At this historic home that’s been transformed into a charming mountain inn, R & R takes on new meaning: Guests can enjoy the sounds of nature, extravagant breakfasts, upscale amenities, and even a UTV joyride.
Rex Frederick brought his dream of riding and roping to western North Carolina 20 years ago and created Clear Creek Ranch. He hung up his spurs this year, but his dude ranch still provides the most authentic “out West” experience east of the Pecos.
Western North Carolina is at its most stunning when autumn arrives and the leaves burst into color. Before you head out leaf peeping this fall, check in weekly to see what colors our experts are seeing at 25 of our favorite mountain spots.