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Stay & Play in Asheville, N.C.
Named among the Best Places to Visit in
2018 by CNN, National Geographic Traveler,
TripAdvisor and Forbes Travel Guide, the
city of Asheville is the perfect place to stay
and play during your visit to Western North
Carolina. Travelers who want to wake up to
brilliant mountain sunrises, shop and dine in
a walkable downtown, or fill their evenings
with the sounds of local musicians will find it
all in Asheville-located 45 minutes from the
Tryon International Equestrian Center.
STAY WITH US
Asheville is the ideal basecamp for enjoying the best of the
region during the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018.
Downtown's hotels offer mountain views from guest rooms
and rooftop bars and are steps away from the city's best
independent restaurants, breweries, shops and culture-
including the iconic Friday night Drum Circle. Nearby historic
resorts and inns provide respite from busy days, as well as
breakfast and expert local recommendations. And cabin
rentals deliver views and solitude unique to the Blue Ridge
Mountains. Discover lodging options at
Asheville's city center has an unmistakable vibe-one
that has beckoned visitors to this region time and again.
Take in Asheville's freshest musical talent with lively
street performances from buskers. Shop for wearable
art, local designs, vintage styles and trendy indie wares
at chic boutiques. Or discover a unique souvenir at one of
downtown's 30+ art galleries.
And as you explore, don't forget to look around. Downtown
Asheville boasts more Art Deco architecture than any
Southeast U.S. city outside of Miami. See for yourself
while wandering the self-guided Urban Trail-a series of
30 public sculptures that tell the story of the city's quirky
and magical past.
At the end of the day, raise a glass toward the sunset from
a rooftop bar or sidewalk patio, or dance the night away at
renowned live music venues featuring every musical genre.