20 Aug | gsocialmedia | 3 Comments

Asheville Named #1 Hippie Hideout in America

Sure enough, in Asheville we are known for our hippies. Some have labeled us Hippie City USA, and others call Asheville… One Big Hippie Fest. I recently read on Twitter where someone said they finally found out where all of the hippies have gone, referring to Asheville North Carolina. Either way, if you have even …


9 Oct | AskAsheville | 4 Comments

NC Wineries – Time to Visit

NC Wineries are the perfect place to visit this fall. Looking for a destination for your fantastic fall foliage drive this year? There are 25 wineries all within 1 ½ hours of Asheville. Imagine exploring the vineyards of WNC, enjoying wine tastings at beautiful wineries or picnicking amid the streams and mountains surrounding the vineyards. …


22 Nov | gsocialmedia | 2 Comments

Food, Beer and Beauty: Our Whirlwind Adventure with the Roaming Gnome

We at AskAsheville.com were honored to be the official host of the Travelocity Roaming Gnome during his wonderful roam around Asheville. The goal was to show him the best our beautiful city has to offer — from the mountains to the breweries, and the local eats to the local arts scene. In just a few …


18 Nov | AskAsheville | No Comments

Gnome Crushing

I was a little bit nervous.  I  noticed myself checking my make-up in the rearview mirror, and straightening my clothes obsessively.  I’d waited all week to meet him.  My hour was arriving and I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect.  This man is a legend, and I know everyone wants him.  His origins are argued …


14 Oct | AskAsheville | One Comment


When I start to write I want to feel a “yumminess” start to awaken me, trying to coax a story out.  I do not sit down with a pen and look at the wall waiting for inspiration.  Instead, I breathe in my surroundings, and exhale the thing that tickles me most. When writing about my …


25 Apr | gsocialmedia | No Comments

Why do you love Asheville? Post your answers in the comments

There are so many reasons people from all over the world love Asheville North Carolina. Here are a few reasons in this video. What are your reasons? Post a comment below and let us know. Video made by G Social Media Interns Anne Louise, Emily and Leah from UNCA.



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