Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Top 3 Reasons to Celebrate July 4th in Asheville

Asheville is an ideal vacation destination any time of year with its captivating scenery, energetic downtown scene, and endless array of outdoor activities. 

With summer in full swing and the Fourth of July holiday quickly approaching, here's a quick list of our Top 3 Reasons to Celebrate July 4th in Asheville

Reason #1: Fireworks, of course. What's July 4th without some fireworks? Come on down to Pack Square Park in Downtown Asheville for the Ingles Fourth of July Celebration. This family-friendly event begins at 4p.m. and is free! Enjoy live music and entertainment as well as other activities including free face painting, old-fashioned family games, inflatable rides, and a whole lot more. The Sons of the American Revolution will be on-hand to perform a patriotic tribute to America. There will be various food and beverage vendors available. Wrap up the evening with the grand finale fireworks display at 9:30p.m.  

Reason #2: Take me out to the ballgame! Celebrate Independence Day enjoying America's favorite past-time—baseball. Bring your family and friends out to McCormick Field to enjoy a doubleheader of baseball and fireworks. Asheville's own minor league team the Asheville Tourists host the Augusta Greenjackets beginning at 7:05p.m. followed by the Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza. Purchase your tickets online at the Asheville Tourists website.  

Reason #3: Great places to stay. When visiting Asheville and the surrounding areas of Western North Carolina over the July 4th holiday, visitors will find a wide selection of accommodations in a variety of settings. Want to be close to the action of downtown? Browse through centrally located vacation rentals right in the heart of Asheville. Interested in something more private and secluded? There are romantic mountain getaways that are sure to please. Are you looking for family-friendly vacation homes that are pet-friendly? We have those, too.

In addition to the refreshing mountain air, the endless panoramic views, and the overall vibrant atmosphere found in Asheville, we hope we've given you three more reasons to come and visit us over the Fourth of July.

We like to hear your feedback. So if you've spent the July 4th holiday in Asheville or the mountains of Western North Carolina, please tell us about it in our comment section. Share your favorite memories with us. If you haven't been here yet, come and make some memories!

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