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Destination: Asheville, NC – Summer Vacation One Tank Destination

0:00 – 9:04  –   Asheville Tips with Rick Bell
9:05 – 19:05  –  Melissa Long Wake Foot Sanctuary
19:05 – 29:05 – Glenda Cahill Wildberry Lodge
29:05 – 29:55 – Rick Bell Engadine Inn and Cabins

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
One Tank Destinations

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation the perfect one tank destinations! Asheville,  North Carolina is right up the road for those of us in North Georgia and Atlanta area. It’s a One Tank Destination!  We’re talking about those where you pack the car with family and gear, head out to some place close but far enough away that it feels like a getaway.  As we’re getting back out traveling  Asheville should be high on your list. Things are trending in Asheville. The culinary scene is a huge attractions for visitors. With several chefs who are James Beard nominees and award winners. Wine tasting, hiking, zip lining and checking out waterfalls, there is something for everyone.  Having the most up to date information is more important than ever.  “No disappointment allowed” should be the mantra for summer vacation 2021; and we can do that with proper planning, confirming and setting realistic expectations.  My guests this week bring up-to-date info and sharing the wonderful world of Bed and Breakfast accommodations.

With fuel and gas costs going up and up, controlling the transportation fees and costs is vital to staying within a reasonable budget.  Close trips help with doing just that – there and back on one tank of gas. My guests help with planning what to do, see, and where to stay.

Asheville NC Summer Vacation

 

Rick Bell,  with his partner Tom, are owners and host of Engadine Inn and Cabins.  Rick is also president of Asheville Bed and Breakfast Association.  Rick shares things to do in and around Asheville and invites you to come to his historic home for a BnB stay.

 

 

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation

 

Glenda and Ken Cahill are owners and host of Wildberry Lodge just outside of Asheville and close enough for a mountain experience, where they lodge is located overlooking the valley. Glenda shares what you can experience when visiting with she and Ken.

 

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation

 

Wake Foot Sanctuary is pure relaxation.  The perfect place to have a rejuvenating experience for your feet that satisfies you totally.  Owner, Melissa Long shares what you will experience and how you can come solo or with your friends for a special occasion or after a day long tour of Asheville.

 

 

Websites:  

Plan a trip to Asheville – www.exploreasheville.com

Asheville BnB Association – www.Ashevillebba.com

Wake Foot Sanctuary  www.wakespa.com

Engadine Inn and Cabins – www.engadineinnandcabins.com

Wildberry Lodge – www.wildberrylodge.com

Photos from my fabulous visit to Asheville

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Authentic homemade Mexican cuisine at Mamacita’s

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Shrimp Tacos and a ice-cold Margarita, delicious! Mamacita’s homemade cuisine.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Coming soon to Asheville, an Atlanta favorite Holeman and Finch burgers. When in Asheville check out H&F Burger for one of the best burgers & fries you’ll ever have.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Windows to the world at Wildberry Lodge

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
The 32ft. fireplace that gives the room a prominent presence in the home. And it’s where you can experience those wonderful crackling fires in the fall and winter.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Cozy places to sit during your stay at Wildberry Lodge

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Here’s a new meaning to having the window seat!

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Breakfast on the deck overlooking the mountains with the birds singing and relaxing cool breeze at Wildberry Lodge

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
We celebrated Yvette’s birthday with champagne and two engaged glasses gifts from Glenda and Ken at the Wildberry Lodge.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Sunset on the mountain tops

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
The Strawberry Room Wildberry Lodge

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Outside deck at the Wildberry Lodge

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Could this be that area where Glenda described walking up?

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
My Blueberry room at Wildberry

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
The Blueberry Room

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Taking it all in one last time on the deck.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Engadine’s lovely entrance

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
This historic home has many stories to tell. And, one is that of a winery.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
A breathtaking stairway with stain glass  greets you when you arrive and each morning as you come down for breakfast.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Beautiful copper ware graces the fireplace.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
My beautiful room. Very comfortable and many antique touches.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Relax upstairs with evening refreshments and morning coffee.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Delicious breakfast prepared by Rick and Tom. A very tasty signature maple and pecan bacon and fluffy waffles.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Rick and I had an early morning spot on the WDUN morning show. Afterwards we spent most of the morning in the kitchen eating, talking, laughing and developing a new friendship. I couldn’t keep my eyes off the beautiful and artistic birdhouses they purchased in Atlanta.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
The first course of our delicious breakfast, baked apples with granola, berries, cream and powdered sugar. And, delicious coffee prepare by Tom.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
If you’d love to wake up to a view of the mountains, choose a cabin at Engadine Inn and Cabins.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Take home a few goodies from Engadine’s selection of treats.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
I say, “if your feet are happy, everything else will be alright!” A visit to Wake Foot Sanctuary relaxes and fills the soul. It is a must when visiting Asheville.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
You choose your soak ingredient which includes salts, fragrance and oil. I chose the Salty Beach Rose. Wonderful for your feet.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Take a few products home from the Wake collection. This soothing eye mask would be a great gift for you and someone waiting at home for your return.

 

Asheville NC Summer Vacation
Take home your foot soak and share the experience with someone special.

 

 

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