City Look / Asheville, NC

Nestled in the Smoky Mountains sits the beautiful artsy town of Asheville, North Carolina. My friend and I took a little day trip this past Saturday to do some exploring and sight-seeing and I don’t think we could’ve picked a more beautiful day to go! The weather was mid-60’s and sunny and the most delicious breeze was blowing – the kind that fills your lungs with life and revitalizes your soul. It was the best I’ve felt in so long.

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This amazing view is from the back porch of Omni Grove Park Inn. The hotel sits at the end of a winding road on top of a hill overlooking the valley and downtown Asheville.

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We decided to park in the lot at the Grove Park Inn and walk down the hill three miles to downtown (which made for a rough walk back at the end of the day). I think any other day I would’ve complained but the walk was much needed and the sunshine and breeze was everything my soul needed.

The vibe of downtown Asheville is like nothing I’ve felt before. There is a type of electricity and character about the city that is hard to put into words, but I’ll try. Asheville, as a whole, is organic, colorful and alive – all at once. Walking down the street I felt so comfortable, the whole atmosphere fit my personality like a glove. Musicians perform on street corners and no large span of brick facade is left untouched from art and graffiti. It’s truly marvelous.

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