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Weddings

Asheville Art Adventure

Discover Asheville’s art, architecture, and the historic events and people who helped create this unique community by exploring downtown with the Asheville Art Adventure. Not just another walking tour, this iPhone app offers an interactive experience that includes free printable Adventure Passport available at www.GoFingo.com, the chance to earn Adventure Rewards, and special offers from local merchants.

River and Earth Adventures, Inc.

Whitewater rafting, cave tours, tubing, canoe/kayak rentals, and much more. Locations in Asheville, Boone, Marshall North Carolina, Elizabethton Tennessee. Lunches include local and organic foods. The best outdoor adventures in the high country. The only guide-owned and operated outfitter in the area. Guaranteed best customer service. The only eco-tourism outfitter in the High Country. Call for Reservations! Tours start at $15.

(866) 411-RAFT

Fox Mountain Guides and Climbing School

Fox Mountain Guides and Climbing School is the south’s only AMGA Accredited Guide Service. They offer rock climbing, ice climbing guiding and rock climbing courses across North Carolina. A great and exciting way to see the Mountains! FMG also offers a teen adventure summer camps June through August. We only use American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) trained and certified Instructors and Guides. No other guide service in the Southeastern USA upholds this incredibly high standard. Excellence in Rock Guiding and Instruction since 1994.
– The South’s only AMGA Accredited Guide Service
– AMGA Certified Instructors or Guides on every trip
– No experience necessary
– We cater to all ability levels and ages

Toll Free: 1-888-28-GUIDE (4843)

Omni Resorts The Grove Park Inn

The Grove Park Inn overlooks Asheville’s skyline and the Blue Ridge mountains. Built in 1913, the Inn is on the National Register of Historic Places and a member of Historic Hotels of America. Amenities include a 40,000 sq ft world-class spa, Arts & Crafts antique furnishings, Club Floor, Donald Ross designed golf course, tennis, swimming, Sports Complex, shops, fine dining and children’s programs.

290 Macon Ave., Asheville, NC 28804 - Map It

(800) 438-5800

Residence Inn – Biltmore

Just around the corner from the Biltmore Estate. Convenient to all attractions including the Biltmore Estate and historic downtown Asheville. At Residence Inn, we combine all the comforts of home with Marriot’s passion for making every guest feel welcome. A pool to keep cool. A heated spa to melt your tensions away. Suites offer separate sleeping and living areas; a fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker.

701 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, North Carolina, 28803 - Map It

(828) 281-3361

Beaufort House Inn

Hospitality is the hallmark of both the past and present of this lovely property. Today the hospitality of The Beaufort House Inn is second to none. As our guest, you will personally experience the warmth and spirit of this hospitality whether engaged with our innkeepers, staff, or other guests. We serve a freshly prepared, two course gourmet breakfast each morning, and we are located within a short walking distance to the heart of downtown Asheville.

(800) 261-2221

The Chef’s Kitchen

The Chef’s Kitchen at Ingles is dedicated to providing fresh, beautifully presented and affordably priced menus for this very special event. Our Chef’s will assist you in creating a portion of this wonderful day by helping you decide from a variety of wonderfully prepared appetizers, beautifully displayed buffets or an elegant sit down dinner. The Chef’s Kitchen will exceed your expectations and delight your guest.

800-453-1675

Comfort Suites Asheville Outlet Mall

NEWLY RENOVATED ALL SUITE HOTEL at the Asheville Outlet Mall I-26 Exit 33. Walk to restaurants, pharmacy, shopping, groceries and movie theater. Free Fast Internet.
Senoir Rate. Group & Meeting Friendly Facility & Rates. Free Hot Breakfast Buffet. Pet Friendly. Fitness Center & Seasonally Heated Pool. AAA & AARP APPROVED!

890 Brevard Rd., Asheville, NC 28806 - Map It

800-622-4005

FTD & Teleflora by Floral Worldwide

Floral Worldwide, a full service FTD and Teleflora florist, has provided professional service, creative designs, and excellent floral quality for over 30 years. We offer wide selections and styles for all occasions, including floral arrangements, European gardens, plants, fruit and gourmet baskets, balloons, and stuffed animals. We deliver to Hendersonville area communities; nationwide and international delivery available. Visit our web site!

1-800-999-1092, 828-253-7681

Albemarle Inn

This elegant Greek Revival mansion, voted “Best [B&B] in the South” and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, features an exquisite carved oak staircase with unique balcony and a stone veranda overlooking award-winning gardens. Spacious period rooms offer private baths, fine linens and queen or king-sized beds. Full gourmet candlelight breakfast and afternoon refreshments included. AAA Four-Diamond Award.
$125-$350.

(828) 255-0027 or (800) 621-7435

The Reynolds Mansion Bed & Breakfast Inn

Listed on the National Registry for Historic Places, this Mansion was built in 1847 and is one of the few remaining pre-Civil War homes. The mansion sits on a four acre site, with spectacular views, near the foot of Reynolds Mountain. The home boasts over 3,000 sq feet of porches and 12 fireplaces. Enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the Grand Dining Room or sip your morning coffee on the porch. 13 rooms, $140-$225, private baths, fireplace, Jacuzzi or claw foot tubs, LCD TV’s. Pet Friendly in Cottages and Carriage House.

(888) 611-1156, (828) 258-1111

Country Inn and Suites Biltmore Square

Looking for a place to stay in Asheville, NC? With its charming décor and comfortable amenities, the Country Inn & Suites provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere sure to please business and leisure travelers. Our Asheville hotel near the Blue Ridge Parkway boasts beautiful views of the mountains. You’ll find culture, nature, history and fine dining in abundance near our Asheville, NC lodging.

(828) 670-9000

Brown’s Floral Design

Unique florals, weddings, parties, green and blooming plants, gourmet and custom gift baskets, condolences. Delivery service to Asheville and most sourrounding areas. Rustic or refined we guarentee fun, and customer satisfaction. Also, specializing in weddings in the mountains. Visit our wedding website, www.brownsweddingdesign.com, Brown’s Weddings, or visit our regular web site, Brown’s Floral Design

800-627-1876, or local -828-645-6544

Courtyard Marriott Asheville

Located minutes from the Biltmore Estate, downtown Asheville, Asheville Mall, and the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Courtyard by Marriott Asheville has over 40 restaurants within 4 blocks. Experience the great outdoors year-round, from whitewater rafting to snow skiing. Enjoy our recently renovated lobby now featuring The Bistro where you can enjoy your breakfast cooked to order, including Starbucks, or dinner and drinks in the evening. And after a day in the mountains, enjoy our indoor pool and hot tub, grab a workout in the fitness center, or just relax in our private, landscaped courtyard with mountain views, now featuring a fire pit. Special value wedding packages available.

(828) 281-0041, sales-(828) 281-0041

Best Western

Tucked in the colorful Blue Ridge Mountains, Best Western of Asheville offers complimentary Hi Speed internet access, in room coffee makers, hairdryers, irons and boards. Also available are brand new Jacuzzi rooms with LCD TV’s. Other amenities include a large heated outdoor pool and a deluxe HOT breakfast with eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy. Please call (828) 298-5562 to book your reservation today.

(828) 298-5562

Mountain Lodge and Conference Center

Located in beautiful Western North Carolina and conveniently located to historic Hendersonville and Asheville, The Mountain Lodge presents a fresh alternative in accommodations. The brand new hotel offers 64 lavish suites with full kitchen facilities, a state-of-the-art conference center that holds up to 150 people, indoor pool, fitness center, business center, complimentary hot breakfast, 22-foot lobby fireplace, and a Courtyard by the waterfall. Our Staff boasts incomparable guest service, and strives to create a memorable experience. Whether traveling on business or at leisure, the Lodge is equipped to meet every need of your stay or function.

(828) 693-9910

The Hilton of Asheville in Biltmore Park

Hilton Asheville is a luxurious new, environmentally friendly, LEED registered hotel just minutes from Biltmore Estate. Hilton Asheville is located in the heart of Biltmore Park® Town Square, and just steps from dining, shopping and entertainment. The 165-room Hilton houses spacious and inviting executive suites complete with luxurious bathrooms.

(800) 858-4130

The Red Rocker Inn

Welcome to the quaint town of Black Mountain! Step inside this elegant 1896 B&B in the heart of town and be greeted with warm Southern hospitality. Recent renovations (2014) have enhanced the historic elegance of this stately old home. Each of the seventeen charming guest rooms is complete with private bath, air conditioning, wi-fi, digital safe, and 100 year-old hardwoods. Choose a room with a cozy fireplace, relaxing whirlpool tub or original antique claw-foot tub. Take in mountain scenery on the front porch rockers, or star-gaze around the fire pit. You’ll find plenty to love at the complimentary breakfast buffet. But don’t miss dinner at our casual fine-dining restaurant. This award-winning Inn is conveniently located in a quiet neighborhood just three blocks from down town.

Toll free 888 669 5991

Scenic Wolf Resort

Enjoy the breathtaking views from Scenic Wolf Resort’s luxurious cabins year round! Wintertime guests enjoy skiing on 72 acres of the best mountain slopes. Spring and summer days can be spent swimming, mountain biking, hiking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, fishing, or golfing at a nearby course. Leaf season is simply amazing! 30 properties, $241-$493/night. Breathtaking views, spacious cabins, fireplaces, private hot tubs, glass-enclosed heated pool, pet friendly, free Wi-Fi, free local fun including golf, skiing, whitewater rafting, and LaZoom tour.

(855) 807-1842

Days Inn Biltmore East

Come stay at our Asheville Days Inn which is conveniently located off I-40 and Tunnel Road. Choose from any one of our newly renovated king, queen, or 2 full size bedrooms. Rooms include refrigerators,  microwaves, coffee makers, hair dryers, safes, irons, and boards. Enjoy our expanded deluxe breakfast with HOT Belgium waffles and receive a free USA Today. Book your reservation today!

(828) 298-4000

North Carolina Wine Gifts

North Carolina’s only on-line wine store for award winning, boutique wines is located here in Asheville, NC. Buying local holds true for wine just like it does for food … and they go together. Whether you like the red or white European varietals or the sweet, refreshing native Muscadine wines, you will find it here. In Asheville, customers save on shipping, call for pick-up or delivery.

1131 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville - Map It

828-490-1840

North Lodge on Oakland

Always Affordable Luxury. One mile from the Biltmore Estate and one mile from downtown Asheville. This elegantly restored 1904 stone house sits in a quiet residential neighborhood, close to all that is Asheville. All rooms feature private baths, terrycloth robes, bedside chocolates, new flat screen TVs with DVD players, and plush bedding. Plus a bountiful mountain breakfast! AAA three diamond rated. $100-170.

(800) 282-3602

Haywood Park Hotel

Stay right in the heart of downtown Asheville. Be pampered in elegantly appointed, oversized suites. Enjoy complimentary wireless Internet, valet parking, champagne at check-in, I-home® docking stations, 43″ HDTVs, Keurig® coffee makers, nightly turndown service, 24/7 access to fitness center. Pet friendly rooms available. If you want to truly immerse yourself in the hospitality, excitement and surprise that Asheville is famous for, there’s only one place to stay. Haywood Park Hotel. The Heart of Town!

(828) 252-2522

Wildberry Lodge

Welcome to Wildberry Lodge! Come enjoy the gourmet breakfasts, spectacular mountain views and breathtaking sunsets. Enjoy the glow from an evening fire or roast marshmallows on a twig. Explore Asheville, the Biltmore Estate, the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway or relax on your private balcony. Throw away your cares and encounter a taste of heaven.

(866) 863-2525

Black Walnut Bed and Breakfast

Immerse yourself in an atmosphere of luxurious comfort at our inn while enjoying the charm of the “Biltmore Era” and all that the Asheville area has to offer. The Black Walnut Inn, with our eight guest rooms (including two pet-friendly suites in the newly renovated carriage house), has been included in “1000 Places to See Before You Die” and “Easy Fall Getaways” by Travel and Leisure. Each room features a fireplace and private bath. Enjoy afternoon tea or a gourmet three-course breakfast in our charming dining room, furnished with individual tables for two and set with antique china and silver.

(800) 381-3878

SpringHill Suites Asheville by Marriott

This hotel has incredible mountain views and near the well-known Biltmore Estate and Blue Ridge Parkway. Studio suites offer separate areas for eating, sleeping, working and relaxing. All suites come complete with a mini-fridge, microwave, sink and coffeemaker and a large well-lit work area. Adjacent to our hotel is Carrabba’s Italian Grill, with free delivery for our guests. Enjoy our indoor hot tub and heated pool after a long day of sightseeing or business meetings. After a good night’s rest, join us for our complimentary hot and healthy breakfast buffet. Special value wedding packages available.

(828) 253-4666, Sales-(828) 281-0041

A Hill House Bed & Breakfast Inn

Be Delightfully pampered! Everything is ready for your arrival: tea, wine and baked treats greet you…in-room massages, cozy robes…delicious breakfasts fireside or on our beautiful porch overlooking lush gardens & Asheville skyline…jetted tubs & fireplaces, comfy beds beyond compare…a gentle swing in the hammock…Ahhh…Also, consider staying in “This Asheville Cottage,” it is the “little house” that sits behind the big house. Charming and secluded, the Asheville Cottage is perfect for that brief or extended Honeymoon stay or romantic retreat.

(828) 232-0345 or (855) 447-0002

Grand Bohemian Hotel

The Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville sits in historic Biltmore village just outside the Biltmore gates. The authentic, rustic ambiance of this Tudor-inspired boutique hotel is masterfully blended with all of the modern luxuries. Enjoy the onsite restaurant, lounge, art Gallery and Spa or stroll the quaint village streets. An experience of extraordinary architecture, art, music, cuisine, and exceptional service awaits.

(877) 274-1242 or (828) 405-2949

Double Tree Biltmore Hotel

Located at Exit 50 off I-40 in the historic Biltmore area of Asheville, N.C., and only one block from the entrance to Biltmore Estate and historic Biltmore Village specialty shops. Conveniently located only 2 miles from historic downtown Asheville and a short drive from Asheville Regional Airport.

115 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, North Carolina, 28803 - Map It

(828) 274-1800

Chestnut Street Inn

This elegant 1905 Colonial Revival home, located a short walk from downtown Asheville, features a rotunda-style porch and front veranda complete with rockers. The Inn caters to guests looking for a relaxing experience – not simply lodging. Guests enjoy a three-course gourmet breakfast in the dining room and an afternoon social hour on the front veranda. There are six rooms and two suites, private bathrooms, air conditioning, fireplaces, and some Jacuzzis.

(828) 285-0705 or (800) 894-2955

Illusions Day Spa

Relax and rejuvenate in a historic 1920’s house, just steps from downtown. Illusions pampers the body and spirit with couples massages,skin care,manicures,pedicures,and hair styling. Asheville’s top professionals are here! We also accomodate large cooperate and wedding parties. Look better… Feel better, at Illusions Day Spa!

(828) 258-9558

1891 Cedar Crest Victorian Inn

Three blocks to Biltmore Estate. This incredible Queen Anne mansion features lavish interior woodwork, period antiques and Victorian decor, combined with all the comforts and conveniences expected by the discriminating traveler. All private baths; 2 w/ Jacuzzis; and 6 w/fireplaces. Full gourmet breakfasts, afternoon and evening beverages, delicious desserts.$150- 285.

(828) 252-1389 or (800) 252-0310

Biltmore Village Inn Luxury Bed & Breakfast

Built for the Vanderbilt’s lawyer, this 1892 Victorian mansion nestled on 3 acres is the closest bed and breakfast to the Biltmore Estate. Relax on our large wrap-around porch while enjoying the view. Bedrooms feature private baths with jetted tubs, fireplaces, Egyptian cotton towels, cozy robes, wireless internet access and HDTVs with DVD players. Enjoy our gourmet breakfast and friendly staff. Walk to Biltmore Village. Pet friendly rooms available.

(828) 274-8707, Toll Free: (828) 274-8779

Albemarle Park

This park is located in the historic Albemarle Park, east of Charlotte Street in North Asheville. The Park is surrounded by the Manor Inn Apartments and the beautiful cottages. The Park includes .5 acres of underdeveloped land.