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Highlights Asheville

  • The Downtown Art District
  • The Biltmore Estate
  • Events like the LEAF music festival
  • Driving the Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Stunning scenery in the Great Smoky Mountains

Best Vacation Rentals in Asheville

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West Asheville, Asheville
Vacation Rental • 2390 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
5.0
(20 reviews)
The Thomas Jarrett House circa 1894 has been meticulously restored with all original hardwood floors, woodwork and windows. The Home is listed on the National Historic Register. This 4 bedroom 3 full bath dream home features a professional style gas range, 2 ovens, stainless appliances, an espresso and cappuccino maker and more. it is truly a chefs kitchen. This 2 story home has wonderful outdoor living areas; 2 downstairs covered porches, a beautiful brick patio and 1 upper veranda. This home has 6 fireplaces, 10 foot ceilings on main level 9 foot on 2nd, claw foot tubs, flatscreens, wifi ...
from $418 / night
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Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville
Vacation Rental • 495 ft² • 1 Bedroom
5.0
(20 reviews)
Permitted Homestay: Artist owned and designed, two story cottage sanctuary. One bedroom, w/ bathroom and a kitchen. In a quiet neighborhood, cottage is within walking distance of Haywood Road's Owl Bakery, The Admiral, Asian and pizza restaurants, a five minute walk to Carrier Park that runs along the French Broad River and two miles from downtown. River Arts district is a 5 minute drive or 20 minute walk. Cottage captures elements of Mediterranean and France. One of a kind and built 4 years ago, this space is a true retreat while visiting Asheville.Kitchen has coffee maker, french press, c...
from $164 / night
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Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville
Vacation Rental • 5 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
4.3
(20 reviews)
Views of downtown Asheville and a peek at Mt Pisgah are yours from this renovated apartment above Alpha Real Estate just one block north of downtown! Enjoy your stay with chic urban feel and walk to all the festivities. This spacious two bedroom unit will spoil you with every attention paid to detail. The restoration was done by a master craftsman. The decor is fashion forward with a fun flair. The blend of the old and new will delight you. Relaxing, romantic master bedroom has a king bed. The living room is pure modern with a Smart TV and cable. Covered back deck with private entrance. Thi...
from $202 / night

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Vacation rental prices Asheville

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Vacation Rentals in Asheville

Stay in a Rental Home in Central Asheville

If you need to be close to Asheville's galleries, markets, craft ale breweries, and entertainment venues, there's no shortage of accommodation options in the city itself. Visitors can stay in modern furnished apartments with spacious living areas, security, and all of the bedrooms you could need. And there are town houses as well, including homes close to attractions like the Biltmore Estate.

Find A Vacation Rental in the Nearby Countryside

The other option is to check out Asheville's out of town accommodation. For example, you could find a cabin near the arboretum, or venture further into the Great Smoky Mountains. But there are suburbs and villages like Bent Lake or Enka too. Wherever you look, most of the time you'll find homes with numerous bedrooms, barbecues, huge yards, and space to park as many vehicles as your party needs.

Holiday in Asheville, NC

Orientation

One of the Most Vibrant Small Cities in the USA

Asheville, North Carolina is a magical place. Famous for its bohemian arts scene and relaxed vibe, it's a lively college town with all sorts of cultural events and attractions. But it's also a superb destination for nature and recreation fans, being so close to the stunning Great Smoky Mountains.

Urban Culture on Nature's Doorstep

This proximity to the wilderness is what makes Asheville such an incredible place to visit. You'll find the city in western North Carolina, not far from Knoxville and Charlotte, but it seems a world away from both places. It's not huge, with around 90,000 inhabitants, but it has a remarkable amount going on.

The Best Way to Reach Asheville

TThe city is on I-40, while I-81 passes very close by. Asheville Regional Airport is served by airlines like Delta and American Airlines, while Amtrak stops at Raleigh and Charlotte, both of which are a manageable drive or bus journey away.

Activities in Asheville

A Fantastic Destination for Culture Fans

If one word sums Asheville up, it's “creativity.” The city is a hive of artistic activity, with theaters and music venues, craft markets, dance studios, and galleries on every corner.

A Fine Destination for Nature Lovers

The Asheville area has some gems for nature fans, such as the beautiful arboretum or the grounds of the Biltmore Estate. More importantly, the city is a convenient jumping off point to explore the Great Smoky Mountains.

Great Fun for History Enthusiasts

History is everywhere in Asheville, which was founded way back in 1794. Anyone with a passion for the past will adore highlights like the magnificent Biltmore Estate, and the homes of writers Thomas Wolfe and Carl Sandburg.

Along with being an artistic hub, Asheville also has the nickname “Beer City USA” thanks to its huge range of craft breweries and bars.

Top 5 Things to Do in Asheville

1. Tour the Biltmore Estate

With 250 rooms and 8,000 acres of gardens, the Biltmore Estate is one of America's most luxurious and beautiful manor houses. Don't miss the on-site winery and the quaint attractions of Antler Hill Village.

2. Drive the Blue Ridge Parkway

Few places beat Asheville for mountain driving. The Great Smokies are right next door, but the Blue Ridge Parkway is arguably the most scenic route of all, and it flows for hundreds of miles northeast from Asheville.

3. North Carolina Arboretum

If you want to enjoy some hiking but aren't equipped to explore the mountains, the NC Arboretum is a spectacular alternative. This 434 acre park to the south of Asheville showcases local tree species and flowers, and is a gorgeous place to be.

4. Take a Zipline Canopy Tour

Adventure tours like Navitat are based in central Asheville, and offer a unique way to experience the nearby forests – via ziplines suspended high above the floor. It's a great mix of sheer excitement and scenic beauty.

5. Visit the Asheville Museum of Art

Located in Pack Place in Downtown Asheville, the Museum of Art hosts a dazzling collection of 20th century American masterpieces, with more than 3,500 pieces in total.

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Be There in Summer for a Packed Cultural Schedule

Summer is definitely the hub of the Asheville calendar, and events take place pretty much every week from June's Beer City Festival through to September's Mountain Heritage Day. However, there are some amazing fall events as well, such as the LEAF music festival, so don't assume that the city shuts down as the temperature drops.

Think About Renting a Car During Your Stay

If you don't intend to drive to Asheville, renting a vehicle is a good idea. That way, you can make the most of the scenic parkways, and you can choose properties located further away from Downtown. It's also an excellent cycling city, thanks to its environmentalist community, so that's something else to consider.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Asheville

How much do the vacation rentals in Asheville cost on average?

Last year, rentals in Asheville had an annual average price of around $384 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Asheville?

]If you would like to get the most out of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Asheville are February ($277 the average per night for accommodation), March ($310), and June ($345).

When does the price of vacation rentals in Asheville go up the most?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Asheville, the months when you will pay the most are, in order of highest to lowest, October, November and December, with average prices per night of $460, $456, and $456, respectively.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Asheville?

If you decide to put Asheville on your bucket list, we suggest organizing your visit ahead of time because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 92% of rentals booked the previous year.

What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

The best months to find free accommodation in Asheville are August (the average amount of properties that are free reached 24% of the total last year), January (14%), and February (12%).

Are there many vacation rentals in Asheville?

Holidu offers around 540 properties in Asheville from 4 different partners, so find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. You can count on us!

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