Its 55 minutes past my midnight bedtime and I’m contemplating who I can recruit to come on a last-minute adventure to Asheville. I have already figured out :
HOW (drive 3.5 hours north of ATL)
WHEN (3 day weekend, duh MLK)
HOW MUCH (hotel: $50-$70, food: $20, gas $20, Biltmore pass $40)
WHY ( The Biltmore estate is the largest private residence in the US, and it is pretty cool to visit even if you’re not a history lover like me. The Vanderbilts were ridiculously rich and lavish that their crib still wows people today. For instance, they had a heated swimming pool WITH underwater lighting at a time where no one for miles around them even had hot water. Their home has a private gym, a bowling alley, you get the picture. I was there a few months ago for the Christmas tour and it was really beautiful, all decorated.)
For the month of January, annual passes for the Biltmore are only $40 with amazing perks. A typical one day admission is $33 for adults, and if I can make it up there before the end of the month, I can pick up 2 free guest tickets and go on buyone-getone free tours.
This is too good to be true. I hafta call ’em in the morning and see if its amazing of a deal as I hope it is.
Anyone up for an impromptu roadtrip?