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Appalachian Allure

Top 8 Sunset Spots in Asheville, N.C.

The Best Places to Catch a Scenic Sunset The Blue Ridge Mountains offer some of the best vantage points to watch the sun drop below the peaks in a splash of color. People travel from all over the world to see the nightly show. We asked our social media fans to share their favorite places to watch the sunset in and around Asheville, North Carolina. Here are the results! 1. The Omni Grove Park Inn

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5 Things You Need to Know About Fall in Asheville

Top tips for experiencing fall in Asheville, NC Fall in Asheville, North Carolina is one of the most sought-after places to go leaf peeping. Due to the area's vast elevation changes, the Asheville area is home to one of the longest fall color seasons in the nation. To help you plan your fall getaway to the Blue Ridge Mountains, check out these useful tips on how to experience fall color in

Fall Drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Best Fall Drives For Experiencing Craft Art in Asheville

Discover Appalachian Craft Art Culture Along Area Byways As you travel mountain roads splashed with brilliant fall color, it's easy to understand why Asheville and the Blue Ridge Mountains have inspired artists and craftspeople for generations. What makes Asheville's craft scene unique is that you'll find artists here are not only preserving traditional mountain handmade

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Bird Watching & Hawk Migration in the Fall Season

Hawks Soar Over Asheville in Annual Migration Fall is a favorite time here in Western North Carolina, when the cooling weather provides ideal conditions for exploring all that this area has to offer. The changing leaves along the Blue Ridge Parkway present a feast for the eyes, and the migration sightings can provide memories to last a lifetime, particularly for hawk enthusiasts. Each year in the

Cycling on the Parkway

For Wheel, Y’all: Six Asheville Adventures on 2 Wheels

See Asheville From Behind (Handle) Bars In Asheville, outdoor enthusiasts are like kids in a locally sourced candy store. With hundreds of miles for road biking and as a mountain biking destination, what better way to see our fair city than on two wheels? And you don’t have to know how to do a nose wheelie to enjoy one of these six cycling experiences. 1. Velo Girl Rides These luxe,

Craggy Gardens Picnic

Super Scenic Picnics with 360-Degree Views

Pair Your Picnic With Delicious Vistas Feed your eyes with spectacular views and your ears with serene sounds of nature with an al fresco meal that you will never forget. Before you head out to the great outdoors for your picnic, pick up a picnic basket from The Rhu or Asheville Picnic Company, and treat yourself to a charcuterie spread to-go from Gather 'Round Charcuterie. Asheville

Foggy Grandfather Swinging Bridge

You Shall See Wonders: A Day at Grandfather Mountain

Visit an Internationally Renowned Nature Preserve, Just 90 Minutes from Asheville Shakespeare is staring at me. The cleverly named barred owl is perched on the leather glove of Grandfather Mountain's head naturalist. It's as if the bird knows I mistakenly thought a mourning dove cooing was an owl hooting this morning—just one of the revelations I've had during this educational

Chimney Rock Park in Fall

Itinerary: Family-Friendly Fun at Chimney Rock Near Asheville, NC

Winding Trails, Wildlife and Waterfalls The scenery at Chimney Rock State Park possesses a magnetic draw for tourists and locals alike. Over the years, artists, writers and filmmakers taken inspiration from the towering granite monolith and take-your-breath-away rock overhangs and outcroppings that are home to peregrine falcons, rare flowers and endangered species. The main attraction is Chimney

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