Driving around Asheville, from the decorations, to the need to flip on those heated-seats, the holidays are in full swing in western North Carolina. Many of our readers have car-lovers and enthusiasts for whom they are shopping, but what can you get them? In this post and the next, we will discuss eleven key gift ideas for the car-people in your life.

Thousands upon thousands of tourists drive to our area to experience the array of fall colors here in the mountains. Asheville is a great base from which to travel throughout the southern Appalachians. Here at The DentFX, we enjoy taking full advantage of living in the area, to travel along the parkway and other roads during the week, when it is not so busy. Whether you are a lucky Asheville resident, or traveler, here are six drives to take from downtown Asheville.

As Hurricane Irma approaches Florida, all eyes are on the Keys and Miami area for a major, destructive impact. In the Asheville and Greenville areas, we are also watching for tropical rain and wind to potentially cause damage as the weakening storm moves north. At The DentFX, we want to make sure you and your vehicle are prepared for the storm.

Asheville is famous for its outdoor scene, with hundreds of miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, white water rafting and tubing, and incredible mountain views. As summer draws to an end, we have compiled a short list of five great drives to take while the leaves remain on the trees and everything is still green: