Practical Information

Hotel Reservations

The Cosmic Summit has reserved a limited block of rooms at the Asheville Crowne Plaza Resort for $190 per night. The link to reserve a room will be sent to you in the confirmation email when you have purchased your in-person ticket.

The Crowne Plaza is a full-service IHG resort hotel with a golf course, spa, massage, pool, fitness center, concierge, free self-parking, and allows pets under certain conditions. The hotel is 5 minutes from downtown Asheville.


Asheville is the 2nd fastest growing airport in US and serviced non-stop from following NONSTOP DESTINATIONS/CONNECTIONS:

  • Atlanta
  • Baltimore
  • Charlotte
  • Chicago
  • Dallas/Ft. Worth
  • Washington, D.C.
  • West Palm Beach
  • Ft. Lauderdale
  • Newark
  • New York City (summer seasonal)
  • Orlando
  • Orlando/Sanford
  • Philadelphia
  • Punta Gorda
  • Sarasota
  • St. Pete-Clearwater
  • Tampa, Vero Beach (seasonal).
  • See here for more travel information.

Asheville: Edgy, Artsy & Inviting

Known as an art colony, healing resort and a home to notable luminaries, statesmen and bohemians, Asheville is one of the most welcoming, vibrant cities in America.

Asheville is that type of unique, special place that lingers sweetly in your mind and memories for years to come. The city’s rich architectural legacy with its mix of Art Deco, Beaux Arts and Neoclassical styles is the perfect retro-urban backdrop to the edgy energy that emanates from the locally-owned shops and art galleries, distinctive restaurants and exciting entertainment venues.

A bastion of cutting-edge art and technology in the Blue Ridge, the city also prides itself on its fascinating Appalachian past and celebrates this culture with annual events such as Shindig on the Green. While many cities underwent major overhauls in past decades, Asheville’s historic and architecturally diverse downtown remains beautifully preserved.

There’s something special about Asheville, and the world is just beginning to discover it. This thriving mountain city features a funky and eclectic downtown, 30-plus art galleries downtown alone, a burgeoning culinary scene, a thriving live music scene and, of course, the awe-inspiring scenery of the Appalachian Mountains.

Asheville is the ultimate playground, with a wide diversity of outdoor adventures.

**DISCLAIMER: The Cosmic Summit is not a presentation of the Comet Research Group. That fact will be repeated many times at the Conference. The Conference will cover subjects which are not endorsed or supported by the CRG or the thinking of individual CRG members. George Howard and Cosmic Tusk Productions, LLC is the owner and producer of the Cosmic Summit 2023, a for-profit entertainment and science gathering of general interest. George is an environmental entrepreneur in Raleigh, North Carolina, who became interested in the Younger Dryas Impact in 1994 and posts on relevant subjects since 2010 at cosmictusk.com. He is an occasional co-author with and a co-director of the 510(c)3 Comet Research Group. 

Sponsored by Cosmic Tusk Productions, LCC