Places you should go: Asheville, North Carolina

Buildings on the Southwest side of Pack Square.

Buildings on the southwest side of Pack Square. (Photo: Derek Olson)


Gay and lesbian visitors to Asheville, North Carolina, often decide to relocate after the first visit. Why? According to, the beautiful mountain town is eclectic, artsy and very diverse with so many things to do. Within a few blocks, visitors can dance with hippies at the drum circle, browse galleries for exquisite art, dine at world-class restaurants and sample 50 local craft beers. All of this could be after a day of seeing waterfalls. Home to famous Biltmore House, Asheville is surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains. Travel Guide, a 600-page online free resource with 2,000-plus photographs, gives plenty of “insider” tips. Read on for their top 10 favorite outings for gay and lesbian visitors to Asheville.

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