Finding your way to Asheville, NC

Asheville NC directions and our location: Oakland Cottage Bed and Breakfast and our Rental Cabins are located in Western North Carolina in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Smoky Mountains and Appalachian Mountains (all names for the same Southern U.S. mountain range). The Blue Ridge Parkway National Park passes right through the heart of Asheville allowing for easy access from Oakland Cottage, and all of our properties – with several access ramps between mileposts 375 and 395. Our convenient location in the heart of Asheville is just 1 mile south of downtown, 1 mile north of the Biltmore Estate and a few blocks from Asheville-Buncombe Technical College (AB-Tech), Asheville Mission Hospital and the Smith-McDowell House Museum.

Oakland Cottage Bed and Breakfast is located at:
74 Oakland Road – Asheville, North Carolina, 28801

Oakland Cottage Directions

Looking for our Rental Cabin addresses? Written Asheville NC directions to our rentals are provided with confirmation e-mail or you may per-request by emailing us. There is a self check-in process at each rental, please don’t drive to the B&B at 74 Oakland Road without previous arrangement, as this is our B&B where many guests are residing. If you have any questions about the directions to your rental cabin, ticket needs, area information or other requests, please contact us at 828 994 2627 or info@vacationinasheville.com.  Reservation and phone hours are 9am to 7pm daily, leave a message in between these hours and we will get back to you shortly.

Asheville NC directions By Car, interstates I-40 and I-26 cross right through the middle of Asheville allowing for convenient access.  Asheville is between a 2 and 5 hours hours drive from Charleston, SC, Atlanta, GA., Knoxville, TN, Roanoke, VA., Charlotte, NC, Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC, making it a wonderful weekend destination.

For Air Travelers, the Asheville Airport (AVL) is 13 miles south of Oakland Cottage Bed and Breakfast, just off I-26.  It is a small convenient and easy airport to fly in and out of, and just a 15 minute drive from the B&B.  The Charlotte NC International Airport (CLT) is 125 miles east and Knoxville, TN  is 110 miles west. We are 80 miles from either Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) airport in SC or the Tri City Regional Airport (TRI) in Johnson City, TN. Atlanta is only a four hour drive away.

USE OF A GPS: Due to the varying systems and software updates, guests have been misdirected and become lost in the past. While Google Maps has greatly improved, we suggest you PRINT THIS PAGE AND BRING IT WITH YOU TO INSURE EASY ACCESS to Oakland Cottage B&B and Asheville NC directions.

From I-40: traveling east, take exit 50. Traveling west, take exit 50 B. Distance from the I-40 exit to Oakland Cottage B&B is just over 2 miles:

  • Follow exit ramp signs towards “A-B Technical College” & “The Biltmore Estate”, heading North on US 25 after you exit  (US 25 is initially Hendersonville Road/ Biltmore Ave.)
  • Get into and stay in the right-hand lane on Biltmore Avenue as you head North, towards downtown Asheville (once you have crossed the Railroad Tracks, you may get back into the left-hand lane)
  • Stay on Biltmore Ave. for about 1 more mile.  When you see the Mission Memorial Hospital emergency exit on your left, make sure you are in the left lane and as you will need to turn left at the very next light.
  • At the traffic light just past the emergency entrance/exit, turn left onto Hospital Drive
  • Once on Hospital Drive, get into the left lane immediately and turn left at traffic light onto Victoria Road
  • Pass through a traffic light at the entrance of the Hospital, and continue on Victoria Road for another 4/10 mile.
  • Turn right onto Oakland Road (just past the big brick sign on the right, “111 Asheville Orthopedics”). There is a covered bus stop sitting area on the corner of Oakland and Victoria.
  • 74 Oakland Cottage is approximately 200 yards on the right side of the road. Look for the white sign, 74 Oakland Cottage, in the front yard. Oakland Cottage is a large white house with green trim.
  • Ample complimentary parking is in the front circular drive. Be sure and leave enough room in the circular drive for others to pass through. Extra overflow parking is to the left side of the house as you face Oakland.

From I-240, take Exit 5B

  • Take the Charlotte Street Exit (South).
  • Stay on Charlotte Street until you come to Biltmore Ave (Charlotte Street becomes Southside Street after crossing Biltmore Avenue).
  • Turn left onto Biltmore Ave.
  • Go 3 traffic lights and turn right onto Hospital Drive (near the emergency exit for Mission Memorial Hospital).
  • Get into immediate left lane for a quick left at a traffic light onto Victoria Road.
  • Go through one traffic light at the entrance to Mission Memorial Hospital, staying on Victoria Road.
  • After the traffic light continue for about 4/10 mile on Victoria Road.
  • Turn right onto Oakland Road (just past the big brick sign on the right, 111 Asheville Orthopedics). There is a covered bus stop sitting area on the corner of Oakland and Victoria.
  • 74 Oakland Cottage is approximately 200 yards on the right side of the road. Look for the white sign, 74 Oakland Cottage, in the front yard. Oakland Cottage is a large white house with green trim.
  • Ample complimentary parking is in the circular drive area in front of the cottage. Be sure and leave enough room in the circular drive for others to pass through. Extra overflow parking is to the left side of the house as you face Oakland Cottage Bed and Breakfast.

From I-26 heading West (and from the Asheville Airport)

  • I-26 West will merge with I-240 towards Downtown Asheville.
  • Take the Amboy Road Exit #1C.
  • At the end of the exit ramp, continue on Amboy Road for approximately 1 mile.
  • At Traffic light and T-intersection, turn right onto Meadow Road (it is Lyman Road to the left and Meadow to the right)
  • Go approximately .8 mile on Meadow Road
  • At traffic light, turn left onto Victoria Road, following signs to AB-Tech Campus
  • Go approximately .8 mile on Victoria Road
  • Just past the Smith McDowell Museum and an AB-Tech parking lot on your left, turn left onto Oakland Road (covered bus stop on corner of Victoria and Oakland Rd)
  • 74 Oakland Cottage is approximately 200 yards on the right. Look for the white sign, 74 Oakland Cottage, in the front yard. Oakland Cottage is a large white house with green trim.
  • Ample complimentary parking is in the circular drive area in front of & beside the cottage. Be sure and leave enough room in the circular drive for others to pass through. Extra overflow parking is to the left side of the house as you face Oakland.

From I-26 heading east

  • As you approach Downtown Asheville on I-26 East you will come to a bit of a tricky section – stay alert and get into the left lane which will merge onto Patton Avenue (right lane will keep you on I-26, middle lane will merge onto I-240)
  • Stay on Patton through Downtown Asheville
  • At the Pack Monument, turn right onto Biltmore Avenue (Broadway St is to the left, Biltmore Ave to your right)
  • Go approximately 1.5 miles south on Biltmore Avenue
  • Turn right onto Hospital Drive.
  • Get into immediate left lane and turn left at traffic light onto Victoria Road.
  • After a stop sign continue for about 4/10 mile on Victoria Road.
  • Turn right onto Oakland Road (just past the big brick sign on the right, 111 Asheville Orthopedics). There is a covered bus stop sitting area on the corner of Oakland and Victoria.
  • 74 Oakland Cottage is approximately 200 yards on the right. Look for the white sign, 74 Oakland Cottage, in the front yard. Oakland Cottage is a large white house with green trim.
  • Ample complimentary parking is in the circular drive area in front of & beside the cottage. Be sure and leave enough room in the circular drive for others to pass through. Extra overflow parking is to the left side of the house as you face Oakland.

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For info and reservations call toll free, 1-828-994-2627 9am to 7pm daily. Leave a message, we’re often on the phone or with other guests – we’ll get back to you quickly! You may also check availability and book online. Book direct with us for the best rates: