Resorts in Asheville, North Carolina

Resorts in Asheville, North Carolina
Asheville, located in western North Carolina, is tucked away into the Blue Ridge Mountains. It continues to be a favorite vacation destination in any season. Asheville's downtown area is lined with quaint shops and restaurants unique to this city. The white, wintry slopes or lush, green mountainsides provide visitors with various attractions sure to please the entire family.

Grove Park Inn Resort

Visit the Grove Park Inn to enjoy exhilarating, fresh mountain air. Spend a relaxing morning with a beauty treatment in the luxurious spa. The "Fire, Rock, Water and Light" treatment combines natural elements and is sure to renew your energy. If you are in the mood to shop, the "promenade" is a tree-lined walkway with stores that is a major attraction for guests. Enjoy a casual evening in the Magnolia Lounge Restaurant. End the evening with a cocktail while enjoying the soothing melodies in the Great Hall.

Grove Park Inn Resort
290 Macon Ave.
Asheville, NC 28804
(800) 438-5800
www.groveparkinn.com/leisure

Crowne Plaza Tennis and Golf Resort

If you are a tennis or golf enthusiast, this resort will suit your taste. The Crowne Plaza is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains and is open year-round. The resort boasts 20 new indoor and outdoor tennis courts and a 9-hole golf course. The 125 acres include walking trails for the avid hiker or the leisurely stroller. Crowne Plaza has 274 guest rooms designed with a rich, elegant decor. You may relax on a cold night in front of the enormous stone fireplace sipping hot cocoa or grab a sandwich at Mulligan's Bar and Grille.

Crowne Plaza Tennis and Golf Resort
1 Resort Drive
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 254-3211
www.ashevillecp.com

Willow Winds Cabin Resort

Spring is the optimal time to visit Willow Winds to experience a rainbow of color bursting into bloom. These stone, cedar and log cabins are situated to provide easy access to downtown Asheville. Each cabin has porches with rockers to relax in and hot tubs. There are walking and mountain bike trails to enjoy. The mountain pond is stocked full of fish so that the whole family can enjoy an afternoon of fishing. If you would rather spend an evening in, free movie rentals are available in the library.

Willow Winds Cabin Resort
39 Stockwood Road Ext.
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 277-3948
www.willowwinds.com

Sugar Mountain Ski Resort

Sugar Mountain is the largest ski resort in North Carolina. The mountain's highest peak soars 1,200 feet. There are 20 trails available for both skiing and snowboarding with eight lifts. The 115 acres include varied terrain for the novice and experienced skiers. Winter equipment rental is provided. The resort offers fun activities year-round. Oktoberfest is held annually in autumn. During the summer, the lifts remain open to transport visitors up the mountain for horseback riding, picnics and to enjoy the scenic landscape.

Sugar Mountain Ski Resort
106 Sugar Mountain Drive
Banner Elk, NC 28604
(800) 545-9475
www.skisugar.com

Biltmore Inn

The Biltmore Inn, located on the property of the historic Biltmore Estate's 8,000 acres, provides four-star luxury. The Inn has 204 lavishly designed guest rooms that have received recent makeovers. A cup of afternoon tea can be enjoyed in the library while watching the mountain views from the window. Housekeeping services are provided twice daily with a nightly "turn-down" service. A chocolate is left on the pillow as a treat to end the perfect day. Transportation is provided on this sprawling estate.

Biltmore Inn
1 Antler Hill Road
Asheville, NC 28803
(800) 411-3812
(828) 225-1600
www.biltmore.com/inn

Article Written By Victoria Thompson

Based in North Carolina, Victoria Thompson has taught middle school for the past 15 years. She holds a Masters of Education in middle school instruction from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She teaches English daily to English as a second language students.

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