Carolina Bed & Breakfast

177 Cumberland Avenue, Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Innkeeper(s): James and Susan Murray

An Asheville Wedding 20 May 2015, 8:10 am

Weddings are always beautiful and occasions for joy so it is particularly wonderful for us when a couple chooses to have their Asheville wedding at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast.  James grumbles about it’s being a lot of extra work … Continue reading

A Girl, A Rock and Asheville 7 May 2015, 5:00 am

Our daughter, Emily, is graduating today from the University Of Illinois Nursing School and receiving  her Masters Degree as a Nurse Practitioner.  After graduating with a degree in Biology from Davidson College in North Carolina, Emily moved to Chicago where … Continue reading

Why Dining Out is So Much Fun in Asheville! 3 May 2015, 10:23 am

I know you’ve all heard it 100 times: Asheville is a foodie city.  But there are foodie cities and there are foodie cities and in Asheville the food is not only good but it so much fun to dine out … Continue reading

Addison Farms Vineyard: Asheville is not JUST About Beer! 23 Apr 2015, 10:19 am

It’s a sign that winter is truly over when James and I get in the car and head out of Asheville on an excursion into the countryside.  As we turned off Patton Avenue onto Old Leicester Highway I thought that … Continue reading

We’re Cooking with Cheese! (and Caramel!) 12 Apr 2015, 12:48 pm

Did I mention that we are celebrating North Carolina Cheese this month at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast?  Well, we are, and I have been using cheese from the members of the WNC Cheese Trail to in my recipes.  This … Continue reading

The Innkeeper Abroad: Mexico City 6 Apr 2015, 3:02 pm

This year James took me to Mexico City for my birthday!  Hard to believe but in 27 years of living and traveling overseas I had never been to Mexico so I was excited to go.  It was a short trip, … Continue reading

Celebrating Cheese in Asheville! 1 Apr 2015, 5:55 am

April 2015 is Western North Carolina Cheese Month for the inns of Asheville. The Carolina Bed & Breakfast, along with the other inns of the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association, has partnered with the members of the WNC Cheese Trail … Continue reading

Creators of our Asheville Bed & Breakfast 20 Mar 2015, 6:37 am

The other day, James came home and told me he had been to the second oldest shop in Asheville.  The Saniway Vacuum Cleaning Company is 54 years old.  (The only shop that’s older is Tops for Shoes).  This got me … Continue reading

A Day in the Life of an Innkeeper (by Special Request) 13 Mar 2015, 6:45 am

I recently asked our fans on Facebook what they would like to hear about on my blog and was told that they wanted to know what my/our usual day is like as innkeepers at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast.  At … Continue reading

Why is Asheville On So Many Lists? 6 Mar 2015, 7:31 am

Sometimes it seems like if there is a list about anything Asheville is on it. In the second half of 2014 alone, Asheville was listed as one of the Best Beer Cities, Coziest Cities, Coolest Cities, Best Places to Go, … Continue reading
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