Asheville Claims Top Travel Destination In 2011

Grove Arcade, Asheville, NC

Asheville, North Carolina has been selected as the top travel destination of 2011. Not only are the new locals proud to say they are recent transplants to the area, but tourism is up across the city. Recently given the title of “Beer City USA“, Asheville is host to several award-winning microbreweries, which can be found throughout the city. If beer-tasting is not for you, visit a few of the 30 art galleries and numerous music venues. Whether you enjoy the classics or prefer a more modern sound, you will find just the scene you are looking for.

Asheville offers guests a choice of hotels to fit any personality. Whether you are staying one night or one week, a great time to visit is fall when the leaves are turning and the scenery is full of color. It is no wonder that more than one published author and several Presidents have all had the chance to visit this scenic spot. This city seems to work as an inspiration piece for those who call it home, or those just passing through.

Along with the modern brews and music of Asheville, you can dip into the rich history that surrounds the city. History buffs travel from miles to investigate and marvel at the architecture and the stories behind it. Take advantage of the historic trolley tours or perhaps the urban trail which boasts 30 stops which tell the tale of a particular moment in Asheville history.

Traveling with family? Asheville offers a host of activities that the whole family will enjoy. Depending on the season, you can find outdoor activities in or around the water, or perhaps a museum to enjoy if the weather calls for it. Taking a trip with someone special? Check out one of the many spas in Asheville that offer a day of relaxation for you and your partner. There are endless options when it comes to deciding how to spend your day in Asheville. There is so much to do, no matter the company. Take some time to consider all of the options or just head out and see where the city takes you.


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