When a lot of folks think of Asheville, their minds go to the Biltmore Estate - and with good reason. The nation's largest privately-owned home almost literally put Asheville on the map. It is a can't-miss landmark with good reason. But after you visit the estate, what else should you see while you are in our beautiful mountain city?
Angela Nicholas Special to Asheville Citizen Times USA TODAY NETWORK
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What has become a 40-acre vacation get-away with 25 rental cabins all began with the purchase of a tiny, falling down log cabin the owners named after their then middle school-age son Chris.
Chris' Cabin at Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds, just off Sweeten Creek Road and Stockwood Rd. Ext was rotting away when Mike and Sandy McLeod purchased it and a 20-acre plot of land with three other cabins in ill repair.
Willow Winds has now had the first snow of the season.
A beautiful dusting outside of Mom's Manor...
With a nip in the air, the mountains surrounding Asheville are peaceful and beautiful. This is a special time of year to visit, but you might not want to spend ALL your time outdoors. After a brisk hike, warm up at one of Asheville's famous breweries! Here are a few of the breweries (in no particular order) that our guests enjoy while visiting Asheville. Understand this list could vary from others, at the end of the day it comes down to which one you can see yourself having a cold one at.
We would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving. We are thankful for our wonderful guests!
Asheville Independent Restaurant Group puts out a list every year that contains the restaurants that are open during the holidays. This is a valuable resource to not only our guests, but anyone who just doesn't want to deal with cooking (not to mention the clean-up). Ingles Grocery will be open normal hours tomorrow too, if you decide that utilizing your kitchen is the way to go. Our office will be closed on November 22nd, and we will resume normal hours on Friday.
Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds offers one, two and three bedroom cabins that provide luxury, serenity and comfort. Call us at (800)235-2474 for more information.