ASHEVILLE, NC

Asheville, North Carolina is a charming little town tucked into the mountains in northern North Carolina. It is known for its beautiful scenery, outdoor activities, breweries, cute boutiques and the famous Biltmore Estate. Asheville is definitely a city we will visit again but in the meantime we are excited to share with you some of our favorite Asheville things to do and places to eat! 

(Click on the links below to visit the website for each restaurant, bar, location, etc.)

TOP BREAKFAST SPOTS

-SUNNY POINT CAFE: Sunny Point Cafe is the perfect breakfast/brunch spot in Asheville. It is a cute little family owned restaurant serving delicious, homemade southern comfort food. While you wait for your table you can order a mimosa or bloody mary and hang out on their outdoor patio. 

-HOLE DONUTS: If you are a donut fan, then you must try out Hole Donuts! It is a made-to-order donut that you actually get to watch them make right in front of you. It is the neatest experience! Grab a cup of their fresh coffee and hang out as they make you a delicious donut that will melt in your mouth. 

-OVER EASY CAFE: Over Easy Cafe is a casual breakfast/brunch spot in Asheville serving excellent classic breakfast dishes. 

-THE CORNER KITCHEN: The Corner Kitchen is a cute restaurant in an old victorian house serving daily breakfast and brunch on Saturday's and Sunday's. 

TOP DINNER SPOTS

-CURATE: Curate is a hip, upbeat restaurant serving Spanish tapas and signature cocktails. They are located right in downtown Asheville. You must try their paella! It is delicious! 

-TUPELO HONEY: Tupelo Honey is another great spot for dinner! They serve delicious Southern comfort dishes and are known for their fried chicken! You must try it! 

-MANICOMIO: Manicomio is a local pizza spot with a nice outdoor patio and a wide variety of beer and wine.

-BURXTON HALL: Burxton Hall is a fun, industrial restaurant serving amazing South Carolina BBQ with homemade sides and cocktails on tap. 

TOP PLACES FOR A DRINK

-THE MONTFORD ROOFTOP BAR: The Montford Bar is the perfect rooftop bar to grab a happy hour drink at. They have a great outdoor patio with beautiful views of the mountains. They also serve awesome cocktails, wine and appetizers. 

-GREEN MAN BREWERY: Green Man Brewery is one of North Carolina's first breweries. They are known for their iconic ales and exciting new beer flavors that are regularly brewed. 

-SIERRA NEVADA BREWING COMPANY: Sierra Nevada is another great brewery in Asheville serving their legendary beers! 

-BILTMORE VINEYARDS: The Biltmore Vineyards is a pretty winery right on the Bilmore Estate grounds. They have delicious wine flights, tastings and bottles of wine you can purchase. They also serve excellent  cheese plates.

-5 WALNUT WINE BAR: 5 Walnut Wine Bar is a rustic, lively wine bar serving great wine and cheese platters. They also have live music! 

-TOP OF THE MONK: If you are looking for a cocktail then Top of the Monk is the place for you! They are known for their handcrafted cocktails and variety of whiskeys. 

TOP THINGS TO DO

-VISIT THE BILTMORE ESTATE: The Biltmore Estate is a beautiful mansion that was built by the Vanderbilt family in 1889. It is the largest privately owned house in the United States. Take a tour of the beautiful Biltmore House while you are in Asheville! It is definitely worth it! They also have a winery on the grounds, spa, shops, restaurants and other outdoor activities. You can definitely spend the whole day at the Biltmore Estate. 

-HIKING: There are a ton of great hiking trails in Asheville. Check on the link attached to find the hike that is perfect for you. 

-BREWERY HOPPING: Spend the day brewery hopping! There are hundreds of breweries in Asheville. Below are a few of the top ones:

-BOUTIQUE SHOPPING: Spend the afternoon shopping in Asheville's shopping district which has super cute boutiques and restaurants!

-SPA DAY: Spend the day at the spa! The Omni Grove Park Inn Spa was rated one of the top spas in the US! This beautiful spa has therapeutic steamrooms, waterfalls and mountain view hot tubs that you can use with any spa service!

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