Asheville - The Blue Ridge Parkway

Published: June 19th 2010
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And so our state hopping continues! Heading further inland from South Carolina we soon found ourselves in North Carolina. The visitor centre gave us some useful information about where to go on our way to Asheville and, like fools, we listened to every word they said! Our destination was Asheville because we had arranged to Couch Surf there for a couple of nights. We had plenty of time to spare s... Read Full Entry

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20th June 2010

Biltmore Estate
Hi,It seems like you both like nature but if you want visit the other side take in Biltmore.It was built by the Vanderbilts back in the 1880's I think,The landscape was designed by the same guy who put did Central Park in New York.The place is amazing it's worth the entrance fee for the house tour.So if you appreciate that kind of thing do not miss it.
20th June 2010

Thanks for sharing your photos from this lovely part of the country! Can't say you missed anything skipping on Gaitlinburg and Dollywood - you got got to see the best part of the state with the Smokey Mountains in my opinion. Drive safe and happy travels!
23rd June 2010
I found this blog very informative and useful for everyone. Thank you for such a wonderful post.

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