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Location

Omni Grove Park Inn

The conference program will take place at the historic Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina.

In addition to stunning mountain views and contemporary accommodations, the resort boasts a luxurious, top-rated spa, 18-hole Donald Ross-designed golf course, fitness center, hiking trails, and elegant dining options.

A special conference room rate of $289 is available until July 26, 2018, or the rooms sell out. (The average starting rate for these dates at the Grove Park Inn is $369, representing savings of $80 per night.) Make your reservation by calling 800-438-5800 and referencing the Healthy Eating in Practice Conference, or by using the link below.

Getting There

Asheville is accessible from three airports:

  • Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) is about 30 minutes from the Omni Grove Park Inn. Taxi and rental cars available.
  • Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is about 1 1/2 hours away. Rental cars available.
  • Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is about 2 hours away. Rental cars available.

Parking

Guest parking at the Omni Grove Park Inn is available at $15/day for garage and $22/day for valet.

Getting Around

Once you are at the venue, you will not need additional transportation to get to any of the regular conference programming. Add-on events, or to explore Asheville on your own, requires a car or taxi. The Omni Grove Park Inn is less than two miles from downtown Asheville, a $5-8 taxi ride.

Asheville, North Carolina

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville is a vibrant city with a small-town, eclectic vibe and a deeply rooted commitment to health, local food, and farms. With a thriving arts scene, award-winning restaurants and breweries, and outdoor adventures, Asheville is a delight to visit in the summertime.

Eat & Drink

  • Asheville earns its “Foodtopia” nickname, with a farm-to-table scene spanning many cuisines. Use ASAP’s online Local Food Guide to start planning your meals outside the conference. (Note: breakfast and lunch will be provided to conference attendees on Monday and Tuesday, as well as breakfast on Wednesday.)
  • Farmers (or tailgate) markets are Asheville’s town squares. Find one to shop almost any day of the week.
  • Asheville is home to more breweries per capita than any other U.S. city.

Attractions

Hiking & Outdoors