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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
Explore Hickory! Just 45 miles from the Blowing Rock, NC Parkway exit (US 321, MP 291.8), Hickory is easily accessible and located in the beautiful foothills of the North Carolina mountains on Interstate 40. Experience our pristine Lake Hickory, hike our scenic trails, fish our sparkling streams, and… Read More
At 4,118 feet Highlands, NC is amazingly down to earth. Our mountain town is nestled in nature, home to black bears, the most biodiverse collection of flora and fauna in North America, and a cacophony of waterfalls and spectacular autumn views. For more information, contact visitor@highlandschamber.org, call toll free 1-866-240-2064,… Read More
Ready for a one-of-a-kind getaway? From epic hikes to top-rated fishing, Jackson County’s outdoor adventures won’t disappoint. Plus, the charming mountain towns of Cashiers, Cherokee, Dillsboro, and Sylva offer eclectic shopping, award-winning dining, and cozy cabins. Download your free guide at www.DiscoverJacksonNC.com, or call 1-800-962-1911 for more information. Read More
Heart of the Yadkin Valley. Exit at Milepost 229, go South of Parkway on US 21 to I-77 Exit 82. The Jonesville area offers a true hub for visitors to the Yadkin Valley Wine Region. Yadkin County boasts at least 12 wineries that offer tours, tastings, and refined dining. Read More
With two official Appalachian Trail Communities — Buena Vista and Glasgow — our area welcomes recreation-lovers of all types. Visit the awe-inspiring Natural Bridge State Park, paddle the James River, cycle picturesque backroads, enjoy a vineyard or brewery, or tap your toes at a music festival at Glen Maury Park. Read More
Nestled between the Blue Ridge & Massanutten Mountains, Luray-Page County is a beautiful escape any time of the year. Located just 90 miles west of Washington, D.C., we’re close enough to make day trips and weekend getaways possible. But once you visit, you may never want to leave. Get… Read More
Take a detour off Milepost 63.7 and see for yourself why people love Lynchburg so much! Wind your way past wineries and farm stands (stopping to enjoy) to the picturesque city of Lynchburg, Virginia, known for its beautiful historic architecture packed into seven National Historic Districts.  Our vibrant city,… Read More
Madison County has been a crossroads of history for over 11,000 years. We are proud to invite you to this beautiful, historic and exciting region of Virginia. Let us help you plan your visit filled with outdoor activities, wineries, events, restaurants and fine dining, or simply relaxation. Visit the Madison… Read More