Fly To Asheville, North Carolina
Visitors to Asheville can experience its charm in a multitude of ways. From historic tours that include visiting all the significant parts of the city to seasonal music festival fun to adrenaline driven outdoor adventures to traditional Southern cuisine; this city in North Carolina offers something to accommodate all tastes and interests.
Asheville also boasts the largest privately owned home in the country – Biltmore House, a 250 roomed Chateau-styled home.
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Visa Requirements & SA Embassy Details
- South African Passport holders travelling to Asheville do need a Visa to enter the United States. Allow plenty of time for Visa processing, and ensure your passport is valid for 6 months after your return date, and that you have 2 blank pages available for entry stamps.
- The nearest South African Consulate to North Carolina is the South African Consulate General in New York City. 333 East 38th Street, 9th Floor New York NY 10016. Phone (212) 213-4880. Fax: (212) 856-1575. Email: email@example.com. Website: southafrica-newyork.net. For visa, immigration and passport services an inquiries, the office hours are from Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 pm only.
See and do
Asheville is a haven for outdoor loving adventurists. It is superbly situated and offers hiking trails for all levels of experience, zip lining fun, biking through varied terrains in the mountains of western North Carolina and water escapades which include challenging rapids on white water rafting tours or paddling in swimming holes.
Shopping in Asheville is a great way to experience what the city has to offer. The city boasts 12 farmer’s markets where one can find many local organic products that speak of Asheville’s commitment towards organic and sustainable living.
Linville Caverns is an ideal family friendly tourist attraction. Here visitors are invited to explore the splendid subterranean world of the mountains, the history of the caverns and an unrivalled view of the grand works of nature created within a mountain.
Asheville Regional Airport – AVL
Asheville Regional Airport (code AVL) serves the city of Asheville and the Buncombe County area of North Carolina. The airport’s distinguishing features include an art gallery where art pieces can be bought, a board room and conference rooms, free Wi-Fi and recharge stations. Asheville Airport is 14km from downtown Asheville.
Food and beverage: Blue Ridge Tavern.
Currency Exchange: Foreign currency exchange services can be found in the nearby city of Fletcher.
Lost Luggage: If you lost an item at the gate area or onboard your airplane, contact the airline you were flying with. If you lost an item at the Terminal, contact the Guest Service Center on +828 209 3660 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Airport Hotels: There is no hotel on site. Hotels nearby the airport include: Clarion Inn Airport Fletcher, Fairfield Inn Asheville, Hampton Inn and Suites Asheville-I-26, Tudor House Bed and Breakfast.
Car Hire: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National/Alamo, Thrifty/Dollar (Off-Site).