Our intro to Asheville was through the Blue Ridge Parkway. The BRP goes from Shenandoah National Park to Great Smoky Mountains NP through the highest mountain of the Appalachia - the Blue Ridge Mountains. BRP is a FDR project and is designed for tourism along the many beautiful stretches of the rolling mountains. We went to a 75ht Anniversary Blue Grass concert last night that was awesome
Living Like the Vanderbilts November 15th 2009 The Biltmore
My favorite summer home.
For those of you who haven't been to the Biltmore - it is a rather quaint country home built by George Vanderbilt. The 250-room estate originally sat on 86,000 acres near Ashville, NC and is modeled after the French Chateau of the Loire Valley. They wouldn't let us take pictures inside and the place is really a museum since this leg of the V ... read more