United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 How can the weather report be so wrong?
  2. 2 Relocating to the Deep South
  3. 3 Warren & Annbelle's Maui
  4. 4 Philadelphia PA: Safe Place/Watched Lot to Leave Car Near NYC Bus Depot
  5. 5 What should a foreigner know about the US?
  6. 6 Budget hotel San Francisco
  7. 7 Budget NYC hotel
  8. 8 2.5 days in New York. Are hotels the only option?
  9. 9 Timeshare on Cape Cod
  10. 10 Trip Report OUR MANHATTAN ADVENTURE 2015
  11. 11 Restaurant recomendations in the east 54th Street area, please.
  12. 12 Best place for first night; Beach?
  13. 13 Trip Report San Francisco and Napa
  14. 14 Utah: Southern Parks Itinerary Help
  15. 15 Will be in Palm Springs CA November 14-29, 2015
  16. 16 Seattle to Los Angeles Dec 2015
  17. 17 Trip Report Welltravbrit's Ongoing NYC Jaunt
  18. 18 Bagging a bargain on Black Friday?
  19. 19 Dry Tortugas, Ferry or SeaPlane
  20. 20 Vegas-Arizona-Utah road Trip
  21. 21 Miami to West Palm Beach tomorrow!
  22. 22 Modern, clean Miami Airport hotel ???
  23. 23 Traveling to bend ore via hwy 5 fron SF in early January
  24. 24 Security at Lucas Oil Stadium for Big Ten Championship
  25. 25 Costco Chicken Salad Recalled
View next 25 » Back to the top

Asheville, North Carolina - Where to Stay, What to Do????

Jump to last reply

I am planning a trip to Asheville, North Carolina for a week at the beginning of October. I am from the US originally, but now live in Costa Rica. First timers to North Carolina, my brother will be attending college in Mars Hill and I would like to see him for his fall break.. Asheville is the closest town.

We love outdoorsy activities - rafting, mountain biking, hiking, climbing, visiting waterfalls etc. Any suggestions on tour companies to use would be greatly appreciated! What are the "must-see" things to do and see in Asheville? I read about a natural water slide, is anyone familiar with that? My boyfriend is a rafting guide here in Costa Rica, and so we would like something that has Class IV or V rapids, does that exist here?

Does anyone have recommendations of places to stay, something nice and close to activities, shops, restaurants, etc but not too over the top expensive? We plan on renting a car, does anyone have recommendations of a good company to use? Since we will have a car, are there any places that you recommend going outside of Asheville for a day trip that aren't too far away? Would it be best to fly into Charlotte?

Thank you in advance for all of the help!

7 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.