April Showers bring lots of May Events!

April – Summer begins in the Mountains

You know it’s summer when The Biltmore House announces Biltmore Blooms begins April 1st.  This annual event is a flowering splendor that runs until May 23rd.  It begins with tulips and then changes over to poppies, snapdragons and pansies in May.  To see the entire schedule of what is expected to bloom when, click here.

Tulips at Biltmore Estate
Tulips and Tulips
NC Arboretum Orchid Festival
NC Arboretum Orchid Festival













Then on April 6th the NC Arboretum hosts the Orchid Festival (click here for details).

But this is just the beginning.  May brings more flowers and more exciting events for visitors and residents to enjoy Asheville, NC.

May 2019 Calendar

  • May 3 – Highland Brewing celebrates 25 years. Lots of events around this benchmark celebration.
  • May 4th – The Farm at Mills River Event, “Derby Days with Horse Shoes and Great Views” (click here for details).
  • May 5th – Cinco de Mayo
  • May 5th – Biltmore 5k
  • May 9 – 11th – LEAF Festival, Black Mountain, NC.  If you don’t know what this is, then you need to find out and quick because tickets always sell out!
  • May 11th – COMMENCEMENT! Congratulations to UNC Asheville and Warren Wilson graduates!
  • May 12th – Mother’s Day
  • May 27th – Memorial Day

With all of these activities, vacation rental reservations will increase (we’re already seeing that happen).  So, don’t delay and get your schedule together and book one of our fabulous homes.

Group Lodging

If you’re planning on visiting as a group, we have an exclusive village of clustered short term vacation rentals.  Homes are within walking distance to each other, allowing for the convenience of your group to stay together but not “together.” Each family or couple can have their own living and sleeping space, kitchen and baths and yet visit with other members of the group.

The village of vacation rentals is known as “Cedar Cliff Village” .

Ridgeview Farmhouse

Magnolia Mountain Home





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