Leicester Vacation Rentals

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Leicester Travel Guide

Leicester, NC is a small rural community in Buncombe County. It has a meager population of 12,000 residents and sits approximately 12 miles from Asheville. The city’s most appealing features are its clear blue skies, rolling hills, and public parks.

Things to Do in Leicester

Those visiting Leicester can enjoy a day of shopping, as the community is home to a selection of unique stores, gift shops, and boutiques. Friendswood Brooms specializes in the creation of funky brooms complete with patterns, cutouts, carvings, and intricate paint jobs, while they can shop locally from the comfort of their vacation home when they browse the Etsy store of the Trippy Hippy Brothers Tye Dye which creates custom tye dye apparel.

Best Places to Stay in Leicester

Guests to Leicester can book themselves a mountain retreat, quaint cabin, or a hotel room in the downtown area. With so many rentals available, there’s something in Leicester for guests with every budget, personal style, and preference. Every rental offers wireless internet and static-free cable TV with tons of channels.

Best Time to Visit Leicester

The best time to visit Leicester is March through May and September through November, as during this time, the city’s temperatures generally sit at a comfortable level and rental prices are at their lowest.

Food in Leicester

Leicester is home to a variety of tasty foods and food-service establishments. Two of the most popular are the Turkey Creek Grill and Old Newfound Grocery & County Food Store. Turkey Creek specializes in all-American comfort foods and is said to have some of the best desserts in the city, while Old Newfound Grocery is a grocery store that doubles as a cafe, allowing guests to place orders of fresh, homemade food for takeaway.

Best Events in Leicester

Most of the events that Leicester’s residents attend are located in the nearby cities. A few of the events with the best turn outs include the Orchid Festival, Vegan Fest, the Asheville Yoga Festival, and the Spring Herb Festival.

In Fletcher, visitors can get in on the festivities of the Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest, which features live music, German food and brews, and traditional Berlin, Germany Oktoberfest activities. Also in Fletcher is the annual BrickLife Asheville event, where event goers can get creative with lego blocks, participate in contests, workshops, and building stations, and admire the Lego creations on display.

Things to Do for Families in Leicester

Leicester is a tight-knit family- oriented community, offering plenty of fun things for families visiting the area. They can spend an evening singing and dancing at the Hillbilly Jackie’s Music Barn, which, through its family-friendly environment and upbeat music, encourages wholesome family fun and making new friends. Families can also spend a day with the bison, touring the Carolina Bison Farm by old-fashioned wagon and tossing the various herds of buffalo tasty treats.

Price and Availability in Leicester

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

The Weather in Leicester

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Leicester. The hottest month in Leicester is June, when temperatures peak at 93 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 11 ˚F. The wettest month in Leicester is September with 8.97 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.9 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Leicester

Choose the perfect rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, RedAwning, Priceline and many more. We have 332 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Leicester ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those trying to save money, the cheapest place to stay in Leicester comes in at $25 per night. An average rental in Leicester costs on average $156 a night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Leicester can choose from 135 places to stay that include WiFi. 25 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 11 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on getting to Leicester by car, be sure to choose from 160 accommodations that provide parking. 11 vacation rentals come with a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with your best friend, then make sure to choose one of the 67 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Leicester AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 149 places to stay from Airbnb, 4 accommodations from RedAwning and 4 places to stay from Priceline.

239 of the accommodations in Leicester have been reviewed and rated. 77% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 168 places to stay right now.

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