Review of Asheville, North Carolina


Many outsiders have changed this town.
Star Rating - 9/25/2019
Asheville used to be a great place until the mass exodus of Floridians and Californians came to town. Now it is overpriced (feeling the same pain Washington State felt when Californians came calling) and it is hard to find sustainable work. I do love to visit because of the scenic beauty, but the South it used to be has changed because of the liberal demographic and also the crime has greatly climbed because of the same naivety taking over government. They love our milk and honey, but they want to complain and change everything. Guest that have overstayed their welcome and the true natives and locals can feel it.
Katie | Ferry Pass, FL
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I doubt Floridans are your problem, most of the Floridans that move to NC are Southern natives called "Florida Crackers". They are nice friendly Southern people. You could be in a worse situation and be stuck in Florida with all the Northerners moving down there. Truth is neither one of us need to be stereotyping people from various states...did you know many Native-Floridan's ancestors came from NC. I'm sure you wouldn't want everyone stereotyping this part of NC as inbred mountain people and freaks going to art school...so be nice.
Bill | Glenwood Springs, CO

I doubt Floridans are your problem, most of the Floridans that move to NC are Southern natives called "Florida Crackers". They are nice friendly Southern people. You could be in a worse situation and be stuck in Florida with all the Northerners moving down there. Truth is neither one of us need to be stereotyping people from various states...did you know many Native-Floridan's ancestors came from NC. I'm sure you wouldn't want everyone stereotyping this part of NC as inbred mountain people and freaks going to art school...so be nice.
Bill | Glenwood Springs, CO

Most southerners think like you," Outsiders have changed this town". I agree, but that applies to every southern city. Our hospitality, charm and lower cost of living was enticing. I don't blame New Yorkers and Californians, I blame politics.
Reese | Bloomingdale, GA
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