Summer Hiking

Summer is (almost) here! While it may not be June 21st, summer weather has arrived in Asheville. The forecast is calling for high 70/low 80 degree weather, which means it is the perfect time to get out on the BlueRidge Parkway and hit the trails.The Blueridge Parkway serves as a rolling countryside museum of the […]

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“Heading West”

At the 1889 WhiteGate Inn, many of our guests are repeat visitors of Asheville and are always looking to explore outside of the downtown area to find a great restaurant. More often than not, we send guests to West Asheville. Coincidentally, the New York Times did an online feature on West Asheville. Below are four […]

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Winter Hiking in Asheville

Visiting our Asheville bed and breakfast during the winter months doesn’t necessarily mean you’re forced to stay indoors. Downtown and the surrounding area offer plenty of outdoor adventures that will cure your cabin fever.   Recently, we sent a couple of guests to explore the area that was made famous by the Hunger Games. Located […]

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Autumn Poems

Release one leaf at break of day;    At noon release another leaf;            One from our trees, one far away;  Retard the sun with gentle mist;      Enchant the land with amethyst.     -Robert Frost (from the poem October)     Robert Frost is one of our favorite poets at the 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage, the premiere […]

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Bellamy Young of ABC’s hit TV show Scandal.

(photos taken at Biltmore Estate) Asheville, North Carolina is home to many celebrities including Bellamy Young of ABC’s hit TV show Scandal. Ms. Young was featured in the latest issue of Southern Living Magazine, where she dished about her favorite restaurants; all of which are centrally located to the 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage:   […]

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Top 3 Asheville Restaurants – A Foodtopian Society

Asheville is home to over 250 local restaurants, bakeries, and cafes. A majority of these locations are within walking distance to the 1889 WhiteGate Inn. It may be overwhelming to try and choose which ones to visit while you are staying with us. Be sure to reference our Best of’ Asheville tab from our home […]

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Asheville Trolley Tours :: Leave Your Car Behind

Here at the 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage, we always advise our guests to walk downtown from our historic bed and breakfast. Parking downtown is usually limited, and our inn is located 2½ blocks north of downtown. Downtown Asheville has plenty of art studios, shops, and locally owned restaurants that are walkable from our bed […]

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Beautiful Western North Carolina – Hooker Falls, NC

By Frank Salvo. The Beauty of Western North Carolina never ceases to amaze me.  The first week of February and the sky is blue with 60 degree Temperatures.  We took Ida Claire and Stryker Roch for a hike in Dupont Forest.  The incredible hiking that is abundant in Western North Carolina makes the area one […]

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“What We Learn in Vegas DOESN’T Stay in Vegas”

Professional Association of Innkeepers International 2013 Las Vegas Tradeshow This year our National Conference was held in Las Vegas at the Historic Tropicana Hotel and Casino. Continuing education is like an iPad that has just been plugged into the wall socket.  The iPad has been working just fine, but you notice in the corner of […]

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Fall Leaves Predictions from your Bed and Breakfast in Asheville NC

It’s hard to believe that summer is almost gone and Labor Day is this weekend. August is always the time that the “experts” predict what type of fall leaves and the type of fall season we can expect at our bed and breakfast in Asheville NC. August in Asheville has been unusually cool at times, […]

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1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage
173 E. Chestnut Street
Asheville, North Carolina (NC) 28801
innkeeper@whitegate.net
www.whitegate.net

Toll Free: 1-800-485-3045
Phone: 1-828-253-2553
Fax: 1-828-281-1883