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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
Have A Big Vacation in A Small Town! Bryson City is full of fun things to do for every member of the family-and many are FREE! • Fish and go boating on Fontana Lake • Fly fish four rivers and numerous trout streams • Hike the Great Smoky Mountains National… Read More
Exit the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 411.8 and discover pure adventure. Winding down US 276 through Pisgah National Forest, you will enter one of Transylvania County’s most iconic landscapes. Along the way, you’ll pass the Cradle of Forestry, Sliding Rock and Looking Glass Falls. The lush foliage and spectacular… Read More
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park represents the best of the North Carolina mountains in one place. Surrounded by the towering cliffs of Hickory Nut Gorge, the Park offers some of the most amazing views found anywhere. From atop Chimney Rock, an ancient monolith soaring 1,200ft above the… Read More
Trout House Falls Luxury Waterfront Vacation Rentals in Brevard The Secluded “WATERFALL CABIN” 2 Bedroom Sleeps 1 – 4 in Brevard North Carolina From the porch of the cabin, the beautiful waterfall and rushing trout stream seem to wash away the stress of daily life. As you settle down in… 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
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
Emerald Village - 3 miles from Parkway at Little Switzerland. Gem mining, gold panning, mine tours, waterfall, free exhibits, real mines, fun…
Albert’s Lodge at Mt. Mitchell is located just 5 minutes North of the Parkway, and offers large rooms, kitchenettes, air conditioning, HDTV, WiFi, and a private patio deck with spectacular views of the Black Mountains, all within walking distance to Roaring Fork Falls. Visit AlbertsLodge.com or call (828) 675-4691. Read More
Accessible from US 23, 441, 64, 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