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Avery County, North Carolina, located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains welcomes fun-seekers of all ages. While visiting, experience our four distinct seasons in an area that offers true Southern hospitality. And, we’re home of the Official Woolly Worm Festival of North Carolina, one of the top 10… Read More
Bryson City is a small western North Carolina town on the banks of the Tuckasegee River bordering the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP). It’s got gorgeous scenery, local bookstores, galleries with working artisans, family friendly museums, craft breweries, a winery, and a surprising variety of restaurants. Lodging options run… Read More
Discover Burke County today! The Brown Mountain Lights mystery is seen near here in the Pisgah National Forest, go south on NC Hwy 181 from Parkway Milepost 312 to see them for yourself. Nature abounds here: hike Table Rock and Hawksbill Mountains, see the Linville Gorge, and visit pristine… Read More
Burnsville is known for natural wonders, including Mount Mitchell, highest peak in the East. Popular activities include hiking, paddling, biking, fishing and stargazing. The area’s beauty inspires many artists to create here. Downtown Burnsville boasts shops, restaurants and galleries around the town square. Stay at a charming bed-and-breakfast inn or… Read More
We can’t wait to welcome you to Charlottesville and Albemarle County! We operate two mobile visitor centers which frequent our most popular attractions in the city and county. For hours, directions, and details about where to find two mobile visitor centers on any given day, visit www.visitcharlottesville.org. Read More
You’ll find plenty to do, whatever your interests, during a visit to Carter County, Tennessee. Historic Downtown Elizabethton is filled with diverse restaurants, antique shops, and plenty more. Take a stroll across our historic covered bridge, built in 1882. Visit Sycamore Shoals State Park to learn about… Read More
Accessible from US 23, 441, 64, and NC 28. Gem and ruby mines, scenic waterfalls and more! For more information on accommodations and attractions, please contact the Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce at 98 Hyatt Rd, Franklin, NC 28734. (828) 524-3161, (800) 336-7829, or www.franklin-chamber.com.  … Read More
Known for both exhilarating outdoor adventure and restful scenic beauty, our majestic mountains are full of amazing, one-of-a-kind experiences. From ATV riding and whitewater rafting, to picturesque wineries and tranquil waterfalls, you will find whatever YOUR heart desires…in the Heart of Appalachia. We look forward to seeing you soon!… Read More
Hendersonville is North Carolina apple country. Each Fall, families head to dozens of orchards to pick their own apples, enjoy hayrides, taste fresh cider and pose for photos. This small mountain town, just 30 minutes south of Asheville, has one of the most welcoming main streets in North Carolina. Read More
We are Highlands, North Carolina. At 4,118 feet, we offer breathtaking views yet are amazingly down to earth. We are the ideal mountain town, nestled in nature; we are home not only to black bears, but to the most biodiverse collection of flora and fauna in North America. Our public… Read More