Enjoy the charm of the South and indulge in its exciting food scene, locally known as Foodtopia, after an exhilirating hot air balloon ride. Exploring the small city on foot, trolley, or zip line is best way to submerge yourself in the perennial splendor of Asheville’s natural wonders. You can find hotels around $100 a night and dozens of delicious cheap eats. Cruise the Blue Ridge Parkway and see its beauty along the crest of the mountains for free. Visit local famers and try amazing cheese, also for free.