Asheville, NC

People flock to Asheville for its irresistible blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and vibrant creativity. Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville captivates visitors with its stunning landscapes, including the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway and nearby Pisgah National Forest. Beyond its natural allure, the city thrives as a haven for art, music, and food enthusiasts. Asheville's thriving arts scene features numerous galleries, live music venues, and street performances that draw in creative souls from around the world. The city is also celebrated for its eclectic culinary scene, boasting a diverse array of farm-to-table restaurants, craft breweries, and artisanal food producers. Asheville is an authentic destination where visitors can indulge their senses while experiencing a genuine and welcoming mountain community.

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Fly into AVL (Asheville Regional). With 26 non-stop destinations and connections to all the major hubs, getting here is a breeze. 

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If you’re looking for things to do in Asheville, then consider this list your primer to the many activities available in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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Where to Stay

PARTNER HOTELS

Stay in our reserved room blocks at one our partner hotels to receive a discounted rate. Additionally, some properties have shuttle service to and from the event. These will sell out so book your rooms soon!

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DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville – Biltmore

🚌 Convenient Race Day Shuttle pick up and Drop Off location!
Book by March 2nd, 2025 to receive the Asheville Marathon & Half preferred rate.

LOCATION
115 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803

BOOKING
Phone: 828-274-1800
Reservation Link: CLICK HERE

AMENITIES

  • Heated indoor saline pool and whirlpool with retractable ceiling / Modern fitness center
  • T.G.I. Friday’s restaurant and lounge on-site
  • Pet Friendly
  • High-speed wireless internet / Dry cleaning and laundry services / In-Room Coffee Makers
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Hampton Inn & Suites Asheville Biltmore Village

🚌 Convenient Race Day Shuttle pick up and Drop Off location!
Book by March 2nd, 2025 to receive the Asheville Marathon & Half preferred rate.

LOCATION
117 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803

BOOKING
Phone: 828-277-1800
Reservation Link: CLICK HERE

AMENITIES

  • Convenient Race Day Shuttle pick-up and Drop Off location.
  • Heated indoor pool and whirlpool with/ Modern fitness center
  • Free Breakfast
  • High-speed wireless internet / Dry cleaning and laundry services / In-Room Coffee Makers
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Wrong Way River Lodge & Cabins

LOCATION
191 Amboy Rd, Asheville, NC 28806

BOOKING
Phone: 828-585-7747
Reservation Link: CLICK HERE. Use code AVLMARATHON to receive a 10% discount when booking your stay.

Wrong Way is an unconventional cabin campground located in bohemian West Asheville at the intersection of urban and the outdoors, providing a gateway to both.

The property features 16 tiny A-frame cabins with all the creature comforts, including private bathroom, HVAC, and high-speed WiFi, nestled right on the race course! Stay at Wrong Way River Lodge & Cabins to experience the simplicity, adventure, and relaxation of the “River-Life” without having to compromise on comfort or convenience.

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Hilton Garden Inn Asheville Downtown

Book by March 2nd, 2024 to receive the Asheville Marathon & Half preferred rate.

LOCATION
309 College Street, Asheville, NC 28801

BOOKING
Phone: 828-255-0001
Reservation Link: CLICK HERE

AMENITIES

  • Free Wifi
  • On-site Restaurant
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Pet-friendly Rooms