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10 Great CoffeeShops in Western North Carolina

Western North Carolina is the most beautiful region in the state of North Carolina. With easy access to the Blue Ridge Parkway, plus hundreds of miles of hiking trails and 200+ jaw dropping waterfalls, it’s an outdoor lover’s paradise. A number of attractive small towns populate the region. Most of these towns are home to […]

5 Fun things to do in Hendersonville, North Carolina

Hendersonville, the 2nd largest city in Western North Carolina, is a great base location for exploring the natural wonders of the mesmerizing Blue Ridge mountain region. The quaint city is centrally located to many notable attractions including the Blue Ridge Parkway, beautiful national forests, and over 200 waterfalls. Add in a growing foodie scene and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hiking Hotspot: Crabtree Falls on the Blue Ridge Parkway

One of the prettiest waterfalls on the Blue Ridge Parkway is located within close proximity to Asheville. If you plan on making Asheville your base for outdoor adventures, you will be within easy access to so many breathtaking Western North Carolina waterfalls. Crabtree Falls is really one of the most stunning falls, not only on […]

Attraction of the Week: The World’s Only Aluminum Tree Museum

A winter visit to beautiful Transylvania County, North Carolina is the perfect time to enjoy quiet winter walks in the tranquil Pisgah National Forest, as well as stroll around charming downtown Brevard. If your visit falls during the holiday season, you will will also have a few festive activities to look forward to. One of […]