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Loop Trail with Breathtaking Views 

May 14, 2021

No trip to Asheville is complete without exploring the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  With more than 25 hikes and waterfalls within one hour’s drive, Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast is an ideal location. While in Western North Carolina, see 360-degree views from Bearwallow Mountain! Tips & Directions A favorite hike is the 2.1-mile loop …

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DIY Yogurt with Your Instantpot 

April 18, 2021

When you stay at a bed and breakfast, the food should be special.  To that end, at Pinecrest, we serve housemade yogurt.  Firstly start with an Instant Pot and whole milk.  Then you can control the sugars and flavors to suit your taste.  While the process takes all day, most of the time is hands-off. …

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Mother-Daughter Therapy! 

April 16, 2021

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and mom deserves to be pampered with a getaway to Asheville.  We’ve crafted a perfect weekend for you and mom at Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast. When you start your day with our fresh hot breakfast, you can shop until you drop! Retail Therapy Spend the day in downtown …

Best Outdoor Dining in Asheville 

March 17, 2021

Asheville is known as Foodtopia, home to a community of culinary collaborators crafting an experience to nurture your soul. In shaking off our winter layers, now is the time to celebrate spring with a meal al fresco.  In a town full of restaurant choices, here are some favorites we return to time and again. Why …

Asheville’s Distilleries and the Women Who Run Them 

March 13, 2021

March is designated Women’s History Month with International Woman’s Day on March 8.  We celebrate and highlight the achievements of women.  In Asheville, two local distilleries have women entrepreneurs at the helm.  Read their stories here then plan your visit to Asheville First Distillery in NC Since Prohibition Troy Ball is a force of nature …

Spring Brings New Faces 

March 27, 2016

There are new faces at Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast and one of them is named Ginger, guardian of the backyard and all around lovable dog.  She arrived with her owners, Dan & Diane Rogers, when they purchased the inn in February.  All are adjusting nicely to their new surroundings, especially Ginger as she explores the …