The `Saratoga Of The South'

During the Roaring Twenties, the mist-filled mountains surrounding Asheville, N.C., became such a popular retreat for New York high society that the region picked up the nickname "Saratoga of the South." Small wonder. With its mild climate, warm Southern hospitality, and spectacular views of the adjoining Great Smoky and Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville has proved a potent attraction for Presidents, Vanderbilts, and the F. Scott Fitzgeralds.

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