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DULCIMERVILLE
P.O. Box 907
Bryson City, NC 28713

Email: Loisdulc@frontier.com

FROM A DULCIMERVILLE PARTICIPANT: "A great inexpensive vacation, and the bonus was I brought home the ability to enjoy music much more!" 

DULCIMERVILLE CONCERTS - Open to the public! See Special Features page.

DULCIMERVILLE DRAWINGS! Gorgeous premiums. See Special Features page.

GOOD NEWS - MASSAGES AT DULCIMERVILLE! See Special Features page.

SHARE A RIDE? If you are willing to share a ride (and expenses) to Dulcimerville or from area airports, some very nice dulcimer folks need a little help that way. Just email Lois Hornbostel if you can help.

 

LOCATION & TRAVEL DIRECTIONS

 

How to find us:

Dulcimerville

YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly

84 Blue Ridge Circle

Black Mountain, NC 28711-9722

1 828 669 8422


DULCIMERVILLE's location in Black Mountain, NC, besides being 2 miles off Interstate I-40, is in the Blue Ridge Mountains and near the Smoky Mountains National Park. We are centrally located to people coming from many different directions in the East, South & Midwest.

 

Here are some auto travel times:

 

Asheville, NC: 16 minutes

Atlanta, GA: 3-1/2 hours

Birmingham, AL: 6-1/2 hours

Charlotte, NC: 2-3/4 hours

Chicago, IL: 11 hours

Cincinnati, OH: 6-1/2 hours

Chapel Hill, NC: 3-1/2 hours

Columbia, SC: 3 hours

Dallas, TX: 16 hours

Great Smoky Mountains National Prk: 1-1/2 hours

Houston, TX: 16-1/2 hours

Indianapolis, IN: 8 hours

Jackson, MS: 10 hours

Little Rock, ARK: 10-1/2 hours

Nashville, TN: 5 hours

New Orleans, LA: 11-1/2 hours

New York, NY: 12 hours

Orlando, FL: 10 hours

Pittsburgh, PA: 8-1/4 hours

Roanoke, VA: 4 hours

St. Louis, MO: 10-1/2 hours

Washington, DC: 8 hours

Winston-Salem, NC: 2-1/4 hours

 

Enjoy these scenes from Dulcimerville's home at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly...

 

Nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains in Black Mountain (near Asheville, NC), the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly is a conference/retreat center situated on 1,200 acres of woodland beautified by mountain streams, wildflowers, ridges, valleys and spectacular views. It is a Registered National Historic Place with the US Department of the Interior. Begun in 1906 as a YMCA training/conference center, the Assembly has a history of supporting human development in spirit, mind and body, and encourages participation in music and arts. It's a blend of natural beauty, history and modern conference facility.

 

 

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:


Local Directions: YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly is located approximately 14 miles east of Asheville, NC. Follow I-40 E to exit 64-Black Mountain/Montreat and turn south onto Highway 9 at the end of the exit ramp. Proceed .5 mile to the fork in the road and veer right on to Blue Ridge Road. Drive .9 miles and look for the YMCA sign on your left. Turn onto Blue Ridge Assembly drive and proceed to the end of the road and our entrance. Please note, once on our property, the roads are all one-way.

 

North Carolina traveling from Charlotte: Take I-85 S towards Gastonia, and then merge onto US-321 N. It is the Dallas/Gaston College exit 17. Take I-40 W to exit 64-Black Mountain/Montreat, and then turn left onto Highway 9 S at the end of the exit ramp. Follow local directions to YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly.

 

North Carolina Traveling from Raleigh: Take I-40 W to exit 64-Black Mountain/Montreat, and then turn left onto Highway 9 S at the end of the exit ramp. Follow local directions to YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly.

 

South Carolina Traveling from Charleston: Take I-26 W to I-40 E exit 1-A towards Hickory, to exit 64-Black Mountain/Montreat, and then turn right onto Highway 9 S at the end of the exit ramp. Follow local directions to YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly.

 

Alabama Traveling from Mobile: Take I-65 N towards Montgomery, and then take I-85 N towards Atlanta. From this point, follow directions from Atlanta.

 

Florida Traveling from Jacksonville: Follow I-95 N to I-26 W exit 86B towards Columbia. Merge onto I-26 W to I-40 E exit 1-A towards Hickory, to exit 64-Black Mountain/Montreat, and then turn right onto Highway 9 S at the end of the exit ramp. Follow local directions to YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly.

 

Florida Traveling from Gainesville: Take I-10 E to I-95 N exit on left - Riverfront/Intl Airport/Sports Complex. Merge on to I-95 N. From this point follow directions from Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Georgia Traveling from Atlanta: Take I-75 N to exit 103 on left to Greenville I-85 N. From I-85 N take I-26 W towards Asheville. Take I-40 E exit 1-A towards Hickory to exit 64-Black Mountain/Montreat, turn right onto Highway 9 S at the end of the exit ramp. Follow local directions to YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly.

 

Kentucky Traveling from Lexington: Take I-64 E to I-75 S towards Richmond/Knoxville. Take I-275 S towards Asheville. Proceed to exit 3 and merge on to I-640 E. Take the I-40 E exit to Asheville and proceed on I-40 E to exit 64-Black Mountain/Montreat and then follow local directions to YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly.

 

Louisiana Traveling from Shreveport: Take I-20 E towards Birmingham/Atlanta. Follow I-20 E to exit 57 merge on to I-75 N towards Chattanooga/Greenville. Proceed to exit 103 and merge onto I-85 N. From I-85 take I-26 W towards Asheville. Then take I-40 E exit 1-A towards Hickory to exit 64-Black Mountain/Montreat, and then turn right onto Highway 9 S at the end of the exit ramp. Follow local directions to YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly.

 

Louisiana Traveling from Baton Rouge: Take I-10 E towards Bay St. Louis. Follow I-10 E to exit 20 and merge on to I-65 N towards Montgomery. Stay on I-65 N to exit 171 and then merge on to I-85 N. From this point, follow directions from Shreveport, LA.

 

Mississippi Traveling from Jackson: Take I-55 S towards McComb. Merge onto I-20 E via exit # 94 towards Meridian/Hattiesburg. Merge onto I-459 N via exit # 106 toward Gadsden/Atlanta (Birmingham Bypass). Merge onto I-20 E via exit #29 towards Atlanta. Take I-85 N towards Chattanooga/Greenville. Take I-26 W to I-40 E exit 1-A towards Hickory, to exit 64-Black Mountain/Montreat, and then turn right onto Highway 9 S at the end of the exit ramp. Follow local directions to YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly

 

Tennessee Traveling from Knoxville: Take I-40 E to exit 64-Black Mountain/Montreat, and then turn right onto Highway 9 S at the end of the exit ramp. Follow local directions to YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly.

 

Virginia Traveling from Richmond: Take I-95 S/I-64 E ramp towards Petersburg/Norfolk. Merge onto turnpike, which becomes I-95 S. Take exit 51 to I-85 S towards Durham/Atlanta. Take exit 123 on to I-40 W/220 S towards Winston-Salem. Merge onto I-40 W. Take exit 64-Black Mountain/Montreat and turn left onto Highway 9 South, at the end of the exit ramp. Follow local directions to YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly.

 

Virginia Traveling from Roanoke: Take I-581/US-220 N towards Lexington/Salem. Merge onto I-81 S towards Bristol. Take exit 81 to I-77 S towards Charlotte. Stay on I-77 S to exit 51-B towards Hickory- Merge on to I-40 W. Take exit 64-Black Mountain/Montreat and turn left on to Highway 9 S at the end of the exit ramp. Follow local directions to YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly.

 

 

 

 

DULCIMERVILLE RIDE-SHARE PROGRAM:

Described on the SPECIAL FEATURES page of this website. We do not make travel arrangements for registrants but are happy to share the contacts of those who indicate on their registration forms that they want to share rides.

TRAVEL BY AIR:

Asheville/Hendersonville (NC) Regional Airport is approximately 47 minutes (42.3 mi.) drive (I-26 W to I-40 E to Exit 64 in Black Mountain). Other airports: Greenville SC, and Charlotte-Douglas International are all within 100 miles of Blue Ridge Assembly.

 

Limo service is available at Asheville/Hendersonville Airport. Also see our SPECIAL FEATURES page for info on our Ride Share program. We do not make travel arrangements for registrants but are happy to share the contacts of those who indicate on their registration forms that they want to share rides.

FAA Bill Allows Musical Instruments on Planes (Jan. 29, 2013)!
Read about it at:
http://www.musicrow.com/2013/01/faa-bill-allows-musical-instruments-on-planes/

 

It's still good if you check with individual airlines, citing this bill.


 

 

MEGABUS!

If you're on a budget and looking to cut travel expenses, you might want to consider the inexpensive cross-country travel Megabus offers in modern buses between select locations around the country! (Knoxville, TN is closest to Black Mountain, and Greyhound goes to Black Mountain from there.) Check out http://us.megabus.com .

 


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