Tag: Welcome Magazine

Coming Down the Mountain: Skiing in WNC

It’s a feeling that Chris Bates just can’t shake. “Being outside, in the winter, on the mountain—there’s nothing like it,” he said. “There’s a sense of exhilaration when you’re on a pair of skis. It’s a rush I’ve never gotten enough of.” Sitting inside the main lodge at Cataloochee Ski Area high above Maggie Valley,… Read more »

Find Asheville’s Hidden Gems at Roberto Coin

Strolling the beautiful stretch of architecture that is the Grove Arcade in downtown Asheville, what also catches your eye is the array of fine dining and one-of-a-kind shops that immediately fills you with surprise and curiosity. And as you wander down Page Avenue, you stop in your tracks. In a nearby storefront, a display case… Read more »

WNC Craft Brewing is Growing by Hops and Bounds

With more than 35 independent establishments in Asheville and surrounding towns, the craft beer industry is booming in these parts. Voted “Beer City USA” in 2010 and 2011, Asheville has become the epicenter for a beverage movement unseen in not only the industry, but also the nation as a whole. In 2014, craft beer pioneer… Read more »