Asheville Area is a city in western North Carolina, nestled between the Smoky and Blue Ridge Mountain ranges. Staying at Asheville Area vacation rentals you’ll be in a city with a unique character thanks in part to its distinctive art deco architecture from the 1920s. There are plenty of attractions in the city, while just outside you’ll find a landscape suited to all kinds of outdoor pursuits.
A long period of depression after the Wall Street Crash afforded the city around Asheville Area vacation accommodation its special appearance. The absence of development in these years meant that its early-20th Century architecture was well preserved. Among the spectacular examples of this kind of construction are The City Building, Battery Park Hotel, The Biltmore Estate and The Grove Arcade, which today is a lovely public market with variety of stalls, shops and restaurants. The Urban Trail is a marked route on the streets of Asheville Area guiding walkers past the most important art deco buildings and churches.
Asheville Area vacation rentals are also found in a city with an important artistic heritage – there are as man as fifteen galleries to track down here, and the Asheville Area Art Museum boasts an extensive collection of 20th and 21st Century American painting and sculpture.
Just a little way from Asheville Area self-catering accommodation, along the Blue Ridge Parkway are some stunning natural landscapes. There’s Mount Pisgah and Mount Mitchell, which is the tallest peak in the eastern United States. At Craggy Gardens you can take in one of the most breathtaking views to be found along the parkway, stretching all the way across to Tennessee. If you take the Craggy Pinnacle hiking trail in early summer you’ll get to enjoy the route’s blooming rhododendrons.
An essential destination for nature lovers staying at vacation accommodation in Asheville Area would be the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which is the USA’s most frequented National Park. It sits on the border between North Carolina and Tennessee and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its natural diversity, with 100 tree species, 66 types of mammal and more than a hundred different species of bird.
Due to its relatively southern location there’s mild weather throughout the year for visitors on holiday at Asheville Area self-catering accommodation. Snowfall is quite uncommon in winter, with temperatures only ending to slip below zero briefly in December in January. Summers are warm here, with highs approaching 30 degrees from June to August.
Flying from the UK, you could catch a flight from London-Heathrow (LHR) to Atlanta (ATL) with Delta or British Airways, before connecting with Delta Connection to Asheville Area Regional Airport (AVL), which sits just minutes from self-catering vacation rentals in Asheville Area.