Asheville Travel Guide
– House of Nomad
We typically opt for a local stay or Airbnb in West Asheville or near the South Slope area.
Proper Bed and Breakfast: Applewood Manor in Montford
EAT & DRINK
This could very be one of our largest lists to date but with a food scene like this, there is A LOT to try!
Nine Mile: the best Jerk outside of Jamaica
Curate: it’s worth the hype!JargonTrying to please a crowd? Try S & W Market, Asheville’s local food hall.Shanghai Dumpling House PIE.ZAA for the largest pie in town
Mountain Madre: great Mexican food, and try the margarita flight! Chai Pani: incredible Indian foodFor our veggie and vegan friends, Rosettas Kitchen is a must.
The Bull and Beggar: incredible cocktails and steak fritesRhubarb The Admiral
For the early riser, Sunny Point Cafe
Asheville Proper Hole Doughnuts
Taco BillyFarewell CafeBhramari Brewing Company
Ben’s Tune Up: stay awhile by the firepits!
The Whale: craft beer and natural wines surrounded by a serious #plantgame
Wedge Brewery: great beers in the River Arts District. Expect a fun crowd, outdoor seating and food trucks.Beers with a view at New Belgium on the French broad River “Beered out?” Try out Leo’s House of Thirst (wine bar) and Pleb Urban Winery
Thirsty Monk: Asheville institution
East Fork Pottery: incredible pottery, flatware and gifts! Some of the best mugs out there.
Atomic Furnishings: vintage finds at its best
The Screen Door: 25,000 sq. ft of antiques and unique finds
Harvest Records: est. in 2004 this is a staple in West Asheville and an incredible place to find that record you have been looking for (or didn’t know you needed!)
Stock up on Natural wines at Crocodile Wine
Sweat it out and then take a plunge at Sauna House
Catch at live show at the Grey Eagle or Orange Peel
Browse Malaprop’s Bookstore
Support local artists and enjoy the food/drink scene in the River Arts District.
If you find yourself there in the summer rent a tube and do an afternoon float trip down the Green River.
Stock up on records at Citizen Vinyl
Dinner and a Movie at Asheville Brewing Co.
Antique shopping at Antiques at Riverview Station
Take a hike!