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30609
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Although Charlotte, North Carolina is known for the convention business and Asheville known for its tourism, Asheville now ranks first in the convention business in 1955. With over 32,000 visitors to 85 conventions in 1955, Asheville boasts to be the "Convention City of the South."
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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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34511
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This guide helps potential explorers where best to eat and drink in Asheville, North Carolina. Everything from hot dogs and doughnuts to the upscale duck confit is showcased, along with Asheville’s most well-known breweries and public houses.
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34819
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The author discusses several garden tours in North Carolina ideal for a weekend getaway. Asheville, North Carolina, boasts several gardens including an arboretum, boulder garden, and “remediation” garden established to clean retired industrial areas. In contrast, several gardens around Edenton, North Carolina, have been cultivated into exquisite English period gardens which emphasize the area’s colonial history.
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