For a new generation in Bryson City, the mountain river that once washed away whole homesteads is now the source of simple pleasures, natural wonders, and new businesses.
Archery is a skill that can take a lifetime to master. But its biggest lesson is also the simplest: By pulling back the bowstring, you learn how to let go.
With the help of human herders, some hungry goats are saving the sensitive balds of Roan Mountain.
Welcome to the Southern mountain town whose personality is in its precipitation.
Take the guesswork out of your holiday fun this year with our guide to some of the High Country’s best festive seasonal events.
Take the guesswork out of your holiday fun this year with our guide to some of Asheville’s best festive seasonal events.
Even when there are no clouds, Steve Stanley, mountain manager of Appalachian Ski Mountain, makes so much snow that sometimes surrounding roads are coated with the stuff.
North Carolina’s High Country — composed of six mountain counties — is such a well-known tourist destination you might think you’ve seen all there is to see there. But if you’ve spent any time in the area, you know it’s more gravel road than beaten path. Here, we reveal twenty of the High Country’s best-kept secrets to reintroduce you to a region you thought you already knew.
Are the mysterious lights people have seen around Brown Mountain a natural phenomenon? Extraterrestrial orbs? Shared hallucinations? An elaborate hoax? Regardless of their origin, the legend continues to grow with each successive generation – year after year, night after night.