Asheville

Asheville Travel Guide

Summer sessions up to a month long are offered at Warren Wilson College’s archaeology field school, where adults and kids as young as 14 are put on sites to dig and excavate history while uncovering a 16th-century Native American town and an early Spanish settlement.

The 1895 George Vanderbilt estate features 75 acres of gardens, which are bursting with hundreds of chrysanthemums through September.