As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s what to do on a short trip to Asheville, in western North Carolina.
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Beer, Biscuits, and Burgers: How to Eat and Drink Your Way Through Asheville, NC photo
Ah...now I feel like I've really accomplished something. Homemade Eastern NC BBQ sauce! From my uncle's own recipe (or one of them, at least). I knew there was a reason I went home for Thanksgiving...
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Boasting nearly 15 breweries within its city limits alone—and dozens more dotting the surrounding hillsides of Western North Carolina—Asheville is the undisputed king of southern craft beer. Here are five breweries not to miss when visiting.
Cozy treehouse bed & breakfast in southern Oregon, near the redwood forest, the Oregon caves, the beautiful coastline, and many other notable locals.
Great outdoors/New places to explore/Camping
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North Carolina Vinegar Sauce (Southern food, Southern recipes)
North Carolina Vinegar Sauce by joshbousel, via Flickr - this is the "starter" I used to create a bbq sauce that went in a very different, but still vinegar-based direction.
Shrimp Po' Boy Recipe | You might want to have a fork handy to enjoy every last bite of this seafood sandwich. | Our State Magazine