Downtown Highlights

There's plenty to do in and around Downtown Asheville


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Fine Arts Theatre for a fine indie movie might be just the ticket | More>

The Orange Peel always rocks with live performances More>

The Biltmore House and Gardens, adjacent to Biltmore Village, offers daytime tickets as well as overnight accommodations | More>

► Asheville Civic Center, now advertising U.S. Cellular sponsorship, offers a varied line-up of events | More>

North Carolina Arboretum, considered by many as a magical outdoor environment to take a nature hike, is located about 15 minutes from Downtown Asheville | More>

The Grove Park Inn, now owned by Omni, remains a top Asheville destination, be you a president or just regular folk | More>

Grove Arcade, a fabulous art deco architectural masterpiece located in the heart of historic downtown across from the city's Wall Street Parking garage, features exquisite and unusual shops, such as The Wilson instrument retail outlet | More>




Woolworth Walk offers two floors of local art and  craft while housing a true treat saved from a bygone era: an old-fashioned soda fountain with affordable sandwiches and tasty snacks | More>


Foodie Heaven might describe the number and variety of fine restaurants, memorable eateries and energetic bars to be experienced in Downtown Asheville | More>

French Broad Chocolate Lounge has become a must-visit sweet spot for chocolate dessert lovers, young and old | More>

The Grey Eagle for great music and contra dancing | More>

Jack of the Wood gets its bluegrass on | More>




► Tressa's for one and all | More>


 ► Nightspots abound for all stripes, all attitudes, all sensibilities — not to mention, those possessing all sizes of wallets, too. Come one and all, by yourself or in a crowd, the welcome sign is out in Downtown Asheville for tourists and residents alike | More>


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Luxurious to affordable. Magnificent to quirky. All do their best to keep Asheville wonderful and weird. A unique downtown with friendly folks is always worth exploring, be it day or night. The beauty and bustle of this "Paris of the South" city is a top priority destination for many who appreciate small cities with character and charisma. Fall in love with America here | More>

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