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Everything You Need To Know to Plan The Best Asheville Bachelorette Party, Birthday Party or Girls Weekend Getaway

Everything You Need To Know to Plan The Best Asheville Bachelorette Party, Birthday Party or Girls Weekend Getaway

ICYMI, Asheville, NC has officially become a top US travel destination thanks to everything there is to do, eat, drink and see here!

• Airbnb selected Asheville as #1 on its list of 10 Most Hospitable U.S. Cities

• Forbes Travel Guide included Asheville on its list of the 18 Top Destinations of 2018

• TripAdvisor mentioned Asheville as one of the 30 Top USA Cities to Visit in 2018

• Travel + Leisure included Asheville as one of the Top 15 Cities in the United States

• National Geographic Traveler highlighted Asheville as one of the Top 10 Music Cities in the U.S

• National Geographic Traveler named Asheville as one of the Best U.S. Small Cities for 2018

 image from  biltmore.com

image from biltmore.com

It’s easy for you and your friends to gather here thanks to interstate I-26 and I-40 that cross right through city as well as nearby airports in Asheville, Charlotte and Greenville/Spartanburg.

Asheville Regional Airport operates several affordable direct flights to and from Fort Lauderdale, New York City, Denver, Orlando, Tampa/Clearwater/St. Pete, Washington DC, Dallas/Ft. Worth via Allegiant and Spirit Air and hosts other airlines including American, Delta and United to get you where you need to go from anywhere else.

The city (and surrounding areas including Canton, Candler, Fairview, Arden, Swannanoa, Woodfin, Fletcher and West Asheville) offers a wide variety of hotels, cabins, AirBNB, VRBO, glamping and camping accommodations for every budget.

Getting around downtown is pretty easy but if you want to explore beyond it’s best to bring your own car or rent one. Uber and Lyft drivers are plentiful, especially on weekends.

Asheville is Awesome all year round but the best time to visit is between April and October. It will be a bit colder and there will be less outdoor activities but prices and crowds tend to drop November - March.

Asheville is a foodie’s fantasy, featuring all kinds of cuisine. The city in general is also very conscious of using local, natural and organic ingredients and happily accommodate special diets with most places offering vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, low-carb and paleo menu options.

So then what to do once you and your girls get here?

Asheville, NC is famous for its eclectic food, bountiful breweries, the Biltmore House, natural wonders including mountains and waterfalls and quirky, artsy, alternative style.

Check out our four suggested itineraries to experience a bit of everything this city has to offer for the Best Asheville Bachelorette or Birthday or Girls’ Weekend Ever!

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OPTION 1: OPT OUTSIDE • $

For ladies who want to disconnect and experience the great outdoors in Asheville.

FRIDAY MORNING/AFTERNOON: Everyone arrives

FRIDAY EVENING: Check out the Free Downtown Drum Circle followed by a Group Dinner at White Duck Taco Shop OR Farm Burger then get groceries at West Village Market OR French Broad Food Co-op OR Earth Fare OR Whole Foods Market

SATURDAY MORNING: Mountain Yoga Hike with Namaste in Nature

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Pack a Picnic to enjoy after the hike or have lunch at the Pisgah Inn on the Blue Ridge Parkway

SATURDAY EVENING: Cookout at a campground or cabin complete with s’mores!

SUNDAY MORNING: Flying Bike Electric Bicycle Tour of Downtown Asheville OR Outdoor Activities at the Biltmore Estate including Biking and Rafting & Kayaking

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Lunch with outdoor dining at Sunny Point Cafe OR Tupelo Honey, OR Well-Bred Bakery & Cafe OR Laughing Seed

SUNDAY EVENING: Everyone departs

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OPTION 2: UNIQUE/ECLECTIC • $$

For ladies who are craving some self-care and a healthy, alternative experience in Asheville.

FRIDAY MORNING/AFTERNOON: Everyone arrives

FRIDAY EVENING: Check out the Free Downtown Drum Circle then a Group Dinner at Blue Dream Curry House OR White Duck Taco Shop OR Nine Mile Caribbean Inspired Cuisine OR Kathmandu Kitchen Himalayan Cuisine

SATURDAY MORNING: Waterfall or Mountain Yoga Hike with Namaste in Nature

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Public or Private Session in the Asheville Salt Cave OR Asheville Inspired Spa Treatments at Spa Theology

SATURDAY EVENING: Group dinner at Plant

SUNDAY MORNING: Brunch at Laughing Seed or Green Sage Cafe

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Explore the River Arts District  

SUNDAY EVENING: Everyone departs

OPTION 3: CHEERS & BEERS • $$

For ladies who love to laugh and enjoy a few libations in Asheville.

FRIDAY MORNING/AFTERNOON: Everyone arrives

FRIDAY EVENING: Group Dinner at Well Played Board Game Café,

SATURDAY MORNING: Waterfall or Mountain Yoga Hike with Namaste in Nature

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Brewery Tour & Tasting at Sierra Nevada, Wicked Weed, New Belgium, or multi-stop Asheville Brewery Tour

SATURDAY EVENING: La Zoom Comedy Tour or Amazing PubCycle Tour

SUNDAY MORNING/AFTERNOON: Brunch at  Tupelo Honey or Sunny Point Cafe followed by exploring the River Arts District   

SUNDAY EVENING: Everyone departs

OPTION 4: KEEPIN’ IT CLASSY • $$$

For ladies who want to treat themselves to the finer, fancier things in Asheville.

FRIDAY MORNING/AFTERNOON: Everyone arrives

FRIDAY EVENING: Downtown Shopping & Group Dinner at a Rooftop Bar like Hemingway's Rooftop Patio OR The Montford OR Pillar OR Social Lounge OR Capella on 9 at the AC Hotel OR SkyBar

SATURDAY MORNING: Private Waterfall or Mountain Yoga Hike with Namaste in Nature

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Wine Tour & Tasting at the Biltmore Estate

SATURDAY EVENING: Dinner at Stable Cafe at the Biltmore Estate OR Posana in Downtown Asheville

SUNDAY MORNING: Blue Ridge Artisanal Buffet Brunch at the Omni Grove Park Inn

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Spa, Massage or Mani/Pedi Treatments at Omni Grove Park Inn Spa

SUNDAY EVENING: Everyone departs

Of course these are just a few of the endless possibilities for your special weekend. Feel free to mix and match our suggestions and we sincerely hope this helps you plan your Asheville Adventure!

Even if you’re local or live nearby, we hope you discovered some new things to try or experience in Asheville. ;)

If you’re looking for a more relaxing weekend full of yoga, meditation and mindfulness, check out our ULTIMATE ASHEVILLE YOGA TRAVEL GUIDE AND TOURISM TIPS 2019

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