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Have A Ball at the Asheville Pinball Museum

March 27th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Asheville Pinball Museum

If you want to have a ball – and I mean really have a ball – then you should come to Asheville and visit the Asheville Pinball Museum!

The basic concept of the pinball machine has been around for a while, now – a LONG while if you’re willing to count games like bagatelle, which appeared in the mid 1700′s. Most agree that the first real pinball machines appeared in 1871 but even if you insist on flippers as being the determining characteristic of a pinball machine, you’ve got to go back to 1947.

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Visit Filming Locations for The Hunger Games in Asheville, NC

March 18th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Hooker Falls was used in filming The Hunger Games in Asheville, NC

Hooker Falls in Dupont State Forest is just one of many NC locations used in The Hunger Games

You’ve read the books, you’ve seen the films, now go behind the scenes and explore the locations filmed for The Hunger Games in Asheville, NC!

Shot on location in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, the film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ “The Hunger Games,” opened in theatres in spring of 2012 to wild reviews.

If you’re a fan of the series – books, film, or both – you owe it to yourself to visit “District 12″ – the Blue Ridge mountain region of Appalachia, just outside Asheville!

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Trolley Tours of Asheville

February 28th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Trolley Tours of AshevilleAsheville, North Carolina is such a diverse and fascinating place that it can be difficult to get around to see it all – but Trolley Tours of Asheville can help!

Asheville is known for its trolleys, being the second city in the US (Richmond was the first) to have an all electric, overhead trolley system installed in the 1880′s. Though the electric, overhead system was dismantled in the 1930′s, the trolley’s are still here and ready to tour – are you?

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All Aboard the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad New Year’s Eve Celebration!

December 20th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad New Year’s Eve CelebrationHard as it is to believe, 2013 is almost over. I know: shocking. Still, that also means that it’s time to celebrate and, if you’re celebrating an Asheville New Year’s Eve, you could do a lot worse than the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad New Year’s Eve Celebration!

The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is a year-round tourist excursion train that travels through quaint mountain towns and past sparkling rivers that flow along the southwestern side of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. On New Year’s Eve the train transforms into a rolling party with live music, dancing, dining, and general celebration!

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