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    • Visiting Kona for Ironman Oct 2017

      Kailua-Kona Jan 8, 2017 at 1:39 AM

      We live in Perth W.Australia and plan to visit Kona for the Ironman in October (as spectator only) and plan to be there for 2-3 weeks. We regularly spectate at 70.3s and full Ironmans in Australia/Asia, great to watch.

      Can anyone please suggest/recommend good location to stay (and possible condos/hotels/airB&B) within easy reach of start and transitions.

      Many thanks. Penny

    • Anyone know of cabins, not expensive

      Pocono Manor Jan 6, 2017 at 9:21 AM

      Hey I was wondering if anyone knows of any cabin rentals in the Poconos or near. I'm not looking to go skiing, just horseback riding and just want that country feel! I've never been there but only live about an hour and half away. I just keep getting sponsored places when searching.. And nothing seems suitable

    • Travel advice in East Coast

      United States of America Yesterday

      Hello Everyone,

      Thank you very much for your feedback back in 2015 regarding west coast travel advice. My trip to USA was memorable and its because of your feedback.

      Now I will be going to the east coast this year. My tentative travel date is from 26 May - 18 June. I wish to see the east coast. I don't want this trip to be a hectic one so I want to see important places and spend some time in New York just taking it easy. I know this sounds a little vague because you may ask how many days you want to spend where and so on. But I want you to guide me here as you know how many days (approx) I would have in hand. The last few days I want to do some shopping.

      I think I should at least go to Boston, New York, DC and Niagara falls. I also wish to visit few good universities there as I wish to pursue a masters in the futue.

      Your advice will be appreciated.

      Thank you.


    • Car rental

      Central Falls Dec 29, 2016 at 7:52 AM

      Can anyone please recommend a reliable car rental company from Prague? 8 of us r planning to visit Prague, Krakow, Budapest,Vienna n Salzburg.
      How is hire car Prague? Seems to have reasonable rates

    • Long term parking in Laredo, then taxi to Quetzalcoatl Airport in Nuevo Laredo

      Laredo Dec 25, 2016 at 7:23 PM

      I'm searching for information on long term parking in Laredo, Tx near the border. Having a hard time finding information on where to park and how much it's likely to cost. Surely someone has done it! Can you give me some info?

      Need to take a taxi from the border to Quetzalcoatl Airport (Nuevo Laredo International). Is that do-able?

      Final question: any idea how long this likely to take? I've got a flight out from Nuevo Laredo International late afternoon and don't know exactly how to plan it, timewise.

      Thank you so much for anything you can tell me!

    • Coronado Ferry to mainland for touring?

      San Diego Dec 23, 2016 at 12:17 PM

      Two young seniors spending 4 days in San Diego in February and staying on Coronado. Will have a car. Is it advisable to take the ferry back and forth to see (walk/ taxi) some of the mainland sites? Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, perhaps, Balboa Park (Zoo), etc.? How about if we want dinner on the mainland? Or should we drive to most places? Itinerary not set yet.

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      Between Tallahassee Florida and Summerville SC

      United States of America Jan 8, 2017 at 5:57 PM

      I have a gap of about 4 days between my grandson's graduation in Tallahassee on Friday or Saturday and my granddaughter's wedding in Summerville SC on the following Saturday. Where can I go and stay for four days that is somewhat between Tallahassee and Summerville. I thought of Jekyll Island, St. Simons' Island, or St. Augustine, but I have been to all those places a couple of times. I've also stayed in Hilton Head for a week (hated it), and visited Savannah. I'd rather be in a small place than a big city.


    • Specific Location

      Los Angeles Jan 6, 2017 at 6:48 AM

      Hi. I posted another question about where to stay but am now more specific with areas. We will be going to Universal one day, Warner Brothers tour, doing things near Hollywood Blvd area, and then exploring other tourist things.

      Which area/hotel is better...near Universal City (Studio City hotel) or Hollywood Blvd (Hollywood Celebrity hotel), near but off Hollywood Blvd a bit (Days Inn) or Thai Town (Dixie Hotel)? We will have a car but am thinking one of those.
      Have narrowed it down to one of those based on budget and not being too far from Universal and Hollywood Blvd area. We have Hollywood Celebrity booked (but we can cancel).

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      Quaint Cabins

      Vermont Dec 31, 2016 at 12:07 PM

      I am looking to find quaint, funky, off the beaten path cabin lodging in Vermont in October 2017.

      All clues and tips appreciated.

      dan and mary

    • Zion - NP: The Narrows early october

      Zion National Park Dec 27, 2016 at 8:59 AM

      Hello :)

      I found out about the Narrows of the Zion-NP and like to visit it. I will be in Zion NP in early October 2017. Is it possible to visit then?
      I found out you have to walk through the water, how cold and high will it be in October?


    • Best suite

      Las Vegas Dec 22, 2016 at 10:09 PM

      Heading to Las Vegas on January 26 to 29. Would like to stay in great suite. Thinking palazzo or wynn or balliago. What would you say was the best. Want a nice view. And bedroom.

    • Traveling to Door County by plane from NC

      Door Creek Jan 3, 2017 at 12:30 PM

      Hello. In August of 2017 we will be traveling from Raleigh Durham Airport, NC to Clark Lake in Door County, WI. We are frequent Southwest Airlines fliers, so we would like to use our Southwest earned miles, but are not sure of the best airport to fly to. We know we will be renting a car to reach Door County from whatever airline we select. We are thinking Green Bay or Milwaukee, but are not sure whether SWA travels to Green Bay, or if the difference in cost would make it more economical to drive a rental from Milwaukee. Looks like a 2 1/2 hr drive from there to Door county. Thanks in advance for any help

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      Fall Trip 2017 Quaint with Appalchian Trail Access

      Vermont Dec 22, 2016 at 12:35 PM

      Mary and I are skipping our way along the AT this fall "doing" Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine by doing day hikes with lodging in quaint towns that have short drives to AT access points. Besides hiking we love to stroll and poke our noses into quaint little spots for shopping, eating and relaxing. Seeking a mix of remote spots with maybe a nice farm house or cabin as well as a populated small town with a quaint B&B or Inn.

      Blue Highways are preferred for travel between stops which are usually 3 days.

      So far these places seem to jump out - Grafton, Woodstock and a rural area outside of Rutland. We have no clues yet about Southern Vermont in the Green Mountain area. Comments about neighboring Delaware are welcomed!

      Routes as well as lodging tips welcomed!

      dan and mary from south carolina

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      PHX Car Rental transfers, eating and shopping.

      Phoenix Dec 28, 2016 at 2:32 AM

      i am flying out of Phoenix which is an airport I've not been through previously. Can anyone advise ease of transfer from dropping off (Alamo) car hire and navigating through to Departures Terminal 3? I think it may involve a shuttle - if so how regularly do they run (6:30 - 7:30 am. Travelling alone so no one to share luggage humping with. Potentially I could check in car the night previous and use an airport hotel (would need transfer for that though?) but hoping that traffic will be reasonable at that hour in the morning on a Wednesday even if I had to navigate short stretch of I10 over Salt River? Also too early for breakfast at hotel so any suggestions in Terminal? Guessing that the shopping will be the usual gift oriented and duty free goodies - or should I save back some dollars - wishful thinking that I'll have any!

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      Helicopter flights

      New York City Jan 2, 2017 at 7:50 AM

      Looking at different deals for helicopter flights,am i better of booking in advancing,or do you think i can organise while i am there? Does anyone have any recomendations as well? Many thanks

    • South rim Grand Canyon tours

      Grand Canyon Jan 2, 2017 at 3:15 AM


      Thinking of driving to grand canyon rather than getting bus, what is the best type of tour to do? Walk/drive?

    • Suitable for swimming on Big Island of Hawaii in April?

      Hawaii (Big Island) Dec 28, 2016 at 7:05 PM

      Can anyone tell me about water temps in Kona/Kohala area during mid-April? Is it warm enough for swimming and snorkeling?

    • Road Trip from NJ to Grand Canyon

      New Jersey Dec 27, 2016 at 5:53 PM

      We are planning a 4 week round trip. We want to see Mount Rushmore and the St. Louis Arch. What else on the route is best to see? What is the best route?

      Thank you!

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      A days road trip - Tucson to Phoenix?

      Arizona Dec 25, 2016 at 11:24 AM

      I have one day to spend heading back to Phoenix for my flight the following day. Rather than head straight up interstate I had thought about a detour to take in the Salt River area - would really like to get a view of the wild horses there if the chance arose. Could do with final night accommodation within an hour of PHX. Any suggestions for route and places to stay would be welcome. Please bear in mind that I am travelling solo so need to be a little aware of safety. Thanks everyone.

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      10 Day Trip - Algarve & Seville

      Alaska Dec 22, 2016 at 7:53 AM

      My wife and I are spending 10 days in the Algarve area next April. We fly in and out of Faro. I'm thinking of staying in three or four different locations and would like to do a circular tour in our hire car. It seems sensible to take in Seville. Any ideas for towns where a couple of nights would be a pleasant experience? Our interests are history, culture and moderate walking. Phil C

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      Best site for renting house or Condo Short term?

      United States of America Jan 13, 2017 at 9:22 AM

      Figured I had better ask this now, as can't later. My husband and I generally travel with a 5-th wheel trailer, but are considering maybe trying out staying in a condo, apartment, house, etc. short term instead in the coming years. This would be for a 2 - 3 week stay in the US. So far I have found HomeAway and VRBO as possible helpful sources. I would appreciate any advice as to if these are the best ones, and/or are there others that are also valuable sources.

    • Rental Car GPS replacement

      United States of America Jan 12, 2017 at 8:09 AM

      We will rent a car in fall 2017 in the USA for about 3 Weeks.

      I noticed that all the rental companies want to charge arount 150-500$ for a Navigation System. This is really much, compared to the 1500$ rental cost!!

      They will use these standart "window mount" navigation devices i guess.
      We don't want to pay that much, so i was looking for options.

      Would you reccomend buying a GPS in an eletronic store?
      I saw a lot of them for like 80-120$, and if you once have one, you can use it on all your future travels in us

      Since where not from us, a device that tells us the current speed limit would be nice!:)

    • Suggestions while in Alaska

      Alaska Jan 6, 2017 at 1:05 AM

      Planning a trip to Alaska on 18feb for about 1week. Planning to catch the northern lights. Do you think its the right time? Will fly into Anchorage and will take the train to Fairbank. Will spend a few days there. Any recommended place to visit? Thought of renting a car to move around, is it a good idea? Or good to just join any tours? Will spend a few days too in Anchorage after Fairbank. Any suggestions where and its a must to visit while in Alaska? Top priority is to try catch the northern lights. Recommended place to be? Thanks and hear from all of you.

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      Hotel, activities, surfing recommendations?

      Maui Jan 2, 2017 at 4:13 PM

      Hi everyone,

      It's been a while since I've written. Well it's time for another trip. I'm hoping to go to Maui to experience Hawaii for the first time with my husband

      I don't know much about Hawaii. Just know they have great coffee and a great place to learn to surf.

      Does anyone know of a great hotel near the waters with a nice beach that's also near activities like surfing, snorkelling, hiking, kayaking? We like the adventure type of vacations.

      Hopefully to get some ideas and not break the bank.


    • airtrain and E line subway at rush hour

      New York City Jan 2, 2017 at 8:06 AM

      Our flight from London will arrive into JFK at 4pm. I'm assuming clearing immigration/customs/collecting bags etc will take about an hour or so, meaning we will be trying to leave the airport at rush hour. Our hotel is on 42nd street and only 2 mins walk from Port authority bus station on 42nd so I was planning on getting the airtrain to Jamaica and then getting on the E line subway to 42nd street. Does this sound like a bad idea at rush hour as we will also be travelling with suitcases? There's only 2 of us and I don't want to spend a fortune on transfers, and i'm also aware that the shared transfer vans (go airlink etc) don't have a good reputation, which is why i'm leaning more towards the airtrain/subway at the moment.

      Any advice would be appreciated :-)

    • A place to freshen up

      by ed00ble Online Now Oct 18, 2016 at 11:53 AM

      I am planning a surprise party that will have separate groups coming from different parts of the country arriving on the same day. Sleeping accommodations are taken care of but having them arrive there before the party would ruin the surprise. Is there a good place the parties could meet mid to late afternoon and freshen up after their travels?

      2 Answers Oct 19, 2016 at 2:11 PM
    • Cn you recommend great places near Bohemian hotel for breakfast and lunch?

      by Afoodcritic Online Now Jul 4, 2016 at 8:20 AM

      how far are u from the Bohemian hotel? can you recommend great places near Bohemian hotel for breakfast and lunch?
      thank you Marv Alpert

      2 Answers Jul 14, 2016 at 3:18 AM
    • A Month in Asheville in the Summer

      by gvamd1 Online Now Jan 3, 2016 at 11:34 AM

      Is there a source for Monthly Rentals in the Asheville Area and are there any specific recommendations. It is for four adults.


      2 Answers Jan 4, 2016 at 3:24 PM
    • Bus transportation

      by JednJenny Online Now Jul 30, 2014 at 9:45 AM

      I can't find bus service from Asheville to Knoxville TN. Is there any offering this?

      1 Answer Jul 30, 2014 at 9:56 AM
    • Public transportation inAshvellie

      by Oneel Online Now Sep 17, 2013 at 1:29 AM

      How to move around near by trek sites public transport

      1 Answer Sep 17, 2013 at 2:36 AM
    • Packing for late Spring

      by sagira Online Now Mar 18, 2013 at 7:37 PM

      Hello, everyone:

      I've never been to Asheville, NC before, but I'll be visiting most likely from late May to early June (two weeks). I read that the climate in the mountains can change from one hour to the next. Coming from the Florida Keys, I'm not used to cooler weather. Should I pack mostly long sleeved shirts, sweaters and jeans? I have a jacket or two, but not much in terms of layer clothing. Does it get hot as well during this time? I don't want to be too hot either. I plan on doing some hikes.

      Thank you for any information you can provide.


      2 Answers Mar 19, 2013 at 9:21 AM
    • If I can only have one breakfast in Asheville....

      by tarheelblue Online Now Jan 8, 2013 at 7:46 PM

      where should it be. I have never been to AsheVegas. Looking forward to it, even though its only 36 hours. Staying downtown, so have a preference to eat there, but West Asheville on the way out is not out of the question.

      For downtown joints EarlyGirl and TupeloHoney get all the press and I suppose rightly so. Also heard about a place "Overeasy" too?

      Many say head straight for SunnyPoint in west asheville. So I am flummoxed.

      Normally I try to steer clear of places that are primarily frequented by tourists as I would guess EG and TH are...but maybe thats not a fair guess. And if somethings good.....its good.

      Anyone familiar that can compare and contrast? Would be a Tuesday AM by the way.


      2 Answers Jan 8, 2013 at 8:50 PM
    • transportation

      by epo Online Now Mar 16, 2012 at 10:45 AM

      There is a bus from Knoxville (TN) to Asheville (NC) all saturday morning from 8 am?

      2 Answers Mar 17, 2012 at 5:10 AM
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      March in Asheville

      by lizzytex Online Now Oct 26, 2011 at 10:18 AM

      My family and I will be in Asheville in mid-March. The "average" weather temps are showing between 40 and 60 degrees. That's quite a range! Can anyone tell me what the weather is actually like in mid-March? Also, any ideas on things to do if it's too cold to be outside? We already have the Biltmore on the agenda, but not sure what else there is to do. Are there any cool towns nearby worth a visit? As an FYI: we can't do anything too strenuous as we'll have my 70 year old father with us. Thanking you in advance!!

      3 Answers Nov 28, 2011 at 1:42 PM
    • Fall Foliage

      by jameskiley Online Now Aug 25, 2011 at 12:01 PM

      When is the best time to watch the leaves turn in the Asheville area. We will be there on October 3, 2011 and hope it is not too early.
      Thank you

      3 Answers Aug 26, 2011 at 2:18 PM
    • Irish female interested in volunteering or working in Asheville this summer - Any ideas?

      by CoralStar Online Now Nov 20, 2010 at 9:56 AM

      Hi I would love to visit Asheville this summer for a few months and wondered if there are any long term volunteering opportunities there for non US citizens or employers that would consider hiring international applicants? I am Irish and would love to live or work or volunteer in America but it seems like an impossible task! If you are a student you can get a J1 Visa but if not its very difficult. I am in my 30s and already have 2 University degrees so no longer a student. If anyone has any ideas let me know. Otherwise it will just be a holiday but would absolutely love a summer job there!

      3 Answers Apr 24, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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      Things to do - 2 days in Asheville

      by mmyerspa Online Now Aug 22, 2010 at 11:26 AM

      I'll be in Asheville for a weekend in September, and I'm looking for ideas on things to do. Here are my interests:

      Architecture / walking tour
      Independent restaurants
      History / culture

      Any and all suggestions welcomed and appreciated.

      I'm also looking for a unique, reasonable accommodations.

      Thanks in advance to the great VT community!

      8 Answers Jan 29, 2014 at 6:26 AM
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      Biltmore House, Asheville

      by csuresh Online Now Mar 20, 2010 at 8:33 AM

      I need some suggestion on touring Biltmore House. It look beautiful in web but I want to know whether it is worth to travel with my wife and 2 little kids on a one day visit to this house and antler hill village nearby. I will be travelling from Charlotte. Experiences of other visitors will help me to make a decision.

      6 Answers Jun 7, 2010 at 8:00 PM
    • bars that accomodate smokers?

      by tarheelblue Online Now Feb 12, 2010 at 9:36 AM

      Will be in Asheville for a few days. I know that NC is smoke free now so smoking at a bar is not permitted but I have someone in my party who is a smoker. So for those of you that live or have traveled to Asheville, are there any bars or restaurants that have patios or other places they accommodate smokers. I am thinking outdoor heaters or tents. Any info is appreciated. Cheers.

      1 Answer Feb 13, 2010 at 4:33 AM
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      Marriott Hotels - which is best location?

      by mmyerspa Online Now Sep 12, 2009 at 6:38 PM

      I am planning a trip to Asheville, and will be using Marriott points for my hotel. So...I can use the Fairfield, Springhill, Marriott, Renaissance, or Courtyard hotels. There are several in the area...can someone give me background regarding which is the best location (safe, close to attractions)? Also, if you can give insight into which is a nice hotel, that would be great, too.

      Residence Inn 701 Biltmore Avenue
      Courtyard One Buckstone Place
      Springhill Two Buckstone Place
      Renaissance 31 Woodfin Street
      Fairfield 11 Rocky Ridge Road
      Fairfield 31 Airport Park Road, Fletcher
      Fairfield 568 Painttown Road, Cherokee

      2 Answers Sep 13, 2009 at 6:14 PM
    • Fall Trip Questions

      by MHBacker Online Now Jul 14, 2009 at 9:37 AM

      My wife and I are planning a trip to the Asheville area in October and spending approximately 8 days. Is there a best time to see fall colors? Considering the many things to do and see we are wondering whether we should base our whole time in Asheville and take day trips or split it between Boone or someplace else? Any suggestions would be appreciated. Also any recommendations for restaurants. We are foodies and enjoy new experiences.

      5 Answers Sep 15, 2009 at 6:55 AM
    • Please help with things to do in Asheville, NC

      by Meenie123456 Online Now Sep 28, 2008 at 9:55 AM

      My husband and I will be visiting Asheville the third week of October in anticipation of the birth of our first grandchild!! :) We've never been to Asheville before (daughter recently moved there) and since we're staying a week, we want to do a few things while there. We know about Biltmore of course :) but when we try to look up things to do there, it turns out most of the things listed are 50 miles or more away! Are there things to do close to Asheville? There's a train ride that looked interesting but that was a good ways away also :(
      Also good restaurants and bead stores (I'm a beader :) )
      Thanks for any help you may have to offer!

      6 Answers Jan 12, 2014 at 6:52 PM
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      Good Place For a VT Meet in Asheville?

      by Karnubawax Online Now Sep 20, 2008 at 12:58 AM


      I'll be doing a trip through the Blue Ridge Parkway area in late October, and wonder if anyone had any suggestions for a good meeting place in Asheville?

      I'll be spending probably 3 days in the Asheville area around the weekend of October 24-26.



      1 Answer Sep 20, 2008 at 4:41 AM
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      Asheville: vegan friendly?

      by rahul126 Online Now Mar 10, 2008 at 7:23 PM

      Hi all!
      I'm a vegan from New Zealand and am traveling to NC with my mother later this year, spedning most of our time in Asheville. I have never been to the USA, let alone a smaller city in the south and was wondering how vegan-friendly it is likely to be? I've heard a lot of sterotypes about Southern cooking and its use of animal products. I'm particularly worried about the prevalance of animal fats used for cooking. Is this likely to be an issue and can anyone recommend any good vegetarian/vegan restaurants?
      Thanks heaps! :)

      5 Answers Mar 29, 2008 at 7:42 PM

      by TATER7373 Online Now Nov 28, 2007 at 5:56 PM


    • Best Fall Color Scenic Drive?

      by zarkheba Online Now Sep 25, 2007 at 7:37 PM

      I would like to get some opinions on where to find the best scenic drives in western North Carolina. I am familiar with the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Cherahola Scenic Hwy. I need more info to add to my website.

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      Asheville, North Carolina in one day!

      by ashamar18 Online Now Jun 30, 2007 at 10:56 PM

      Me and 3 other adults are going to Asheville, NC August 2007.
      We are staying in South Carolina Upcountry for a week.
      We want to visit Asheville one day out of our stay.
      We want to see "Biltmore Estate" on that day but would like to venture out to " Downtown Asheville" for dinner. Any suggestions? No tourist traps pls.
      Also since we have just have one day to vist Biltmore- is anybody out there who could tell me how to do it in that amt of time. What shd I really see and not waste my time seeing!
      Any and all suggestions will be helpful. I would like to hear from people who live there or who have visited there. Thank you.

      2 Answers Mar 18, 2008 at 2:32 PM
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      Spring Weekend in Asheville

      by hadleybe Online Now Mar 24, 2007 at 5:29 PM

      Hello, My longtime friend and I are planning a weekend reunion, meeting in Asheville. Looking for suggestions regarding best areas to stay that will allow us to walk, sip drinks or beer at cafe restaurant or pub, browse shops featuring work of local folk artists, hear some live folk music, acoustic guitar, etc. Would the Urban Trail be our destination? Or the Arcade Grove?(unable to access website to look at this area) Any other ideas? And can anyone suggest a hotel or B&B located within walking distance to these areas? Moderate priced (maximum150/night). Looking more for a liberal, quaint area rather than urban yuppie, if that makes sense. Not terribly interested in fancy malls, for example. Would prefer a room with two beds which might rule out B&Bs but would like to hear of suggestions anyway. I'm looking into a performance at the Orange Peel one night. Are there hotels near there? Thanks for any and all suggestions.

      2 Answers May 3, 2007 at 4:10 PM
    • rental cabins

      by magnolia4 Online Now Jan 19, 2007 at 9:42 AM

      I'm planning a family reunion along with graduation celebration the dates of May 18, 19 and 20. We're looking for a large cabin/house/lodge with at least four bedrooms and two full bathrooms, cooking facilities, a porch and some land for walking, clean and comfortable. Anywhere within fifteen minutes of the Asheville area would be fine.
      Can anyone offer any suggestions?

      2 Answers May 3, 2007 at 4:21 PM
    • Schools in Asheville

      by jlruss95 Online Now Dec 19, 2006 at 6:09 PM

      I'm moving to Asheville and am interest in your opinions or facts about the Buncombe County Elementary Schools. Our home is in Leicester, NC, just north of downtown Asheville.

      Any thoughts on public vs. private schools?

      2 Answers Mar 18, 2008 at 2:29 PM
    • Do you know of a decent priced day tour from Charlotte to Biltmore Estates?

      by alinaab Online Now Nov 17, 2006 at 8:38 PM

      Do you know of a decent priced day tour from Charlotte to Biltmore Estates? Thanks.

    • The "Packet"

      by PhoenixLynn Online Now Oct 26, 2006 at 11:31 AM

      I'm considering moving to Asheville. I've never been there before, yet I've heard great things about it. I was born and raised in Florida (where I currently reside) and I lived in Ithaca, NY. Ithaca is a beautiful progressive town, yet coooooooooooooold. I feel Asheville would be a great move and a wonderful place to raise my son (and I hear the weather is mild). I ordered a packet through the Chamber of Commerce and I'm disappointed. It seems the housing there is quite expensive. Maybe they just put the more expensive housing in the packet to draw that type of person to Asheville? It's the suburban neighborhoods like "The Oak" or "The Sanctuary" where they cut down almost all the trees I want to escape from. I strive to live as natural as possible, grow most of my own food including sprouting. Heck, even make biodiesel in my garage! I'm just bummed by ths package. Of course, I'll go visit and get a feel for myself. Is there housing there for under100K for a 3 bd/ 2 bath on 1 acre?? I hear W. Asheville. But what towns? Thanks. =)

      1 Answer Jan 5, 2007 at 7:32 AM
    • Bike Trails

      by chachacheech Online Now Oct 26, 2006 at 11:06 AM

      My husband and I are thinking of moving from Western Ma. to Asheville..we enjoy biking and there is a great rail trail here in Ma. I was wondering what biking trails exist around Asheville? I am not interested in mountain biking just biking on a paved surface, hopefully not where there is traffic.

      1 Answer Apr 8, 2007 at 8:31 PM

      by CAROLINABOUND Online Now Aug 22, 2006 at 7:21 AM


      1 Answer Sep 20, 2006 at 7:31 PM
    • Moving to Asheville--retiree

      by Jessie99 Online Now Aug 21, 2006 at 5:58 PM

      I hope that someone who lives in Asheville will answer this. I am moving to Asheville because I like mountains and have no kids or grandkids to move towards like so many retirees. I wonder how easy it is for oldster females to make good friends. I mean friends, not just acquaintances. Is it unrealistic to move to a place where you know no one if you are no longer a spring chicken??! Thanks.