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Visit the Biltmore Estate and Learn How to Create Your Own Biltmore Christmas at Home

Before div­ing into your hol­i­day dec­o­rat­ing this year, con­sider immers­ing your­self in the enchant­ing world of Christmas at Biltmore to glean ideas for a Vanderbilt-inspired hol­i­day dis­play of your own. Biltmore House and the sur­round­ing 8,000 acres of the estate is cel­e­brat­ing its annual Christmas at Biltmore, now through Jan. 3, 2010.

Not-So-Silent Nights in Asheville

Asheville is known for mild win­ters, snow-capped moun­tains and a cozy down­town full of hol­i­day tra­di­tion, but this year the sea­son will siz­zle with spec­ta­cle, sav­ings and chances to splurge. Below are some of the season’s best hol­i­day events and travel deals for 2009

Top 10 Holiday Outings in Asheville, North Carolina for 2009

The hol­i­day sea­son this year in Asheville, North Carolina will be espe­cially busy with plenty to see and do. Here are the Top 10 Asheville Holiday Outings accord­ing to www.RomanticAsheville.com, an online travel guide to this Blue Ridge Mountains area.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Celebrates 75 Years Ablaze in Autumn Color

Longtime natives of the Asheville area in the Blue Ridge Mountains, known for its extended fall foliage sea­son, will tell you that the best color dis­plays come later — toward the end of October. Celebrating the 75th anniver­saries of Smoky Mountains National Park in 2009 and Blue Ridge Parkway in 2010, moun­tain fam­i­lies like Steve Woody’s were moved from their home­steads in the 1930s for the cre­ation of the park and are proud of the nat­ural legacy they have left to us all.