Asheville Venue Review: 1927 Lake Lure Inn & Spa

If you're looking for wedding venues in the Asheville area, you'll be find there's not a whole ton available in Asheville, but there is a whole lot in the surrounding area. One of the venues that has a big online presence (and thus, easily found by brides researching venues online) is the 1927 Lake Lure Inn & Spa. From the website and other places online, I learned a few things: This is where Dirty Dancing was filmed. The hotel is old as the hills. It's located about 45 minutes, yet Continue Reading

Asheville Venue Review: The Crest Center

The Crest Center is on the top of almost every list of potential wedding venues in Asheville, North Carolina, and there is good reason. The venue is truly beautiful. If you're a bride-to-be looking for more information on this venue, you've likely found their website over at, and if you're like me you saw the main photo on that page and said "WOW." So let me give you a walk-through of the venue as Vince and I saw it, followed by the pro's and con's (our opinion only) of Continue Reading

Why two Floridians want to get married in Asheville

Pretty much as soon as we decided we wanted to host a destination wedding in Asheville, North Carolina, we were bombarded with varying degrees of the question "why would two Floridian's want to get married there?" Well, I'll tell you why. Asheville, North Carolina is one of the most amazing places Vince and I have ever been to, and we want to force all of our friends and family to go there too. Since marriage is one of the precious few instances in which one can demand everyone they know and Continue Reading