The City of Asheville is the largest city in Western North Carolina and the county seat of Buncombe County. The city is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is known for its natural beauty. Asheville has been voted “10 Most Beautiful Places in America,” “Best Food & Wine Destinations in the US“, and the “Top 25 Arts Destinations” Click here to view all of Asheville’s accolades and media praise.
You might be looking for an outdoor oasis with world-class fishing, rafting, hiking or biking. Perhaps a cosmopolitan Bohemia of galleries, microbreweries, craft distilleries or outdoor cafes. Or simply a relaxing lifestyle with nationally-ranked medical, education or business resources. Asheville has it all.
All within a three block area in downtown Asheville, you can admire art deco architecture, catch an original play, dine al fresco, shop ‘til you drop at independent boutiques, choose from all kinds of cuisines, be entertained by a street mime, see an artist at work in a studio, play drums in a lively drum circle, gaze at layers of blue mountains, browse some of the nation’s best independent book stores, and….get the picture?