• Guide to the Omni Grove Park in Asheville, NC
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    A Complete Guide to Visiting The Omni Grove Park Inn

    The historic Omni Grove Park Inn is one of the best hotels in Asheville and one of the most unique hotels in the Southeast. It was founded by Edwin W. Grove, who is now known as “The Father of Modern Asheville.” Grove was a self-made millionaire born and raised on a farm in Tennessee who had made his fortune as the inventor of the quinine Tasteless Chill Tonic to control the growth of the malaria parasite.  (Fun fact: The bottle had a hilarious drawing of a creature with the body of a pig and the face of a healthy, plump child because the tonic made “children and adults as fat…