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These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things 

November 29, 2022

There are plenty of favorite things in Asheville like the Blue Ridge Parkway and Biltmore Estate.  They are experiences, such as eating at one of the many farm-to-table restaurants or staying at Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast.  Guests often head home with a souvenir to remember their trip.  If you are ready for an edible treat, …

a plate of breakfast food of butternut squash crostada, ham, pear and lettuce

Recipe: Butternut Squash Crostada 

October 25, 2022

Fall is the most spectacular time to visit Asheville with the vibrant leaf-changing season.  At Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast, we like to feature seasonal local produce at breakfast.  This new dish, Butternut Squash Crostada, hits all the right notes. Local Produce from Tailgate Markets Produce from local farms is available at one of Asheville’s many …

scenes from a restaurant including bottle of wine, ricotta, cheese and a pizza

Where to Eat 7 Days a Week in Asheville 

September 28, 2022

You may be traveling to Asheville on any day of the week.  In fact, weekdays are advantageous with better availability and rates.  Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast is open seven days a week but some restaurants are not.  We’ve put together a list of some local favorites you can try no matter the day of the …

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Another Blue Ridge Parkway Hike! 

August 25, 2022

One of the natural wonders of Western North Carolina is the iconic Blue Ridge Parkway.  Pinecrest, our Asheville bed & breakfast, is conveniently located for a day trip north to Mount Mitchell. This peak is the tallest mountain east of the Mississippi River.  Equally impressive is a drive south to Sam Knob with panoramic views.  …

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If, Then for Asheville Restaurants 

July 27, 2022

Asheville has a thriving food scene and travelers to the city will want to get a taste of it.  Guests at Pinecrest start their day with a hearty abundant breakfast that is fresh, hot, and homemade.  However, dinner in our Foodtopia can take some navigating.  We have suggestions to make the most of your time …

See Three Waterfalls in One Hike! 

June 22, 2022

There are plenty of bucket list items for travelers to Asheville.   Tour the Biltmore Estate or take a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  Looking for a hike then head south to Transylvania Count, the Land of Waterfalls.  With over 250 waterfalls, many within a few miles of each other so grab your hiking boots …