Mountain Tales

Once, folks living among the peaks and valleys of western North Carolina entertained each other with tales told around a campfire. Today, modern storytellers keep the tradition alive.

A 7-County Guide to the Smokies

Take a trip to this far-west corner of North Carolina and use our county-by-county guide to fill your itinerary with mile-high overlooks and cozy lodges, rushing rivers and waterfalls, favorite shops and restaurants, and thrilling mountain adventures.