The Antique Car Museum at Grovewood Village was established in 1966 by Harry Blomberg, founder of Harry's on the Hill - the oldest family-owned car dealership in Asheville, North Carolina. The museum is home to several vintage automobiles that Harry and his dealership had come to own over time, including a rare 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham and Asheville’s own 1921 American LaFrance fire truck.
Ariel Gallery is one of Asheville's finest contemporary art galleries, focusing on fine craft. Ariel Gallery is co-owned and operated by the artists involved. Located in downtown Asheville, NC at 19 Biltmore Ave, the gallery displays beautiful modern, contemporary works in clay, fiber, glass, metal (jewelry), and wood.
WELCOME TO THE ASHEVILLE PINBALL MUSEUM!!! OUR ADMISSION PRICES ARE …ADULTS $15 and children 10 & UNDER are $12. ***ONCE YOU PAY THE ADMISSION YOU CAN PLAY OVER 80 PINBALL AND CLASSIC VIDEO GAMES WITHOUT ANY QUARTERS OR TOKENS. *We are often very crowded during the Summer months and only allow in as many players as we have games available.
Asheville Treetops Adventure Park is a new Asheville Attraction comprised of 60 unique climbing, flying, walking, jumping, swinging, and rappelling challenges anchored to over 30 towering trees and poles tucked into a wooded park just minutes from downtown Asheville.
Beaucatcher Mountain is located in a portion of the Appalachian Mountain Range known as the Great Craggy Mountains, in Asheville, North Carolina. Its name was said to have been coined in the mid-1800s by James W. Patton, who once teased his sister-in-law, Charlotte Kerry, after watching her stroll the mountainside with her "beau".
About Us; Catering. With a long tradition of exceptional service and high standards of entertaining, Biltmore Catering brings great taste to any off-site event. Full-Service Catering; Drop-Off Catering; Photo Gallery; Meet Our Chef; Equestrian Center. Bring your horse and explore more than 80 miles of pristine estate trails.
Biltmore Estate is a large (6950.4 acre or 10.86 square miles) private estate and tourist attraction in Asheville, North Carolina. Biltmore House, the main residence, is a Châteauesque-style mansion built by George Washington Vanderbilt II between 1889 and 1895 and is the largest privately owned house in the United States, at 178,926 square feet (16,622.8 m 2) of floor space (135,280 square feet (12,568 m 2) of living area).
The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) was founded in 1993 to honor and pay tribute to the spirit and history of Black Mountain College and to acknowledge the College's role as a forerunner in progressive, interdisciplinary education with a focus on the arts.
The Asheville Parks and Recreation Department oversees many parks and public facilities. This is a complete listing of all of the Parks and Facilities. Each Park and Facility has a short description and a link to driving directions through the Google Maps feature.
Contact or Visit. The Cathedral of All Souls is open to visitors Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with volunteer docents from Spring through Christmas to answer questions. The Cathedral offices (immediately across the street) are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or you can reach us using the contact info below.
Walking through History on Asheville’s Urban Trail Asheville loves to do things differently. So it’s fitting the city’s history museum is outdoors along the sidewalks of downtown . Take a self-guided “scavenger hunt” to learn about tidbits of Asheville’s fascinating past .
The Conundrum is perfect for large and small groups, couples, families, birthdays, bachelor/bachelorette parties, organizations, businesses and anyone who likes to have fun. The Conundrum is perfect for large and small groups, couples, families, birthdays, bachelor/bachelorette parties, organizations, businesses and anyone who likes to have fun.
Looking for a park to walk our dog child, we discovered French Broad River Park. This is a beautiful park that runs right along the river. It is also a dog park! We opted to not let the little one run around in the park because there was a lot of dirt/mud and we did not want to have bath time.
Our 11-acre property, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is home to Grovewood Gallery, working artist studios, a sculpture garden, Golden Fleece restaurant, the Biltmore Industries Homespun Museum, and Asheville's only antique car museum.
Known today as Grovewood Village, this historic site once housed the weaving and woodworking operations of Biltmore Industries, a noteworthy enterprise in the history of American Craft and textiles, founded by Edith Vanderbilt and two inspired teachers, Eleanor Vance and Charlotte Yale.
The arched bridge is made of quarried stone and was constructed in 1909 to provide access to the nearby Zealandia Mansion. The legend speaks of a woman named Helen who lived at or near the mansion with her beloved daughter. After Helen’s daughter died in a fire, the distraught mother hung herself from the bridge.
The ornate Jackson Building is perhaps the most beloved skyscraper in Downtown Asheville, located at 22 S. Pack Square along Pack Square Park. The 13-story Neo-Gothic style skyscraper was completed in 1924, the first skyscraper in western North Carolina.
Jonas Gerard Fine Art features two large art galleries in the River Arts District of Asheville, North Carolina. Showcasing the fine art acrylic on canvas paintings of abstract expressionaist artist Jonas Gerard. These galleries also showcase the artist's other mediums including sculpture, assemblage and impressionistic landscape paintings.
Kolo Bike Park is an Asheville NC mountain bike park and bicycle rental outfitter near the center of downtown. Bring your own bike and check out the Kolo Flow at our purpose-built park – with flow trails, progressive skill features, pump track and dirt jumps.
Lake Julian Park is a family recreational facility located on the banks of 300 acre Lake Julian in Arden. The park offers picnicking, boating, fishing, a playground, outdoor games and special events. Learn more by reading our Lake Julian brochure (PDF).
The Montford Park Players is a 501 (c)(3) registered non-profit which performs Shakespeare and other classic plays during summer months at the outdoor Hazel Robinson Amphitheater in the Montford Community Center Complex at 92 Gay Street in Asheville, NC.
The Pack Square Park Visitor Pavilion has a visitor's information center with helpful volunteers, restrooms and drinking fountains. A granite Veterans’ Memorial stands near the courthouse at the northeast corner of the park. Address for GPS: 121 College Street, Asheville, NC 28801.
The River Arts District consists of a vast array of artists and working studios in 22 former industrial and historical buildings spread out along a one mile stretch of the French Broad River. This eclectic area is an exciting exploration of arts, food and exercise.
Smith McDowell House is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and the day after Christmas, New Years Eve, New Years Day, Easter Sunday and the 4th of July Cash, American Express, VISA, MasterCard and Discover are accepted.
The YMI Cultural Center Since its founding in 1893 as the Young Men's Institute, the YMI has been a hub of African-American culture in Asheville, NC. We are a multicultural center and serve all of Asheville's diverse communities with celebrations of culture and history.