Blue Ridge Views and the Biltmore Concert Series: A Spectacular Summer Getaway in Asheville, NC
Posted On Sunday, July 07, 2013
Imagine your day starts with a leisurely drive up the Blue Ridge Parkway, passing through tunnels on your way to Pisgah Mountain. You stop at an overlook and take in the scenery; the breeze has a chill to it and the air smells like honeysuckle. The valley below is a verdant wave of treetops and the view stretches across multiple ridge lines. You stop in at the Pisgah Inn Dining Hall, the "The Peak of the Parkway," and savor some delicious Southern cuisine. As you make your way back down to Asheville, your favorite vacation destination, you look forward to an evening concert at the Biltmore Estate.
Past the Biltmore gate, as you wind around the 8,000-acre grounds towards the main attraction, you snap a few photos of a willow leaning over a pond covered in blooming waterlillies. The Butterfly Garden makes the perfect backdrop for a picnic dinner, followed by a relaxing stroll to explore the Walled Garden, which was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, famed for his landscaping at Central Park and Niagara Falls.
Finally, it's time to find your seats for the show. As the music begins, the sun is turning the sky pink with streaks of purple over the mountains peaks that surround the South Terrace and, just as the band plays your favorite song, you wonder if this is paradise. A twinkle from the evening's first star confirms that it must be paradise indeed.
The Biltmore Concert Series Line-up for Summer 2013
Heart - July 25
Sheryl Crow - August 4
Casting Crowns - August 16
The Temptations & The Four Tops - August 23
The Beach Boys - August 30
Comedian Bill Engvall - August 31
Get Your FREE Mountain Discovery Pass
What could be a better way to top off a day of adventure and a night of romance than by staying at a mountain rental cabin. With your rental, enjoy FREE ADMISSION to The Biltmore Estate, compliments of Carolina Mornings, with the exclusive Mountain Discovery Pass. This unbeatable deal is a real vacation booster: also enjoy FREE ADMISSION for the La Zoom City Bus Tours, Reems Creek Golf Club, and French Broad White Water Rafting and Ziplining! Save over $250 each day and get a taste of Asheville's mountain adventures!
Call Carolina Mornings today to take advantage of summer savings! Pick your favorite cabin will it be El Oso or White Willow? Lookout Peak or Mystic Valley (pictured here)?
Carolina Mornings, the area's premiere provider of luxury vacation rentals, offers concierge service and dozens of Asheville cabins, many of them pet-friendly. Our Vacation Planners are ready to help you plan your Spectacular Summer Getaway in Asheville, NC!
Simplify: Enjoy the Luxury of the Mountains!