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Heads' Retreat

Frozen Leaves

Engage in a True Retreat Experience

Learn and re-energize at the famous Biltmore Estate in beautiful Asheville, NC. Join other AMISA Heads of School for a time of personal and professional growth in a setting that fosters renewal and rejuvenation.

Our goal is to provide a first-class retreat experience.

 Meet in Cedric's Tavern bar area for the Saturday Reception at 6:30pm.

We are in the Antler Village area.

Traveling To and From Asheville, NC

The Asheville Airport (AVL) is easily accessible with daily non-stop flights from Atlanta (ATL) using Delta, and from Charlotte (CLT) and Miami (MIA) using American.

Asheville is also a 3.5 hour car ride from Atlanta or 2.5 from Charlotte.


Asheville's Offerings

Check out the River Arts District and explore Downton. Asheville has culinary offerings to meet the needs of all foodies! 

Retreat Acommodations & Schedule

A room at the Village Hotel is included with registration for three nights (Sept.30 - Oct. 2).

All room reservations will be under each participant's name. It is a short walk from the hotel to Cedric's Loft, which will be our meeting and meal space for the retreat.


6:30 - 7:00pm Welcome Reception (bar area lower level)  

7:00 - 8:30pm Welcome Dinner

Image by Chino Rocha

Treat Yourself to a World of Activities

Truly customize the retreat experience by enaging in a variety of activities to suit every need.


Seasonal Exhibits

Biltmore Self Guided Tour

Red Wine & Chocolate Tasting

Land Rover Experience

Fly Fishing Experience

Guided Raft Trip


Carriage Rides on the Property

Winery Tours and Tasting

Complimentary Wine Tasting



Shop the River Arts District

Walk Downtown Asheville

Open Air Market at Grove Arcade

Asheville Food Tours

Asheville Brewery Tours

Explore the Spa Scene

Explore Galleries

Feedback and Future Planning Survey

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