Posts in Attractions

Chimney Rock's New Elevator & Other Upgrades

01 July, 2012

The newly renovated elevator at Chimney Rock Park makes it easy to reach the top and enjoy the amazing views... ... (more)

Bennett Classics Auto Museum, Forest City, NC

21 August, 2013

I visited the Bennett Classics Auto Museum in Forest City, North Carolina, this week. It's a fun trip down memory lane, and a reminder of our nation's love for everything with wheels...... (more)

Mt. Mitchell, Tallest Mountain East of the Rockies

29 August, 2011

I took another ride up the Blue Ridge Parkway to Mount Mitchell. At 6,684 feet Mt. Mitchell is the highest mountain east of the Mississippi. Here's the 360-degree overlook...... (more)

Spring and Summer Activities in the Mountains

25 June, 2017

Spring and summer activities -- indoors and outdoors, for children and adults -- abound in the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. For your convenience we've compiled an extensive list of the best ... (more)

New Burntshirt Vineyards in Hendersonville, NC

03 December, 2012

Our neighbor enjoyed her recent visit to the new Burntshirt Vineyards in Hendersonville, NC. Of course the views from the 3,400-ft. elevation were stunning... ... (more)

The Best Golf Course in Western North Carolina?

09 August, 2012

Want to know which golf course in the western North Carolina mountains is perfect for you? ... (more)