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 … Read More

“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 … Read More

“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 … Read More

Chocolate Asheville, and the 1889 WhiteGate Inn

The subject of Chocolate is always a popular one in Asheville, and at the 1889 WhiteGate Inn, the sweet life is taken seriously. Guests may experience our signature Flour-less Chocolate Torte with a Warm Raspberry Coulis as part of their three-course breakfast at our Asheville B&B. Yes, chocolate can be experienced at breakfast – and … Read More

“Asheville Winter Romantic Outings”

Even though it has not felt like winter yet in Asheville, we know that it can not be far behind. Our Asheville Bed and Breakfast has been very busy this December and some of the activity can be attributed to the beautiful warm weather. Guests were able to stroll around downtown in their shirtsleeves into the third … Read More

“Asheville Named Top Ten Best Food & Wine Destination”

The popular travel website TripAdvisor named Asheville one of its Top 10 Food and Wine Destinations, putting it in the same company as cities including New York, San Francisco, and Chicago. It’s no surprise that New Orleans is at the top of the list. We have seen the restaurant scene in Asheville explode in the … Read More

“Hauntings at the 1889 WhiteGate Inn”

With Halloween now behind us for another year, we are reminded to think about those spirits that surround us at the 1889 WhiteGate Inn. Last week at breakfast, a couple staying with us mentioned that they had taken one of our Asheville Ghost Tours and were surprised when the bus stopped at the WhiteGate Inn … Read More

“Why Asheville is a Vacation Destination”

The 1889 WhiteGate Inn was pleased to have recently hosted a couple that made the most of their four days in our beautiful area. We were amazed at everything they managed to do during their stay and we were delighted to help with recommendations and directions. They checked-in and joined the rest of the guests … Read More