Agents Answer: What’s the Best Performance Venue in WNC?

There’s always something exciting to see in Western North Carolina! In the many arts-focused communities around the region, an active lifestyle includes plenty of opportunities for live performances. From street buskers to independent plays to the biggest names in entertainment, it’s easy to fill your calendar with things to do and shows to see. But […]

Agents Answer: Where are the Best Local Parks in WNC?

Throughout Western North Carolina, our communities and neighborhoods are interconnected—not just by our mountains and rivers, but also by our many local public parks and greenspaces. In fact, in Asheville alone, the city’s Parks and Recreation department maintains seven community and 38 neighborhood parks. And while all parks have common elements, many are as unique […]

Agents Answer: Where are the Best Fishing Spots in WNC?

Some people say that fishing is a cure-all for the soul. It offers a direct connection to nature for many. It offers peace and solitude to some. And it offers an opportunity for camaraderie and companionship for others. Whatever your motivation to get out on the lake or into the streams and rivers, Western North […]

Agents Answer: Where are Your Favorite Yoga Spots or Programs in WNC?

Several years ago, Yoga Journal magazine included Asheville on its list of “10 Fantastically Yoga-Friendly Towns”. We think that designation should extend across Western North Carolina. Towns around the region take advantage of the area’s natural beauty and community spirit to tap into a mindfulness unparalleled in other American regions. WNC embraces yoga practices of […]

Agents Answer: Where is the Best Place to See Local Art in WNC?

Western North Carolina has a long and rich history of fine visual arts and traditional crafts. From traditional Cherokee rivercane baskets, made for thousands of years, to innovative multimedia art from the area’s newest residents, there is an overwhelming amount of art to experience.  If you’re not sure where to start your journey of discovery, […]

Agents Answer: Where are the Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants in WNC?

To mix idioms, a dog may be man’s best friend, but it takes a village to keep him well fed. For many homes, fur babies are more than pets—they’re part of the family! And from scenic mountain hikes to a casual pint in town, it’s great to take them out with you to enjoy all […]

Agents Answer: Where are the Best Places to Buy Locally Made Holiday Gifts?

Holiday shopping in Western North Carolina is at once the best experience and the worst. On the one hand, we have everything you could possibly want right here! From local produce and world-class cuisine to handmade art and amenities, the perfect holiday gift is literally right around the corner. But how can you possibly choose […]

Agents Answer: What’s the Best Bakery for Pies and Other Holiday Treats

This week, bakers around the country are warming up their ovens for sweet Thanksgiving celebrations. One of our favorite ways to celebrate the season of thanks is by sharing a pie with our favorite friends, clients, and colleagues.  If that idea sounds appetizing to you, we welcome you to keep it local and support small […]