Months and months ago, I started thinking about what I wanted for my birthday. Sometimes I thought about getting new outdoor gear at REI, but mostly, I fantasized about going places. My first destination was camping at Skidaway Island state park. I hoped it would be warm enough by March. Then, I found out that Seminole state park has a unique camping opportunity: sleeping in a tree house! However, for a while, I had my eye on visiting Asheville, NC. So when my mom mentioned that she had a free nights stay available at a hotel near Asheville, I jumped at the chance. And that is how Tyler and I came to stay in Asheville for my birthday weekend.