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A Walkable Winter Retreat 

December 22, 2021

Park your car and disconnect this winter at Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast. Above all, heal your body, soul, and the planet with a quiet getaway of curated experiences.  All of these activities are within walking distance from our historic B&B! All the Comforts of Home Check into our B&B and check out from the daily …

The Trail Less Traveled at Carl Sandburg Home 

October 26, 2021

Asheville is uniquely located near mountains, waterfalls, and forests with trails to see them all.  We love the Blue Ridge Parkway but so does everyone else.  Get off the beaten path with a trip to Flat Rock, just 30 miles south of Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast. Carl Sandburg Home This National Historic Site is the …

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A Hike for Climbers 

June 17, 2021

A visit to Asheville may include a stay at our bed & breakfast, Pinecrest.  But make sure to carve out time to see the spectacular wonder of the Appalachian Mountains.  As much as we enjoy driving the Blue Ridge Parkway, some of the best views are off the beaten path. Where to Hike Several recommended …

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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 …

Pinecrest B&B goes Ziplining in Asheville! 

June 25, 2017

Looking for some outdoor adventure fun when visiting Asheville?  We can recommend French Broad Adventures after our recent afternoon on their zip line course.  They are located a short drive north of Asheville in peaceful Madison County. The ten-line zipline canopy tour takes you through a forest of native trees and plants, and offers picturesque mountain views. Tours …

Why You Should Drive to Mount Mitchell 

January 30, 2019

Asheville and the surrounding area abounds with outdoor activities in our Blue Ridge Mountains.  Nothing can quite compare with the views from Mount Mitchell, the tallest peak east of the Mississippi at 6,684 feet! Wake up to our delightful 2-course breakfast then hit the road.  Here is all you need to know about a day trip to …