Named the "Best in the U.S. Destination for 2017" by Lonely Planet's #1, Asheville, North Carolina is the perfect mix of culture and nature. Downtown Asheville's art, music, and culinary scene is thriving and with the Summit taking place in peak fall foliage season, the awe-inspiring Blue Ridge Mountains surrounding the city are the perfect venue for outdoor adventures.
TOP THREE THINGS TO DO IN ASHEVILLE
1. Take advantage of it's creative food culture! Christened 'Foodtopia', Asheville is home to nearly 250 restaurants and 13 regional markets. While you’re visiting, don’t miss out on favorites like the blueberry chipotle ribs at 12 Bones Smokehouse, maple bacon doughnuts at Vortex Doughnuts or foraged chicken-of-the-woods mushrooms at The Market Place.
2. Tour some breweries! NPR calls Asheville the 'Napa Valley of Beer' and for good reason! You could do a tasting tour solely within the confines of the South Slope (aka the “Brewery District”).
3. Rock out to Asheville's live music scene! The city offers more than a few stages for traveling bands and local acts, which range from intimate venues like the Mothlight, Odditorium and the Grey Eagle to larger music halls like the Orange Peel.
GETTING TO ASHEVILLE
Asheville Regional Airport (AVL): AVL is the closest airport to the Omni Grove Park Inn, located approximately 20 miles (35 minutes) from the hotel.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT): CLT is located approximately 130 miles from the Omni Grove Park Inn.
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP): GSP is located approximately 70-100 miles from the Omni Grove Park Inn.