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Horseback Riding Adventure on the Flame Azalea Trail
"Meet your guide at Arrowmont Stables and Cabins in Cullowhee about a 2-hour drive from Asheville. Get acquainted with equine behavior and receive riding tips during a 50-minute safety program via training video and live demonstration. Once you’re matched with a suitable horse snap on your helmet and practice horseback riding in the ring before setting off on the Flame Azalea Trail. Follow your guide through a hardwood and white pine forest flanked by azaleas before you emerge into an open meadow. Reaching 4200 feet in elevation you’re treated to sweeping views out of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Be on the lookout for wildlife including raptors soaring above. On the descent travel through the Old Fort Lodge — a former youth camp established in 1960 — before ending your tour back at the stables of the 200-acre (80-hectare) working horse farm."
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Horseback Riding Adventure on the Flame Azalea Trail
"Meet your guide at Arrowmont Stables and Cabins in Cullowhee about a 2-hour drive from Asheville. Get acquainted with equine behavior and receive riding tips during a 50-minute safety program via training video and live demonstration. Once you’re matched with a suitable horse snap on your helmet and practice horseback riding in the ring before setting off on the Flame Azalea Trail. Follow your guide through a hardwood and white pine forest flanked by azaleas before you emerge into an open meadow. Reaching 4200 feet in elevation you’re treated to sweeping views out of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Be on the lookout for wildlife including raptors soaring above. On the descent travel through the Old Fort Lodge — a former youth camp established in 1960 — before ending your tour back at the stables of the 200-acre (80-hectare) working horse farm."
From $75.00
 
Horseback Riding on the Fern Forest Trail
"Meet your guide at Arrowmont Stables and Cabins in Cullowhee about a 2-hour drive from Asheville. At this 200-acre (80-hectare) working horse farm you’ll get acquainted with equine behavior and riding tips during a 50-minute safety program via training video and live demonstration. Once you’re matched with snap on your helmet and practice horseback riding in the ring before setting off on the Fern Forest Trail a gentle path that is suitable for all skill levels. You'll pass by the cabins of an old youth camp and meander through a variety of terrain including a dense fern forest that reaches 4200 feet in elevation. Listen to birdsong and keep a lookout for a variety of wildlife including local wild turkeys and deer before ending your tour back at the stables."
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virtually unchanged since the Great Depression

We ordered two Sheppard’s Pies and two of the house brewed beers. The latter were a bit too cold for their styles but it was very hot out so all was forgiven and they managed to warm up before we...
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richiecdisc
Jul 28, 2007

the new "freak" capital of the US

Asheville is known to most as the gateway to the Biltmore Estate but for me it's just a very cool town with great Art Deco architecture, a counter culture feel, a bustling music scene and one very...
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Jul 28, 2007

My first ever American wedding

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Streets of downtown

I spent a few hours strolling around downtown Asheville and liked it a lot. There are five the most attractive streets (look at the map here) in my opinion:1. Patton Avenue - for fans of architecture,...
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Art Deco in Asheville

Asheville offers a lot of Art Deco architecture to see and explore. Four Art Deco masterpieces were designed by North Carolinian famous architect Douglas D. Ellington in 1920' and they all survived in...
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Watching subcultures or strangers

People of various less or more strange, odd or just interesting (choose what you want) subcultures (hippies, funky, punks, raves) come and settle or just live for some time in Asheville. Watching...
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matcrazy1
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Cat on a wall :-)

Don't laugh at me now. Sometimes small things are my fondest memory from visited places. I had to smile looking at this funny sculpture of natural size cat walking on a wall. I found it in Asheville...
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matcrazy1
Jan 18, 2007

trekking the quiet streets...

Summer in Asheville is like hanging out in a subtropic jungle at times. That is, if you live out of downtown. Bamboo thrives here and walking along some of the side streets in the Montford area...
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americanwildchild
Aug 25, 2005

graffiti

In Asheville most of it is tasteful and entertaining, usually political.........I have always been interested in this medium...maybe one day I will anonymously throw something up on a wall...
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americanwildchild
Aug 18, 2005

nice place for a coffee...

There is this cute little street garden on Lexington Avenue that is nice to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee and chat with a friend...I especially like this location in the fall, when it is windy,...
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americanwildchild
Aug 18, 2005

Evening rainbow...

We have excellent thunderstorms year-round that leave the air smelling magnificent and the sky casting mysterious colors...I remember on Valentines day I woke up to thunder and lightning! Love that! ...
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americanwildchild
Aug 18, 2005

we receive just enough snow to satisfy my needs.

I am from Wisconsin, originally, and as a child had my fill of snow. I certainly do like it, and find a desire these days to head to the Cascades and play in it. Living in the east, however, it is...
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