When downtown Asheville is your backyard, there’s never a shortage of things to experience. Arras Vacation Rentals offers urban-minded dwellers a home or vacation rental that’s right on the pulse of all that downtown Asheville has to offer. The area’s trendiest breweries, restaurants, shops and cultural destinations are literally steps away. Art museums, the local market, and an ever-growing events calendar filled with music festivals and art shows all combine to create a community that’s unlike any other. Arras Vacation Rentals puts you in the center of it all.

Everyone knows that the best way to truly experience the best of a city is to ask a local. That’s why we’ve curated a list of our top Asheville favorite restaurants, shops, breweries, attractions and more. So you can avoid tourist traps and spend less time sifting through reviews — and more time soaking up the real Asheville scene.