The mountains of western North Carolina hold many secrets. One, a site in the Pisgah National Forest, has led lives as a space-age relic, a Cold War stronghold, and, today, a science center.
’Tis the season of many things — eggnog, bright lights, “Silent Night” — and fitting it all into a single month requires some list-making. So, from Our State to you (in no particular order): the signature components of Christmastime in Carolina.
It’s part of the quintessential Blue Ridge Parkway experience: to drive through one of our 25 parkway tunnels. But if you’ve only thought about what you’ll see when you get to the other side, well, you’re missing something. This story will open your eyes to those dark holes in the mountains.