Lisa Boone-Berry's Asheville, north carolina
Collected by Lisa Boone-Berry
95 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
There's music almost every night of the week at the Jack of the Wood, the atmospheric Celtic pub in the centre of Asheville. And arguably the best of the bunch is the Thursday night jam, when some of Appalachia's best bluegrass musicians take to...
55 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
Malaprop's bookstore is an independent bookstore for gifts, books (including banned books), and a cafe in one. Check out their calendar as Malaprop's plays host to many authors. A trip to Asheville isn't complete without a visit to Malaprops.
Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC, USA
There's so much good live music in Asheville that the bars can't contain it - I've never been somewhere with such a high quality of street busking (even better than its homophonous sister town, Nashville). Most nights of the week and certainly on...
6 Riverside Dr, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
Asheville is a city known for its creative energy. A great area to explore the local art scene is the River Arts District (known as RAD). In the past few years, hundreds of artists have set up shop in the renovated industrial warehouse galleries...
13 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
Rock a few plates of tapas and don't forget to pull back an Eclipse de Luna - a moonshine-based cocktail - and a few slices of jamon iberico. They are unlikely pairs, but so worth one of the top dining adventures in Asheville, NC.
41 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
In the mountains of North Carolina, you can sip good coffee and munch on great dessert while sitting in a double decker bus, Brit-style. Ok, well, the bus isn't exactly moving, but that's beside the point. Pop in and see for yourself why the whole...
9 Reed St, Asheville, NC 28803, USA
A wonderful (and well priced) home goods store in Biltmore Village, Asheville where you can find treasures from unique pillows and lamps to locally made (recycled wood) bookshelves and tables. Only open Thursday through Sunday so plan your trip...