North Carolina

Chimney Rock State Park

There is so much to see and do in the mountains of Western North Carolina, from hiking and camping, to exploring a quaint picturesque town.  One of our favorite ways to experience the western NC mountains is visiting Chimney Rock State Park!  Just 25 miles from Asheville, North Carolina, this state park highlights the monolith… Read more »

Asheville – a Chocolate Lover’s Paradise

Looking for something “sweet” to do? How about taking a chocolate tour? Yes, Asheville, North Carolina is a chocolate lover’s paradise! Not only are there numerous wonderful restaurants with their own delicious desserts but there are several local chocolate shops worth visiting!   Chocolate Fetish The Chocolate Fetish uses locally sourced ingredients whenever possible and… Read more »

Grandfather Mountain New Year’s Sunrise Hike

Want to welcome the New Year in an unforgettable way?  Consider taking in the first sunrise of 2022 atop Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina! This annual event allows you to rare opportunity to not only visit and hike within the Grandfather Mountain park outside normal hours, but also gives you the breathtaking view of a… Read more »

WNC Nature Center

For many of the residents of The Cliffs Communities and The Reserve at Lake Keowee, Asheville, North Carolina is a frequent stop. From shopping to dining, this town is bursting with things to experience. One of the great things regarding this town is the location and natural surroundings. Western North Carolina has much to offer… Read more »

Things To Do in Forest City, NC

Spring is in the air and if you are looking for a good road trip, think about adding Forest City, North Carolina to your list! This town in Rutherford County has southern charm but also modern touches while preserving history. One of the favorite attractions include the Bennett Classics Antique Auto Museum, located at 241… Read more »

Opening Day on April 9th for Cradle of Forestry in Pisgah National Forest

On Saturday, April 9th, there is a special opening day and that is for the Cradle of Forestry in Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina. Before going into some details of this opening day, we will first explore some of the history! The Cradle of Forestry is known as the birthplace of forest conservation in America…. Read more »

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