Explore Asheville
Explore Asheville

Asheville, North Carolina is a beautifully eclectic city nestled in the Smoky Mountains. It boasts a thriving arts community, a vibrant downtown, historic and architectural attractions and, of course, diverse and exciting outdoor adventure. Take in the beauty of the changing leaves as summer turns to fall with a scenic drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Savor innovative cuisine and unique flavors in a multitude of locally owned restaurants. Asheville is a destination of relaxation, inspiration, and beauty to be explored.

All retreat sessions and lodging are in the Renaissance Hotel, located in downtown Asheville and within walking distance of shops, restaurants, theaters, and galleries. The hotel is also accessible from Interstate 40 and the Asheville regional airport.


From the Airport (south)

Driving Directions: Turn left leaving the Airport, onto New Airport Rd/NC-280 (North). Enter onto I-26 West/Asheville. Merge onto I-240 East toward I-26 West/Asheville. Take Exit 5A (Merrimon Avenue). Turn left onto US-25/Broadway St. Turn Left onto Woodfin Street. 31 Woodfin St. is on the Right.

Transportation from Airport:
  • Asheville Airport Express - 828-215-1371 or email info@ashevilleairportexpress.com
              (include your name, date of arrival, airline, and flight number)
  • Taxis:
  • A Red Cab & New Bluebird Taxi - 828-232-1112 ($40)
  • Yellow Cab Company 828-253-3311 ($40)
  • From the East

    Take I-40 West toward Asheville. At Exit 53B, take ramp right for I-240 West toward Asheville. At Exit 5B, take ramp right for US-70 East / Charlotte St. toward Downtown. Turn left onto Charlotte St., then immediately turn right onto College St. turn right onto Oak St. and Oak St. becomes Woodfin St. 31 Woodfin St. is on the left.

    From the West

    Take I-40 East toward Asheville. Merge left onto I-240 East via Exit 46B toward I-26 West Asheville. Take Exit 5A - Merimon Ave./US-25. Turn Left onto Woodfin St. 31 Woodfin Street is on the Right.

    From the North

    Take I-26 East, which becomes US-19/US-23 South. Merge left onto I-240 East/US-70 East toward Expressway.  Take Exit 5A - Merrimon Avenue. Turn left onto US-25/Broadway St. Turn Left onto Woodfin Street. 31 Woodfin St. is on the Right.


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