Authentic Asheville is a camper van travel blog that focuses on travel in Asheville, North Carolina, and beyond. This website is a resource for those interested in the Ram Promaster City van with a Wayfarer Conversion Kit. Articles include camper van DIY ideas, tips, and tricks, trip recommendations, gear reviews, best places to eat and drink, etc.
Caroline Whatley and Erin McGrady are the duo behind Authentic Asheville. We are digital nomads who work as freelance photographers, writers, social media content creators, and web designers.
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Recent Asheville Adventures
The best things to see and do in Asheville, North Carolina and beyond.
There are so many fun things to do in and around western North Carolina. The region has miles of scenic trails, moreContinue reading “Best Places to Hammock in Asheville, North Carolina”
One of our favorite things to do when we travel is to find murals. It’s fun to walk around and discover themContinue reading “Best Instagram Spots in Asheville”
There are a ton of great places to grab a beer in Asheville but if you’re looking to take advantage of someContinue reading “Best Outdoor Breweries and Bars in Asheville”
Camper Van Life Adventures
Ready for a new adventure? One that involves travel? And possibility living out of your van? We’ve spent many, many hours discussing,Continue reading “How to Choose a Van for Van Life”
On our most recent van life adventure through Canada in our Ram Promaster City Camper we left our Exped Sim Comfort DuoContinue reading “The Best Camper Van Bed is a DIY Bed”
Our final adventure as Ambassadors for the Nation’s Vacation has us headed to Wyoming! We’ll be sharing some of our favorites things to do near Togwotee Moutain Lodge. For starters, it’s a great base camp for all of your Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park adventures. Keep reading to see our top tipsContinue reading “Top Tips for Visiting Togwotee Mountain Lodge”
We’re back as Ambassadors for the Nation’s Vacation and are so excited to share with you some of the best things to see, do, and eat at some of our favorite destinations. On this road trip we’ve gone rafting on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon, explored the cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde NationalContinue reading “Top Travel Tips for Visiting Lake Powell”
This summer we’re traveling as Ambassadors for the Nation’s Vacation and are so excited to share with you some of the best things to see, do, and eat at some of our favorite destinations. We’re picking up where we left off two years ago when we visited Olympic National Park, Crater Lake National Park, ZephyrContinue reading “Top Tips For Visiting Mesa Verde National Park”