2011 Annual Meeting Spouses/Partners Biltmore Trip

Annual Meeting Spouse/Partner Activities

Tuesday, May 31, 2011


Spouse/Partner Agenda

All spouses/partners are invited to attend this event.  Activities for both meeting days have been organized.


Monday, June 13

Biltmore Estate Tour

If you have not toured the Biltmore you are missing out on a breathtaking oasis rich with history!  This 8,000 acre estate, built by George Vanderbilt, was a place to escape the everyday hustle and bustle.  This 250-room French chateau is an experience you will never forget.  Not only will you be able to explore the interworking of life in the past, but also the unimaginable gardens designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.  Take advantage of this opportunity while you can! 

The ACA has scheduled a full day tour and lunch at the Biltmore Estate.  In order to attend this tour you will need to complete the registration form and return it to Accents on Asheville.  There are directions included in the form.  The cost of the tour is $99 per-person which includes round trip transportation (from the Crowne Plaza), admission to the Biltmore House and an all-inclusive lunch.

Biltmore Tour Agenda

Registration Form

Biltmore Website


Tuesday, June 14

Asheville Historic Trolley Tour

The Asheville Historic Trolley Tour is a ninety minute narrated tour that explores the city’s major marvels.  Asheville is a well renowned tourist destination that holds an interest for everyone.  Can you believe that this city has more art deco architecture than any other city outside of Miami?!  This historic trolley ride explores places such as the Asheville Chamber, Grove Park Inn, New Morning Gallery, River Arts District and more!  This expedition will allow you to experience many aspects of the intensely jam-packed city of Asheville.

 The Appalachian College Association has scheduled this Trolley to include transport to and from the Crowne Plaza.  In order to register for this tour you will need to call the Asheville Historic Trolley Tour.  Please mention you are with the Application College Association and you will receive the discount rate of $14 per-person for the cost of the tour.

Phone:  (828)681-8585


Asheville Historic Trolley Tour Website