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5 Things to do in Brevard, North Carolina

Brevard is a small Western North Carolina mountain town located within beautiful Transylvania County. Despite the spooky name, this county has been nicknamed “The Land of Waterfalls.” With over 200 amazing waterfalls to choose amongst, outdoor enthusiasts will have a field day exploring nature at its’ best. A bustling downtown, a lively year-round events lineup, […]

Attraction of the Week: Hot Springs, North Carolina

Health enthusiasts have been enjoying the amazing natural healing powers of hot springs for centuries. The mineral rich waters reportedly cure a wide range of illnesses and ailments. Many with joint and muscle problems swear by these springs for the immense relief they provide. Soaking in waters enriched with trace minerals like silica and sulfur […]

10 Relaxing things to do in Asheville, NC

At one point, Asheville was predominantly known as a low-key, artsy Bohemian city, surrounded by beautiful scenery, with close access to the Blue Ridge mountains. While the city’s art scene is still considered one of the most eccentric, today, the city is more well known for its’ craft brewery and foodie scene. Asheville is a […]

Hiking Hotspot: Whiteside Mountain

Whiteside Mountain is a popular hiking trail located near Highlands, North Carolina. Highlands is a small touristy town known for its’ close proximity to many natural wonders including waterfalls and tranquil hiking trails within the beautiful Nantahala National Forest. This quaint mountain oasis is a popular destination with hikers, nature lovers, and photographers. The mild […]

Christmas at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville

The holiday season is the premier time to book a stay at the gorgeous Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina. Being that the mesmerizing Blue Ridge mountains comprise the backdrop, it is hands down one of the most beautiful Omni properties. The wonderful 360 degree mountain vistas, the gorgeous “Arts and Crafts” style […]

5 Festive Holiday Events in Charlotte NC

From Thanksgiving through the New Year, there are plenty of festive activities to enjoy in Charlotte and surrounding small towns. If you prefer chilly temps with little chance of snow, Charlotte may be a perfect holiday destination for you. With multiple tree lighting ceremonies, several dazzling light displays, big shopping malls, and a variety of […]

The Best Holiday Events in Western North Carolina

Wintertime is one of the best times to plan your visit to the beautiful Western North Carolina region. By this time, tourist crowds have finally begun to disappear, the temps have cooled down and the air is crisp and dry, hiking trails are more secluded and tranquil, and there are a number of seasonal events […]

Dazzling Christmas Trees Around the Country

Frosty temps, the chance of snow, peppermint mochas, 24/7 holiday music, Hallmark movie marathons, shopping deals, parties, sugar cookies, hot cocoa…While all these things signal the start of the holidays, to many, the holiday season officially kicks off with the lighting of a gorgeous Christmas tree. According to The History Channel, the beginnings of the […]

Attraction of the Week: Forest City, North Carolina Christmas Lights

Forest City is home to one of the top rated Christmas light displays in North Carolina. It is the best place to enjoy a festive light display in the Western North Carolina region. If you find yourself traveling to Asheville, Hendersonville, or any nearby small town this time of year, you will definitely want to […]

10 Places to See Holiday Lights Near Asheville, NC

Nothing says the holidays have arrived quite like a beautiful light display. While Asheville and WNC in general may not have the show stopping light displays frequently found in other areas of the country, there are several festive destinations throughout the region. Bundle up, grab a hot cocoa, and enjoy a brisk night surrounded by […]