Asheville Events and Things to Do | February & March 2014

By / 28th February, 2014 / Things to Do / No Comments

Traveling to Asheville, NC in the winter is a great way to get the most out of winter’s natural majesty.  At Sourwood Inn, you can enjoy the grandeur of the mountains, take in some of the most beautiful forests in America, and bask in the warmth of a cozy fireplace. Asheville Bed and Breakfast with fireplace But there’s more to Asheville than scenery!   You can also participate in unique Asheville events and activities that you’ll remember for the rest of your life.

Coming soon to the Sourwood Inn, you’ll be able to enjoy the wonder and excitement of introductory Falconry.  For those who are unfamiliar with falconry, this is the ancient art of using a bird of prey to hunt for wild quarry in its natural habitat.  Mastering a trained falcon or hawk can’t be done overnight, but we can bring the full enjoyment of falconry to you in a fun vacation experience.  The professionals at Curtis Wright Outfitters have over 40 years of combined experience, and they bring you the excitement and adventure of falconry in a safe and fun way that the whole family can enjoy.

Also coming in March is Appalachian music from the musical duo Zoe and Clyde.  Zoe andFalconry Guided Trip in Asheville Clyde have been a hit at the Sourwood Inn in the past, and they’re bringing their take on traditional Eastern American mountain music back to our cozy bed and breakfast this March.  We think this musical duo is the perfect compliment to your outdoor vacation experience.

Enjoy the great outdoors, but don’t forget that Asheville is also alive with a thriving arts and entertainment district.  Spending the day in downtown Asheville is a truly rewarding experience with much to offer you and your family.  Asheville is rich in culture, music, dining, and majestic seasonal appeal.  Late winter and early spring schedules always fill up fast, so keep in touch with the Explore Asheville website and book your stay early!

Asheville Travel Ideas | Visit The Hunger Games Filming Locations

By / 26th February, 2014 / Things to Do / No Comments

When Katniss Everdeen fights for her life in Panem, we’re transported to a world that’s both dangerous and beautiful.  You can’t visit Panem anywhere in the world, but did you know that the closest you can come is Asheville, North Carolina?  The beautiful locations featured in The Hunger Games film were actually found and recorded here in our picturesque natural landscape.  Consider an Asheville travel idea that’s both exciting and beautiful—visit The Hunger Games filming locations today!

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Find Your Own Survival Game

You too can explore the rugged terrain of District 12.  Tours abound across Asheville at filming locations like Historic Henry Mill River Village, the Big Ivy Trail, and Chimney Rock State Park.  Visit the majestic Dupont State Forest in Transylvania County, and learn to live off the land by taking scheduled classes or private instruction at the Nantahala Outdoor Center.  Just like Katniss Everdeen, you can learn to build a brush fire, forage for edible plants, and make your own medicine from the natural medicinal herbs that grow in the area.  Despite danger lurking at every turn, Katniss cherished her time in the forest with Gale.  You’ll cherish your time in Asheville’s forests with a variety of fun vacation opportunities like white water rafting, mountain biking, and hiking the highest mountain peaks in the Eastern United States.

Outside Magazine regularly ranks Asheville, North Carolina as a top vacation spot for lovers of outdoor recreation.  Let the beautiful vistas seen in the Hunger Games take your breath away with zipline canopy tours, water adventures, and some of the best stargazing opportunities anywhere in the world.


Do What the Cast Did

Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Helmsworth, and Josh Hutcherson loved their time in Asheville, and took full advantage of the local recreational activities.  You can do exactly what the stars did and zipline at Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures, whitewater raft at Wildwater Rafting, or enjoy late night video games at The Arcade.   Dine at Lexington Avenue Bakery and you might sit at the same table where Josh Hutcherson brought Vanessa Hudgens.  Vegetarians will love Woody Harrelson’s favorite haunt, The Laughing Seed Café, or drink where the Tributes drank at The Southern, a downtown bar that’s as chic as it is delicious.

Enjoy Asheville!

Asheville is the perfect vacation opportunity for the whole family.  Nowhere else in the world is as beautiful or as exciting for lovers of outdoor adventure.  It’s all located within close distance of The Sourwood Inn, your home for the perfect Hunger Games vacation.  Just watch out for the other Tributes!

Winter Activities Near Asheville, NC

By / 20th January, 2014 / blog, Things to Do / No Comments

Sourwood Inn will reopen from winter break on January 29, 2014

Are you looking for winter activities near Asheville, NC? Sometimes just staying in a room at Sourwood Inn, sitting in front of a wood-burning B&B with fireplace in Ashevillefireplace, enjoying the view and getting rest and relaxation is just what the doctor ordered to recover from a hectic schedule.

There also those times when we just need to get out and enjoy the winter activities near Asheville, NC! This one of a kind town in North Carolina has all the winter fun you can possibly imagine.  Our picturesque mountains, outdoor activities and a lively culture are chalked full of thrills and excitement.

Winter Activities Near Asheville, NC

Are you a skier? Be sure to visit the nearby slopes for some great skiing and snowboarding activity.  You can expect lots of natural Skiing near Asheville North Carolinasnow in the higher elevations and mountain peaks, but snowmakers are added on the managed slopes as to keep the pack fluffy and ideal for recreation.  One great thing about our climate and weather is that the lower elevation stay relatively snow-free, so getting around and back and forth to the slopes is fairly hassle free.

If you are looking for other activities to enjoy during your visit, be sure to check out the guided fly fishing and falconry trips that are also available.

After an adventurous day in the snow it’s time again to enjoy the warming of one of the many cozy Sourwood Inn fireplaces.  Sourwood Inn offers many other luxurious features that you wouldn’t expect like meals prepared by a gourmet chef.  Chef Kacia makes delicious and memorable meals that keep many of our guests coming back for more.

If you’re staying a few days and interested in some advanced relaxation options, be sure to schedule a massage, a guided fly fishing trip, or do the Asheville Brews Cruise which features the award winning brewpubs, microbreweries and restaurants that Asheville has too offer. Also, downtown Asheville is crawling with art galleries and other unique shops that will allow you to enhance your stay while staying at our Asheville B&B.

Christmas in Asheville – 2013

By / 9th December, 2013 / blog, Things to Do / No Comments

Christmas in Asheville, North Carolina is where all the magic happens during the holiday season. Asheville is a city like no other and for those of you who want to getaway to a special city and stay in a cozy Bed and Breakfast, then we have the perfect itinerary for you!

Start your getaway with checking in right here at the Sourwood Inn. Spend a luxurious, Christmas Bed and Breakfast in Ashevillewarm day by the wood-burning fire and let your mind and heart be at ease. The business of the holiday season is working its way in to see you and give you the perfect Christmas vacation you crave so much. The Sourwood Inn closes every year just before Christmas and then opens again in late January or early February.

Sourwood Inn will be closed this year from December 18, 2013 through January 31, 2014.  Book your trip now for next Spring!

Early December is the perfect time of the year to experience all the extravagancies the Biltmore Estate has to offer. The Christmas season at the Biltmore is a magical time with so much to do which includes visiting the village and the winery. There are numerous outdoor activities available to you and your family, but the real spectacle begins at night with Candlelight Christmas evenings. The ornament and decoration that bring this lively house to the amazing summit of joy and spectacle shine by the glow of candlelight and fireplaces throughout the Biltmore House. Tradition and history are still very much alive here.

Make sure to also show up on the weekend of December 13th for the 25th annual Warren Hayes Christmas Jam. This event is sure to WOW and amaze. Turn around the following day and join the Asheville Symphony for their Classical Christmas performance that brings intrigue and wonder to minds of all ages.

Your visit to Asheville also would not be complete without a visit to the Winter Wonderland at the Grove Arcade, which features numerous events all month long until January 2nd.

Just like you have heard so many times in the past, Asheville, North Carolina is the perfect place to getaway and stay in a local Asheville B&B. Just imagine all the fun you will have and how we can enrich your lives. Come stay with us!

Things to do in Asheville NC – November

By / 7th November, 2013 / blog, Things to Do / No Comments
Fall Colors in Asheville, North Carolina

The leaves are changing and falling

Fall in the Blue Ridge Mountains

The beautiful city of Asheville, North Carolina is perfectly situated beside the scenic view of the Blue Ridge Mountains and offers everything a person needs for relaxation, outdoor recreation and cultural exploration. If you are looking to stay in a comfortable bed and breakfast just 15 minutes from Downtown Asheville, while also taking in the beauty of the mountains now being complemented by the splendid color of fall, then the Sourwood Inn in Asheville is the perfect place for you in November.

Asheville is the perfect little “big” city in western North Carolina that offers so much to its residents and visitors. With an average November daytime temperature of 58 degrees, the pleasant landscape and the cool, moderate temperature is enough to make for a memorable stay here this fall. The preserved history in Asheville guarantees to give you an interesting and luxurious experience in so many different ways.

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The Biltmore Estate features the preserved Biltmore House, which at 178,926 square feet is the largest privately owned house in the country, past and present. The estate features so many different outdoor activities, shopping, dining and beautiful landscapes that it is an absolute must to visit while in town. The Sourwood Inn offers a package that includes 2 tickets to the Biltmore Estate – click here for pricing.

The city of Asheville is alive and thriving with a multitude of diverse cultures and the

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Every room has a wood burning fireplace

eclectic tastes that you crave when staying in a scenic North Carolina mountain city like this. The people, architecture and cuisine you will find on a guided tour through Asheville are some of the most unique experiences you may ever encounter. But don’t forget to take the guided hikes as well in the great outdoors that surround the city.

What makes a visit to Asheville so special is your stay in a cozy bed and breakfast. What you should expect from this stay are warm, comfortable rooms with a fireplace, delicious breakfasts, afternoon refreshments, crisp, clean mountain air and a welcome environment that is both inviting and entertaining.

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