As an IMPS 2016 attendee, you will experience one of America’s most vibrant places. Asheville blends big city sophistication with mountain quaintness unlike any place in the country. The Asheville area boasts a thriving arts community, diverse outdoor adventures, a vibrant and inviting downtown, numerous historic attractions and amazing food.
It is no exaggeration when we say you will be 15 minutes from just about every experience imaginable. America’s largest home, Biltmore, scenic vistas that leave you speechless, more than 250 independent restaurants, a nationally recognized craft brew scene, outdoor adventures that rock and an irresistible energy you'll remember.
We hope you’ll join us and experience the beauty and fun for yourself! Check out ExploreAsheville.com to plan your trip - we have inspiration, ideas, and a digital travel guide to help with your itinerary. Connect before you travel and get insider tips on ways to make the most of your time in the mountains:
You will be amazed at everything Asheville has to offer. In fact, plan on staying an extra day or two to explore.
What to See and Do in Asheville
What not to miss in 2016 in Asheville: See here.
Local Tours and Attractions: See Asheville on foot, trolley, or zipline! Check out Historic Tours, including Musical History, and Brewery, Winery, and Distillery Tours. There are many discount coupon options and budget-friendly and free options.
Shops in Asheville showcase a variety of local and national brands.
What's on Our "Must See and Do" List in Asheville
More information on Asheville and surroundings
Not sure what to do first? Use this Downtown area Map Explorer to find many different types of attractions near you or in an area you'd like to visit.