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  • Welcoming Guests to the Inn on Mill Creek: Updated COVID-19 Adjustments
    by Inn on Mill Creek on March 24, 2021 at 7:00 am

    We want to take the opportunity to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone for your support and to all of you who stayed with us over this past “not-normal” year. We are so grateful for you! Continue Reading... The post Welcoming Guests to the Inn on Mill Creek: Updated COVID-19 Adjustments first […]

  • How to Experience Valentine's Day in Asheville in 2021
    on February 2, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Romantic Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Asheville There isn't a mountain high enough to keep you from your sweetheart. In fact, we think it's the Blue Ridge Mountains that will bring you closer together! Treat your honey to romance, relaxation and rejuvenation in Asheville. From romantic […]

  • New Trails Coming to Old Fort, NC
    by Inn on Mill Creek on November 28, 2020 at 5:19 pm

    Great news for lovers of the outdoors: Plans are underway to construct several miles of trails in our neighborhood of Pisgah National Forest in Old Fort, North Carolina, and to improve on existing trails! We are super excited about this news because it means there will be even more opportunities […]

  • How to Experience The Holidays in Asheville in 2020
    on November 18, 2020 at 9:00 pm

    Things to do during the holidays in Asheville From the holiday grandeur at Biltmore to a new drive-through light show experience, Asheville has earned the distinction as one of the nation's top holiday destinations. With your health and safety as a top priority, Asheville's holiday traditions have […]

  • 2020 Fall Color Report for the North Carolina Mountains, Week 6
    by Inn on Mill Creek on November 3, 2020 at 11:45 am

    Time to file our final fall color report for 2020! Hurricane Zeta brought some decent wind gusts that took down most of the fully changed leaves in our neighborhood of Pisgah National Forest late last week, but color remains at a few places nearby. Continue Reading... The post 2020 Fall Color […]

  • 2020 Fall Color Report for the North Carolina Mountains, Week 5
    by Inn on Mill Creek on October 27, 2020 at 10:30 am

    Elevations above 3,000 are quickly slipping past peak color, but we have lovely bits of fall foliage remaining in our neighborhood of Pisgah National Forest at 2,300 feet in Old Fort, NC. The leaves on our vast number of oak trees are turning now, so look for oranges and reds to start dominating […]

  • 2020 Fall Color Report for the North Carolina Mountains, Week 4
    by Inn on Mill Creek on October 20, 2020 at 11:00 am

    We are well on our way to having one of the more colorful fall seasons in our 13 years at the Inn on Mill Creek Bed & Breakfast! Mother Nature has really outdone herself in 2020, perhaps knowing that we needed this beautiful break in a chaotic time. Let’s see where things stand with the […]

  • 2020 Fall Color Report for the North Carolina Mountains, Week 3
    by Inn on Mill Creek on October 13, 2020 at 2:42 am

    Fall is progressing quite nicely as we head toward the the third weekend of October, with bright yellows as the dominant color in our neck of the woods, 2,300 feet in elevation inside Pisgah National Forest east of Asheville. Read on for tips on where to spot great color this week and next. […]

  • 2020 Fall Color Report for the North Carolina Mountains, Week 2
    by Inn on Mill Creek on October 6, 2020 at 1:09 am

    Early October is bringing us pops of fall color and it’s making us very happy! We’re so lucky to be inside Pisgah National Forest, watching the season progress and while Mother Nature has a way to go with her fall color show, we are liking Act 1 so far. Continue Reading... The post 2020 Fall […]

  • 2020 Fall Color Report for the North Carolina Mountains, Week 1
    by Inn on Mill Creek on September 29, 2020 at 11:46 pm

    Welcome to our weekly fall color reports for 2020. We’ve been doing these fall foliage updates for several years now and this is the first year in a while where we can say that this first week of the season has been showing some real potential for fabulous early color… let’s discuss! Continue […]

  • Recipe: Individual Dutch Baby Pancakes
    by Inn on Mill Creek on August 9, 2020 at 6:44 pm

    Do you like pancakes? Do you like crepes? How about popovers? If you said yes, then you’re in luck because you can make them all at the same time in the form of the delicious and dainty Dutch baby pancake (also sometimes called German pancakes). Continue Reading... The post Recipe: Individual […]

  • Stained Glass Outdoor Sculpture
    by Inn on Mill Creek on July 21, 2020 at 7:34 pm

    The Inn on Mill Creek Bed & Breakfast has a new outdoor sculpture to greet guests when they arrive… beautiful stained glass! A Black Mountain artist, Barbara Brinson, created the one-of-a-kind piece for us, called Sunrise in Pisgah, and we installed it in the garden area along the driveway. […]

  • Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend — March 7 - 8, 2020
    on March 2, 2020 at 11:00 pm

    The road to the NCAA Final Four begins this weekend in Asheville. Catch all the action during the Ingles Southern Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship taking place in downtown Asheville. For full tournament details start here. Planning a trip to Asheville is easy. Utilize our […]

  • See Mel Chin's Larger-Than-Life Animatronic Sculpture in Asheville
    on February 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    On your next visit to Asheville, enjoy a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in a larger-than-life sculpture installation that is truly making waves! The 60-foot, animatronic sculpture, Wake by Mel Chin, will be on display in Asheville through March 31, 2021 just blocks south of downtown. Wake is […]

  • 2020 Connect Beyond Festival: Artists, Lineups, Tickets and Details
    on February 25, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    POSTPONED - Connect Beyond Festival (Asheville, NC): Postponed The 2020 Connect Beyond Festival has been postponed. To read a statement from festival organizers, and for more information, please visit the Connect Beyond Festival web site. Original Post: After a record-setting second year, the […]

  • Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend — February 28 - March 1, 2020
    on February 24, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    Don’t miss out on all the great things happening in Asheville this weekend. Explore new art exhibits, attend a live show and enjoy the local flavors of Asheville independent restaurant scene. If you love comedy, beer, wellness, or outdoor adventure, then you’re sure to find something fun to do. […]

  • Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend — February 21 - 23, 2020
    on February 17, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    Get ready for a jam-packed weekend of events in Asheville. Across the city, enjoy live music, arts and crafts demonstrations, comedy shows, and, on Sunday, a festive Mardi Gras parade in the streets of downtown. Asheville is experiencing a mild winter this year, and temperatures have remained above […]

  • New and Iconic Tours to Experience This Spring in Asheville
    on February 17, 2020 at 9:00 pm

    Spring in Asheville, N.C. in 2020 is peak exploration time! Dive into Asheville culture with creative local tours that offer experiences from classic to unexpected, from guided to DIY. These tours will take you to nearly every corner – and touch on most any facet – of this vibrant Blue Ridge […]

  • Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend — February 14 - 16, 2020
    on February 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    Fall in love with Asheville this weekend as we celebrate Valentine’s Day with special events all weekend long. From food, to music, to a mass wedding – Asheville offers something for love birds and single folk alike. Looking for something a bit different than your standard Valentine’s Day […]

  • Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend — February 7 - 9, 2020
    on February 3, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Asheville has a jam-packed weekend of special events in store for visitors including multiple nights of comedy, performance, art exhibits, and special tours. In addition to the guided hikes featured below you can also get outdoors and enjoy the mild winter weather with these 5 great winter hikes to […]