YAPC::NA 2011 • Asheville, NC

* The resort has a pool, bring proper attire
* Disc Golf, 4 courses within 20 miles
** Crookston
** Enka High School
** Black Mountain
** Richmond Hill
** Blue Ridge Parkway drive. Maybe after talks on Tuesday we can caravan down for an hour or two. I will have a rental car. Uri Guttman (‎uri‎)

Things to do in AVL:

  • Biltmore Estate - chalet (mansion), gardens\grounds (designed by Frederick Law Olmstead), winery (wine tasting), farm & village (animals, artisans, dining)
  • Biltmore Village - shopping, dining, near enterance to Biltmore Estate
    • Corner Kitchen - It's good!
  • Grove Park Inn - sunset cocktails, exquisite NC artisan furniture & crafts, spa!
  • Grove Park Arcade - downtown, shopping, dining
  • NC Arboretum - interesting grounds, hiking, good bonsai exhibit
  • Tops For Shoes - downtown, best shoe store ever!
  • The Orange Peel Social Aid and Pleasure Club - music venue, http://theorangepeel.net/
  • And on good authority, the gem of the summer season, Heather Maloy's ballet performed by Terpsicore... Vampyer http://bit.ly/l5anaO
  • Stroll around the downtown evening scene. Drum circle on Friday night.

... and much much more.

Restaurants (noteworthy from personal experience):

...and many many more.

Around AVL:

  • Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Cherokee - casino and Indian reservation (60 mi west)
  • Great Smoky Mnt National Park (60 mi west)
  • Black Mountain, NC (20 mi east)
  • Waynesville, NC (40 mi west)
  • Brevard, NC (20 mi south)
  • Mars Hill\Marshall\Hot Springs, NC (20 mi north)

Rick Bolen

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