Archive for the ‘Outdoor Recreation’ Category
October 25th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards
June 22nd, 2013 by Katie Pate
Do something different this Saturday night – come to Asheville’s Shindig on the Green! Taking place every Saturday night of the summer, starting next week on June 29 and running through August, this gathering of local and visiting musicians is not-to-be-missed.
- Stoney Creek Boys (A long-standing house band for the Shindig)
- Bluegrass & Old Time String Bands
- Big Circle Mountain dancers
- Clog Dancers
- Smooth Dancers
- Ballad Singers
More about the Shindig on the Green
Lodging for Summer Travels in Asheville
March 30th, 2013 by Katie Pate
The French Broad River, which flows through Asheville and winds through the surrounding mountains, offers everything you could want for a fun-filled day in the great outdoors!
There are both white water rafting trips and calm canoe rides to be had on this river. You can also head north of Asheville or south and find great routes and guides to bring you on a float trip.
For example, the tour group French Broad Rafting Expeditions, in Marshall, is about 30 minutes north of the B&B and offers both whitewater and calm water trips. Experience the excitement of riding through whitewater rapids while enjoying the natural beauty of the Pisgah National Forest. During the trip, the guide will teach you the names of the rapids, the history of the river, basic paddling techniques, river safety information.
But most of all, you will have a fun and safe rafting experience. A nine mile trip costs $75, includes lunch and lasts 5-6 hours.
Or, if something more serene is what you would prefer, head south of Asheville to Rosman for a guided canoe trip with Headwaters Outfitters. They have a ‘signs of spring’ tour right now, where you paddle downstream eight miles, perhaps through some of the most beautiful sections of the French Broad River. Join an experienced river guide and encounter the beauty and tranquility of this ancient river as it springs to life with the melodic chatter of wildlife and the colorful burst of new foliage! The trip costs $55 and requires reservations and lasts about 4 hours.
Make North Lodge on Oakland Your Home Base!
For all of your adventures in and around Asheville, whether it be the Biltmore Estate or the French Broad River, we hope you will choose to call North Lodge bed and breakfast your home in Asheville. Along with beautiful guest rooms and delicious breakfasts included in your stay each morning, we can help you plan your trip, make reservations and facilitate any other concierge services you may need. Let us help you explore our corner of North Carolina!