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Asheville Cabins & Vacation Rentals

Asheville Travel Guide

Asheville, North Carolina is a bustling small city in the midst of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the western part of the state. Asheville is best known for its creative and hip vibes found in every corner of the city.

Things to Do in Asheville

Visit the classic Biltmore Estate, an old house outside the city built in the 19th century for members of the Vanderbilt family. Folk Art Center is a great stop inside the city to see the unique collections. Outdoorsy folks will love the cities proximity to the great mountains. Take a hike along the Appalachian Trail, whose section in North Carolina includes some of the highest peaks along the 2,000-mile trail. Pisgah National Forest’s 500,000 acres of land host some of the most spectacular trails, waterfalls, and swimming holes to be found in the state.

Check out the North Carolina Arboretum, grab a beer at any of the city’s great breweries, or wander through Asheville Urban Trail. River Arts District, the up-and-coming hipster part of the city, is a great spot to spend some time, while Downtown Asheville has the highest concentration of restaurants, bars, and sights in the city. Locals in Asheville are pleasant and friendly. The city is also home to many creative young professionals.

Best Time to Visit Asheville

The best time to visit the city is from March to May or from September to November.

A Local's Guide to Asheville

The city of Asheville in western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains is known for its lively arts scene and historic buildings. From the landmark of the dome-topped Basilica of Saint Lawrence to the 19th-century Biltmore estate, galleries, museums and artists’ studios, Asheville is far more than just mountain views. Film locations, literary history and artwork by famous painters is all available in this scenic city.

Hiking trails, bike paths and plenty of activities are available here, so be sure to stay in log cabins to make the most of the nature and build you home away from home.

Masters like Renoir can be viewed in the 19th-century Biltmore estate. This is America’s largest home and has 250 rooms. The chateau, built in 1895, has remained largely unchanged from more than a century ago. Visitors can take a self-guided tour of the house, as well as the beautiful gardens and grounds surrounding it.

As well as the stunning house and gardens, the estate is home to a winery. The 8,000-acre estate has an indoor/outdoor wine bar in the heart of Antler Hill Village and offers wine experience tours and tastings, as well as a walking production tour.

Literary legend Thomas Wolfe made Asheville his home and visitors can walk in his footsteps. One of 30 markers along Asheville’s Urban Trail Walking Tour is a bronze replica of Wolfe’s size-13 shoes outside 48 Spruce Street in downtown Asheville, now part of the Thomas Wolfe Memorial. The Urban Walking Trail also takes in the YMCA where a plaque marks Wolfe’s birthplace and eventually leads to the Asheville Art Museum.

Elsewhere, the Downtown Art District is filled with galleries and museums, and in the nearby River Arts District, former factory buildings house artists' studios.

America’s favorite scenic drive is the Blue Ridge Parkway. This incredible route is a 469-mile experience traveling from the Shenandoah National Park to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There are parklands, wetlands and trails all along this breathtaking route which is home to lots of wildlife and birds. The Blue Ridge Parkway is called a “museum of managed American countryside” as it has protected a log cabin of mountain pioneers as well as summer homes of business giants and an old canal.

There’s plenty to do along the trail including hiking, fishing, camping and kayaking. There are also a series of concerts held throughout the year for visitors to the park. The mountain views and stunning landscapes across the whole drive are enjoyed by millions of people every year.

There are so many cabin rentals to choose from in Asheville that come fully equipped with kitchens, several bathrooms, and even some cozy cabins come with hot tubs.

Rentals in Asheville are perfectly placed for the black mountains and for an adventure along the Blue ridge Parkway.

Book vacation rentals from March to May and from September to early November for the best weather. The blooms will be at their best in the spring and all foliage looks arrives in the fall months.

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Asheville is in July, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Asheville is in the high season in July. Asheville has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Asheville tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Asheville tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Asheville

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Asheville. The warmest months in Asheville are June and May, when temperatures reach 91 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 8 ˚F. The wettest month in Asheville is October with 9.68 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.7 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Asheville

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If you need an internet connection during your stay in Asheville, then you can choose from over 4088 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 456 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 198 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Asheville by car, be sure to choose from 3932 accommodations that provide parking. 122 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

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We combine a wide variety of Asheville accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 9 providers, including 3038 places to stay from Airbnb, 706 accommodations from VRBO and 284 places to stay from Homeaway.

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