian Mountains and nestled in the spectacular Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountain ranges, this region of Western North Carolina is home to the tallest mountains in the eastern United States and known for its scenic beauty. In the heart of one of the most dynamic arts communities in the world, Asheville is famous for its music and crafts, including traditional skills like quilting, wood carving, basket-weaving, and glass-blowing. The surrounding countryside abounds with outdoor activities of every kind, including fly-fishing, golfing, horseback riding, hot air ballooning, mountain biking, paddle sports, rock-climbing, skiing, and snowboarding. For these reasons, many visitors choose Asheville as their base from which to explore the Blue Ridge Parkway and Great Smoky Mountains.
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