Christmas lights and lamp post

Celebrate Christmas at the Biltmore Estate!

A holiday visit to experience Christmas at the Biltmore Estate should be on the top of your list this December! During this special time of year, the Biltmore Estate is tastefully covered in holiday décor featuring wreaths, garlands, and more than 55 Christmas trees shimmering with lights and thousands of ornaments. Surround yourself in the spirit of … Read More

Autumn trees in Asheville NC

The Holiday Season in Asheville, NC

Evenings are growing longer and colder and the holiday season is just around the corner. Asheville is the perfect destination for seasonal festivities. Enjoy outdoor spaces while the weather is mild. View spectacular light shows at three near-by attractions. Plenty of shopping opportunities exist, with handmade crafts and creative vendors a short walk away. Come … Read More

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, … Read More

“Garden Tours at our Bed and Breakfast in Asheville”

Garden tour season will be in full swing starting Monday, May 7. The gardens at our bed and breakfast in Asheville have been featured on a number of tours over the past decade, so we are used to hosting these groups. The Southeastern branch of the Azalea and Rhododendron Society is having their annual conference in Asheville … Read More

“Spring, Asheville Orchid Show and More”

This has been the warmest winter we can remember in the thirteen years we have owned the 1889 WhiteGate Inn. Frank and Ralph have no complaints, as it has created a very busy winter season at our bed and breakfast in Asheville. We remember very well last February when it snowed three weekends in a … Read More

“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 … Read More

“Autumnal Fun”

Festival Season is in full swing in the Asheville area as the temperature starts to drop and the days are filled with that “Carolina Blue” sky. The last few weeks have seen Goombay, a celebration of African and Caribbean culture, and the Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Festival (LAAFF), held over Labor Day weekend. LAAFF … Read More