Want to get away? Somewhere nice and quiet where you can kick back, relax and take in all the beauty nature has to offer? Then Crooked Oak Mountain Inn is for you. Far enough away from the hustle and bustle to enjoy the peace and quiet but a short car ride away from the city once you’re ready for some action. (more…)
Do you want easy access to the Blue Ridge Parkway while visiting Asheville? Staying with us at Crooked Oak Mountain Inn gives you just that. The Blue Ridge Parkway is the most iconic roadway in the US and the most visited site in the national park system. The Parkway entrance is just a short 14-minute car ride from the inn, straight down Town Mountain Road. Here are some of our must-see places. (more…)
Looking to break away from the busy streets of Downtown Asheville? Asheville’s Botanical Gardens are the perfect escape. One of our favorite parts about the gardens are, no matter what time of the year you choose to visit, you are surrounded by picture perfect scenery and beautiful native plants. (more…)
Whether you’re looking to enjoy a cool breeze or to soak up sun, Downtown Asheville is full of amazing places to eat, drink and be merry outside this summer. We’ve rounded up our top picks when it comes to rooftop lounges with outstanding libations. All offering great views of our city’s architecture and surrounding mountains. (more…)
Looking for the perfect way to “let freedom ring” this 4th of July in Asheville? Well, look no further, we’ve got you covered on what’s happening in Asheville this Independence Day. From live music, local beer & wine, and plenty of local food vendors to baseball games, fireworks and more, Downtown Ashville is agreat place to celebrate one of summer’s best holidays with family and friends.
Very often we have musically talented guests staying with us and we get to listen to some great music. Sometimes the piano and guitar that we have in our Great Room get played. Other times, guests bring their own instruments with them. This weekend was one of those times, when (more…)
A little over a year ago, Paul & Sharon Cush from Chapel Hill, NC brought home two pieces of the “crooked oak” that were still lying in the woods. (more…)
Today, our good friends, Jason and Kristin Linde, prepared a delicious Italian meal for us! Everyday we cook for our guests, so it is such a treat to turn our kitchen over to friends who won’t let us do anything but smell the wonderful fragrances filling the inn. A beautiful salad, homemade lasagna, meatballs, garlic bread, red wine and key lime pie completed the menu. We could get use to this! Everything was absolutely scrumptious. Thank you Jason and Kristin!!! (more…)
Written by guest Trudy Holden, Apollo Beach, FL
It matters not what walk of life we’re on, what earthly journey we pursue or what drives our faith… there are times when we each seek spiritual awakening to settle ourselves and heighten our awareness of the magnificence that surrounds us daily.
My husband and I experienced just such a divine event at the Crooked Oak Mountain Inn, a wonderful bed and breakfast in Asheville, North Carolina. We discovered this Inn through an Internet search while trying to find accommodations to attend my husband’s 40th high school reunion. While the search identified some fifty B&B’s… I believe a Greater Guide directed us to the Crooked Oak Mountain Inn. (more…)
The following humorous article was written by one of our talented guests (Ben Grabow)…
Be prepared to laugh!
In order to be a real man, every man must challenge himself.
This was my mantra as I finished a three-day backpacking trip in North Carolina’s Pisgah Forest last weekend. The true test of a man, I thought, is how far he is willing to push his physical and mental boundaries. Real men do the things that others will not consider.