Area: 40.9 square miles
located at the intersections of Interstate I-26, Interstate I-40 and
Interstate I-240. Asheville is 130 Miles west of Charlotte
and 115 miles east of Knoxville, Tennessee.
Eastern Standard Time
Year's Day Jan. 1
Luther King, Jr., Day 3rd Mon. in Jan.
Day 3rd Mon. in Feb.
Day last Mon. in May
Day July 4
Day 1st Mon. in Sept.
Day 4th Thurs. in Nov.
Eve and Christmas Day Dec. 24 and 25
Year's Eve Dec. 31
certified for carrier operations nearest to Asheville:
Regional (about 11 miles; Asheville, NC; ID: AVL)
public-use airports nearest to Asheville:
(about 14 miles; Candler, NC; ID: N39)
(about 22 miles; Hendersonville, NC; ID: 0A7)
County (about 23 miles; Brevard, NC; ID: 22W)
Library System: 67 Haywood Street. Almost 500,000 books with over
27,000 audio materials, 9,500 videos as well as a host of
the nation's most scenic highway, the 470-mile Blue Ridge Parkway
winds through the Blue Ridge Mountains, through Asheville and into the
entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Numerous
overlooks, roadside exhibits and hiking trails make a trip along the
Parkway a delight year-round. The Parkway intersects Asheville at US
25, US 70, US 74 & NC 191.
Asheville Transit System
National: Greyhound bus lines
Southeast Getaway is our premier online publication featuring
popular travel destinations in the Southeast. This guide is a planning tool
for the Southern traveler, tourist, or golfer.
The Web is growing at a tremendous rate each and every day. Southeast
Getaway takes advantage of this growth by focusing on the Web viewer
planning a vacation.