Asheville welcomes anyone looking for a quick, outdoor escape or a longer vacation to explore all the beauty that the North Carolina Mountains have to offer. Asheville flights take travelers into Fletcher, NC.
Visitors arrive at Asheville Regional Airport through connection services on most major airlines, which despite the connection still offer cheap flights to Asheville. The airport features an art gallery with all pieces for sale and Wi-Fi is available in the terminal. A board room and conference rooms are also available for quick meetings following company flights to Asheville. The Asheville Transit System runs to and from the airport and taxi services and hotel shuttles are also available.
The city's transit system can take visitors to certain parts of the city but isn't necessary for Asheville's downtown district. Getting around by foot is a good way to experience the vibrant culture of this unique city, including the various street performers you'll meet along the way.
Asheville features two trolley tours and a Segway tour, also called The Moving Sidewalk Tour, enabling you to get to know the city and get around it at the same time.
For ventures outside the city, you'll probably want a rental car.
Many visitors come to the Land of the Sky for the outdoor recreation, or to see the Biltmore House, the city's extravagant, 250-room Chateau-style home, on record as the largest privately-owned home in the United States.
One of the two trolley tours, the historic tour, takes visitors through all the noteworthy parts of the city, including the Thomas Wolfe Home and Museum and the River Arts District along the French Broad River. The Arts District features open working studios by artists in the city.
Airfare to Asheville is worth the price for many reasons, if not one of the best live music experiences in the country. Seasonal music festivals also make Asheville a popular destination for the lover of live music.
Asheville offers great traditional Southern food, but all of its diverse food offerings come with the expected flair of such an artistic city. Much of the city's food has a local influence, originating from one of Asheville's 12 farmer's markets.
Organic and sustainable are a way of life in Asheville across multiple industries. Many of the goods you'll find in this city are made by local artisans ensuring that when you return home, you're truly bringing back a piece of Asheville.