Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The Allure of Asheville

From Southern Lady:
Asheville is the kind of place people love to claim. Leaf peepers, foodies, and art fans alike will tell you this is their ideal getaway. Never fear, there’s plenty of town to go around. Previously a primitive outpost for frontiersmen, Asheville was truly discovered with the invention of the railroad. Around the 1880s, the seasonal population soared with visitors seeking the therapeutic powers of mountaintop resorts. In 1888, George Vanderbilt visited the area and became enamored. A year later, he broke ground on the Biltmore House & Gardens. (Read more.)

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