The River’s Magic Carpet

Kyle Ellison may have the longest commute in Asheville. At one end—roughly 4,500 miles from the Land of the Sky—is the Hawaiian island of Maui, his original home, where he works as a travel writer and competes on the professional stand up paddleboarding (SUP) circuit. At the other is Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours, the business he founded in 2015…

Asheville: The East Coast’s Cycling Hub

Asheville is the hub of cycling on the East Coast. Other cities may argue for this status, but very few offer the diversity of cycling this area. Below are samples of excellent areas for cycling in and around Asheville, all of which are within a two hour drive of the city. There are rides for the family and moderate skill…