To get a sense of what makes Asheville tick, spread your wings and explore nearby areas such as Marshall, Weaverville, and Leicester.
Asheville is widely known as home to Biltmore Estate. This popular attraction is only 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the middle of the city.
Get active out-of-doors at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. There are some pleasant urban parks, so take a picnic blanket to the Botanical Gardens at Asheville.
McCormick Field is the perfect place cheer along with fellow lovers of baseball, and to see local legends, the Asheville Tourists, in action. On weekends the stadium becomes a sea of green, blue and white, as crowds come together to support their beloved team.
When you’re ready to wind down after enjoying the charming streets of Alexander, check in to one of the area’s numerous bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Days Inn Asheville North, the Knollwood, Marshall and the Reynolds Mansion are among the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.