Asheville, NC May Be the Most LGBT-Friendly City in the U.S.
Asheville, North Carolina | Lavender Magazine
Downtown Asheville sits like a saucer balanced precariously amid the slopes of numerous and verdant mountains. You can also navigate a stretch of the winding, scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, which passes right through the center of Asheville on its way north toward Virginia. Many other state parks and forests are within a short drive, and right in the city you can appreciate nature with a stroll through the acre Botanical Gardens at Asheville or the acre North Carolina Arboretum. The room mansion and resplendent grounds were commissioned by the phenomenally wealthy railroad tycoon George Vanderbilt and executed by Richard Morris Hunt in ; right on property, the luxurious, room Inn on Biltmore Estate offers swank accommodations, and nearby Biltmore Village is rife with upscale shopping.
Everyone is invited to visit Pack Square this weekend To see up to renowned artists, both local and national presented by Hot Works. Beginning Saturday, October 26 and ending Sunday, October 27, you will find gallery quality artists and crafts persons displaying their work. The time is AM — PM both days. Place: Pack Square Park, downtown Asheville.
This guide was written by Annie and Brighde. Annie : I moved to Asheville two years ago and have loved my time in this queer jewel nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. When I moved here from a big city I anticipated needing to readjust my expectations of how much stuff would be going on all the time, but so far that has not been the case.