Travel Information & Local Resources

Places to Stay

April is a busy time of year in the Carolinas, so we advise booking your hotel rooms as soon as possible. To be near the start and finish lines, you may want to book a room in Asheville on Friday and Greenville on Saturday. Another option is to plan your whole stay in downtown Greenville. A third option is to stay near Hendersonville, a central location to both Asheville and Greenville. All teams will start between 5-10 am EST.

Additional hotel blocks will be listed below as they become available.

Asheville Area

$135 per night – Brookstone Lodge is in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. 1.5 miles from Biltmore Estate and 3 miles from Highland Brewing Company (race starting line). Free hot breakfast included. To reserve a room, contact the hotel front desk at (828) 398-5888 and let them know you are wanting to reserve a room for the Ville to Ville Relay group block for April 2019.

$159 per night – Hampton Inn & Suites Asheville Biltmore Village. Located in Biltmore Village, Hampton Inn is about 2 miles from Downtown Asheville and 4.5 miles from the starting line.  Click here to reserve your room.

$179 per night – Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park. Located in South Asheville in the popular Biltmore Park area, about 20 minutes from the starting line. Click here to reserve your room.

$69-$214 per night – Visit our custom page through Explore Asheville to look at rates and availability at 22 local hotels.  Click here to get started.

Hendersonville Area

$110.63 per night – The Mountain Inn & Suites-Flat Rock, offers guests the convenience of nearby area attractions including the famous Biltmore Estate, Chimney Rock State Park, Flat Rock Playhouse and much more. Free hot breakfast included. To reserve a room, contact the hotel front desk at (828) 692-7772 and let them know you are wanting to reserve a room for the Ville to Ville Relay group block for April 2019.

$145 per night – Hampton Inn Hendersonville – Reserve here or call 828-697-2333 and use group code of CBR for the group rate.

Greenville Area

$189 – The Westin Poinsett, Greenville is the only AAA four-diamond hotel in Greenville, where guests enjoy quality service and an unbeatable location. The Westin is just a few blocks from over 50 shops and restaurants as well as The Peace Center for the Performing Arts, Falls Park on the Reedy River, and the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. This hotel requires a 2-night minimum stay.  Click here to reserve your room.

$199 – Embassy Suites Greenville Downtown Riverplace.  Located less than a mile from the finish line and along the Reedy River near Falls Park.  Click here to reserve your room.

$179 – Hampton Inn & Suites Greenville Downtown Riverplace.  Located in the heart of Downtown Greenville and less than a mile from the finish line. Click here to reserve your room.

$124-$134 – Holiday Inn Express & Suites Woodruff Rd. – Located about 7 miles from the finish line and 8 miles from GSP Airport.  Click here to reserve your room.

$94-$114 – Microtel Inn & Suites Greenville.  Located about 7 miles from the finish line and 8 miles from GSP Airport.  Click here to reserve your room.

Rental Cars

Each team will have one official race vehicle for the relay that will be allowed to enter race transition areas and certain parking lots.  It is recommended that teams have a large SUV, mini-van or 12 passenger van for their team and support items.  We have secured discount pricing ($50/day for a mini-van and $75/day for a large SUV) for teams renting in South Carolina through Enterprise.  Teams renting outside of South Carolina will get 5% off rental rates through Enterprise and 10% off rental rates through National.

National Car Rental  |  Enterprise Car Rental

Our Favorite Places to Play

There are countless places to explore indoors and outdoors in Asheville and Greenville. Below are some family-friendly options and some adult venues to enjoy with your friends.

Greenville

  • Paris Mountain State Park
  • Greenville Zoo
  • The Children’s Museum of the Upstate
  • Swamp Rabbit Trail
  • The Community Tap
  • Quest Brewing Company
  • Thomas Creek Brewery

Asheville

  • Biltmore Estate
  • Lexington Glassworks
  • The North Carolina Arboretum
  • Orange Peel
  • Pisgah National Forest
  • Highland Brewing Company

Our Favorite Places to Eat

It is hard to go wrong in the foodie towns of Asheville and Greenville. Below are a variety of our favorite casual and fancy places to dine.

Greenville

  • Cazbah
  • White Duck Taco Shop
  • Henry’s Smokehouse
  • Tsunami
  • Soby’s
  • Pita House
  • Tako Sushi

Asheville

  • Curate
  • White Duck Taco Shop
  • Farm Burger
  • The Corner Kitchen
  • Chestnut
  • Rocky’s Hot Chicken