Category Archives: Outdoor Activities

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Willow Winds: Things to Do for Adolescents

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May
12

  When visiting the Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds, adults often prefer to enjoy the solitude and romance that permeates the mountain air. Sitting on your cabin deck or in the hot tub, listening to the morning choir of birds … Continue reading

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Hiking the Blue Ridge

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May
5

Hiking the Blue Ridge   If you are looking for a nice close place to hike without even getting in your car, look no further than Willow Winds. Our property backs up to the Mountains to the Sea trail as … Continue reading

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Parkway now Opened to Mt. Mitchell

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May
2

    The nearly 20-mile section from Ox Creek Road at Milepost 376 north of Asheville to the entrance at Mount Mitchell State Park at Milepost 355 had been closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic since November. Heavy rain through … Continue reading

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Asheville Area Events in May

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Apr
30

Asheville, North Carolina, is a busy place in the warm weather. Everyone emerges from the cocoon of winter for a variety of area events. The month of May offers its share of special events and festivals. Downtown Asheville Art District … Continue reading

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Tubing The French Broad

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Apr
25

  If the day you’ve scheduled for a hike turns a little too warm, you have other options here in the mountains of Western North Carolina. If you still want to be outdoors, you don’t have to resort to shopping … Continue reading

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Asheville Tailgate Markets

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Apr
8

  Asheville North Carolina is blessed for many reasons. It’s a small, vibrant city in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and it’s surrounded by verdant farmland. As a result, it has a thriving farm-to-table movement that involves several … Continue reading

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Which Cabin Is for You?

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Mar
16

    The Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds is a mountain property with onsite amenities like:   A freshly stocked trout pond Hiking trails that connect to the Blue Ridge Parkway Gardens filled with more than a million bulbs. Freshly … Continue reading

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WNC Pottery Festival – Dillsboro

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Oct
29

  November 1-2, 2013  Many guests of our Asheville luxury cabins notice the strong presence of pottery and ceramics in Western North Carolina’s arts and crafts scene. There’s even the Western North Carolina Pottery Festival in Dillsboro, coming up this … Continue reading

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Western North Carolina Open For Business

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Oct
5

The Fall Foliage is Here.  It is beautiful and getting more scenic every day.  The North Carolina State parks are open and you can drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  These Photos were taken on October 4th.   Do not … Continue reading

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LEAF Festival (Lake Eden Arts Festival)

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Oct
1

    October 17 – 20, 2013 Ask a dozen different people why they love the LEAF Festival and you will likely receive a dozen different answers. One of the best ways to enjoy this biannual event is to stay … Continue reading