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.
Some grits recipes are passed down for generations. Other flavorful preparations are created in the kitchens of innovative chefs. Then there are those newfound traditions born from curiosity and happenstance.