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Triple Falls at Dupont State Forest

The Western North Carolina region is loaded with breathtaking waterfalls. From roadside wonders, to those requiring a hard trek along an unmaintained trail, there are unending cascading beauties to explore in this region. The best waterfall hikes include those such as the Triple Falls trail within the Dupont State Forest, in which you will see […]

12 Free Things to do in Greenville, South Carolina

Located in the heart of the region of South Carolina known as “The Upstate,” Greenville has become a trendy place in recent years thanks to its’ emerging foodie scene and revitalized Main Street. Mild weather and close proximity to the Blue Ridge mountains also continues to draw nature lovers to the region. The city is […]

Attraction of the Week: Tom’s Creek Falls in the Pisgah National Forest

Tom’s Creek Falls is a spectacular 60 foot, 2 tiered waterfall in the beautiful Pisgah National Forest. North Carolina offers no shortage of stunning waterfalls. The Western North Carolina region alone is home to 100’s of jaw dropping waterfalls, with Translyvania County being home to over 250. Tom’s Creek is accessed via a short trail […]

10 Things to do Over the Holiday Season in Asheville, North Carolina

Between the country’s largest gingerbread competition and the renowned holiday celebration at the historic Bitmore Estate, Asheville has become a popular Christmas destination in recent years. Add in a small chance of an early winter storm, a lineup of festive events, and a multitude of winter recreational opportunities nearby, and it’s really no surprise that […]

Fall Fun in Asheville, NC: 10 Things to See & Do

Fall is the perfect time to plan your trip to the beautiful Western North Carolina region. Nestled in the foothills of the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville is a great starting point for exploring various daytrips throughout the region. A huge lineup of seasonal events, vibrant fall foliage, scenic drives, hundreds of miles of hiking […]

10 Things to do this Autumn in Upstate South Carolina

Colorful leaves, cozy sweaters, football, brisk weather, pumpkin everything….there really is no better season than the fall. While South Carolina does not typically come to mind first when planning a fantastic fall destination, the Upstate, a name given to the 10 counties which make up the Northwestern portion of the state, is actually a well-regarded […]

An Autumn Stroll to the Spectacular Lower Catawba Falls

Lower Catawba Falls, a breathtaking 100 foot multi-tiered waterfall, is one of numerous easily accessible waterfalls near the Asheville, NC region. The trailhead is just 30 minutes away, making Catawba the closest major waterfall to Asheville, and thus, also one of the most crowded. Access to this waterfall was closed to the public for years […]

11 Gorgeous Florida Gulf Coast Beaches

Florida’s Gulf coast is home to some of the country’s most amazing beaches. In fact, a number of them have been rated at some time or another as “the best.” While Florida’s Gulf side beaches do not shine in the surfing department due to the calmer more shallow waters, the warm water temps place these […]

Attraction of the Week: City of Rocks

City of Rocks, a surreal geologic wonder in Southwestern New Mexico, is one to add to your bucket list of oddball roadside attractions. Seemingly popping out in the midst of nowhere in the isolated desert of New Mexico are the grand towering rock formations known today as the City of Rocks. Today, these oddly shaped […]

Silver City, New Mexico: A Beautiful Respite from the Desert Heat

Silver City, a small southwestern New Mexico community of just 10,000 residents, was founded as a mining town back in 1878. The scenic community sits at the foot of the Mongollon mountains. Today, Silver City is most popular with retirees seeking a laid-back mountain escape. Due to the proximity of a handful of natural wonders, […]



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