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24072
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Vance Monument pays tribute to Zebulon Vance (1830-1894), the governor of North Carolina during the Civil War. Vance was also later a United States Senator.
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24092
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The Estes-Winn Antique Car Museum is housed in a building that used to be used for the production of fabric. Now, Asheville locals can visit the Museum to examine restored cars from early-to-late 20th century.
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24100
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The author describes his experience floating above the western North Carolina mountains in a hot air balloon with Asheville Hot Air Balloons, a company that has offered balloon rides in the area for years.
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24094
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The author discusses the various waterfalls to be found in the Western North Carolina mountains. Those waterfalls include Linville Falls, Alarka Falls, Dry Falls, and Mingo Falls.
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24144
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This article features why Asheville in Buncombe County is popular with locals and tourists alike. The county is not only a hub of business and enterprise, but also home to countless forms of entertainment and tourist attractions.
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23798
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A couple opened their own downtown chocolate shop, French Broad Chocolate Lounge and French Broad Luscious Chocolates, in Asheville, North Carolina after traveling to Costa Rica and learning about the properties and propensities of the cacao bean.
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22535
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Asheville offers many relatively economical options for a day or weekend away at the spa. Locations include the Shoji Retreat, Spa Theology, The Secret Garden Inn & Spa in Weaverville, and accommodations at the Four Points by Sheraton.
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29666
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Asheville, North Carolina has seen a tremendous surge in locally owned businesses, art galleries, and art studios in the last decade. The city's downtown also features a vibrant nightlife, along with upscale dining and accommodations, bringing an urban-feel to the mountain top.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 2, Feb 2008, p50-51, por
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4872
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Located in Buncombe County, Asheville, with a population of slightly over 60,000, is home to Biltmore and a variety of other attractions. Grizzle describes how to spend a perfect weekend there, enjoying a wide selection of unique eating establishments, shops, and Blue Ridge Parkway.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 68 Issue 7, Dec 2000, p138-145, il Periodical Website
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3397
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Asheville's Biltmore Avenue has had a renaissance after declining through the early 1980s. Today crowds fill the shops; art galleries, including Blue Spiral Gallery; theater; museum; and restaurants, including the Blue Moon Bakery, that line the street.
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2231
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Asheville's considerable tourism industry is fueled by the Biltmore Estate a revitalized downtown, and proximity to the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 4, Apr 1995, p36-38, il
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13012
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Asheville, located in Buncombe County, is featured in We the People of North Carolina magazine's Community Profile.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 48 Issue 7, July 1990, p22-24, 26-27, il
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30955
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In the western region of North Carolina, Buncombe County is home to Asheville, the largest metropolis in the region. Laid out in 1794, Asheville is now has one of the biggest tourist business economies in the state. Along with attractions such as Biltmore Estate, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Southern Highland Handicraft Guild, Asheville is also known for its Rural Community Development Program and increased farm income. Additionally, Asheville industries include Gerber and Enka among their million dollar manufacturers.
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