Maggie Valley

An eccentric town in a mysterious mountain setting bursts with individual flare. And its residents, both old and new, have happily decided that works for them.
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Apples in a Glass: McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks

A nice complement to our food is a cider made in Thurmond with our apples.
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Preservation Villages: Hart Square

We remember who came before us and what they did and where they lived. We respect our past, and we preserve it. We recognize those who spend their time restoring our heritage. In Hickory, a man builds a village.
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Waynesville, North Carolina.


Halfbacks and high hills, arts and frogs, elk and Plotts — and how it all blends together in one of the most intriguing places in North Carolina.
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Sean Wilson, owner of Fullsteam Brewery in Durham, North Carolina.

Beer brewed right, here.

A brewer, farmer, and merchant in North Carolina are part of a movement to bring goodwill to good beer.
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Old North State Winery & Brewery in Mount Airy, North Carolina.

In Good Spirit: Old North State Winery & Brewery

Grab a glass at a winery in Mount Airy, and know you’re in good company.
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Labyrinth at Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby, North Carolina.

The Right Path

A labyrinth garden outside a hospital in Shelby gives people space to twist and turn and think.
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Five Things to do in My Town

Bryson City

From Friday night football to pizza from Anthony’s, a group of folks who love Bryson City tell you what not to miss.
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Mountain Fresh Orchards in Hendersonville North Carolina

In Search of Apples

Every fall, a produce stand in Hendersonville becomes a destination.
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Bed-and-Breakfast-on-Tiffany-Hill, Mills River North Carolina

In the Company of Mountains

Drive through the countryside of Henderson County, past fields and hillside pastures, toward the Bed & Breakfast on Tiffany Hill in Mills River. Here, you’ll find an owner who wants you to stop, sleep in the comfort she creates, and just stay still.
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