Where ever you go in Asheville, you’ll find AIR members. And that means good food is in your future.
Downtown Asheville is a vibrant, happening city center. Here you’ll find the Downtown Asheville Art District with more than 20 craft and fine art galleries, performance spaces, shops, and breweries. It’s also home to the following AIR members, all within easy walking distance of downtown hotels and hostels.
Historic Biltmore Village is just outside the entrance to Biltmore Estate, George Vanderbilt’s palatial 1895 country estate. This charming village of pebbledash, English-inspired cottages and brick sidewalks was built to house Estate workers. Today it is home to art galleries, boutiques, All Souls Cathedral and the following AIR restaurants.
This area is home to Beaver Lake and bird sanctuary, UNC-Asheville, and the Botanical Garden of Asheville. Drive a little further north and you’ll come to the quaint town of Weaverville, where you’ll find the following AIR members.
South Asheville offers the convenience of great shopping with stylish modern living, all within minutes of America’s Favorite Scenic Drive – The Blue Ridge Parkway. It is also home to the following AIR members.
East Asheville is home to the Western North Carolina Nature Center and just minutes from the Folk Art Center on The Blue Ridge Parkway and Warren Wilson College. It also serves as the front door to Black Mountain and Swannanoa – two towns with deep creative roots. Here you’ll find the following AIR members.
West Asheville is a bohemian-inspired neighborhood full of art, music and good food. Its neighbor, the River Arts District, was once the city’s riverside industrial area. Today it is home to artist studios, breweries and performance venues. You’ll find good food in West Asheville at the following AIR members.