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9 Kid-Friendly Breweries in Asheville Local Parents Recommend

In true When In Asheville fashion, we have done a deep-dive on several of Asheville's kid-friendly breweries. This article shares all of the important details-- you'll find things like why it's a kid-friendly brewery, details on the food situation and our top picks.

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Hands On Children’s Museum: a complete guide

Hands On Children's Museum is such a fun way to spend a day with your kids! Located in Hendersonville, NC, Hands On is definitely one of our kids' favorite things to do near Asheville. This article shares details on parking, admission and exhibits.

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15+ Ice Cream Shops in Asheville

From gelato and coconut-based ice cream, to a cup of dirt with Oreos and gummy worms, this guide shares our favorite places in Asheville to get ice cream.

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Our Favorite Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Asheville

A list of our favorite places to dine in Asheville with kids. You'll find everything from a James Beard Award winner to a board game café to a soda fountain!

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40 Things To Do In Asheville With Kids By Local Parents (2023)

A list of our favorite things to do in Asheville with kids! This article shares all of our favorite attractions, playgrounds and hikes for kids in the area.

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Burial Beer’s Brewery: A South Slope favorite

Burial Beer in South Slope is a definite recommendation from us for both locals and visitors alike. They have a unique and extensive beer menu, wine, amazing food, a laid-back atmosphere and some of the best outdoor seating in Asheville.

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The WNC Nature Center: everything to know

Sharing all the info about the WNC Nature Center in East Asheville! It's the perfect destination to enjoy nature and to learn about the various animals that inhabit Southern Appalachia. We include details on parking, admission and our experience at the Nature Center with two kids.

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Your Guide to Visiting the Asheville Museum of Science (2023)

A guide to the Asheville Museum of Science, including admission rates, where to park and details on various exhibits. AMOS is the perfect destination for our two boys.

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Family-friendly hike along the Davidson River

We keep having gorgeous, sunny 70 degree days. And we tell ourselves each time that it is most definitely the last warm day of the year. And therefore we should most definitely do something fun outdoors.

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A Guide To Dining At The NC Arboretum

A guide to dining at the NC Arboretum, from information on the on-site cafe to our favorite picnic spots.