South Slope, Asheville :: Brewery District in North Carolina

    South Slope aka the Brewery District For those of you who have visited Asheville and seen it all, there is a new neighborhood on the rise. South Slope, boarding downtown to the south, is experiencing a revival with new breweries, dessert spots and other attractions. We invite you to stay at the 1889 WhiteGate […]

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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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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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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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Our Asheville NC Inn’s Top 5 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat!

Asheville NC has been in a heat wave this last week, like so much of the rest of the country. Historically, we rarely get above 90° but records have been broken several times as we hit the upper 90s. Luckily it still has cooled off every night into the 60s. Normally our Asheville NC inn […]

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“Outdoor Adventures near our Asheville, NC Bed and Breakfast”

Now that summer is almost here and the weather is getting warmer, we see many guests escaping to the outdoors. Whether you prefer your outdoor adventures more serene, such as rafting down the French Broad River, or more adventurous such as zip line tours, you will find a perfect starting point at our Asheville, NC […]

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“Asheville is Truly Beer City”

As stated by one of Asheville’s reporters, “It’s as if Asheville landed two major league baseball teams in the season, as if the Yankees and the  Braves both relocated here.” Even though this statement may seen exaggerated, it is truly a major deal for Asheville. Sierra Nevada Brewing and New Belgium Brewing, the No.2  and No.3 American […]

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“North Carolina Arboretum In Asheville”

The North Carolina Arboretum is one of our favorite destinations to recommend to our guests. A number of Asheville Bed and Breakfast guests have visited recently and enjoyed the beautiful early spring blooms. Due to the warm weather, particularly in March, the Asheville area is at least 3-4 weeks ahead in spring bloom. What we […]

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“1889 WhiteGate Inn Welcomes Arts & Crafts Heritage Week in Asheville”

For the first time Asheville is celebrating its Arts and Crafts heritage with a week-long series of events leading up to the 25th annual Arts And Crafts antique and crafts firms show at the Grove Park Inn. Our local downtown library, Pack Memorial, is a short walk from our Asheville bed and breakfast and features a special […]

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“Bucket List Asheville for 2012″

The Asheville Chamber of Commerce has just published an interesting Bucket List for Asheville that has some interesting suggestions. We thought we would pass along this information to former and future guests at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast. Someone at the Chamber does have an interesting sense of humor, as they emphasize that you need […]

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