North Carolina’s mountains and foothills are a region of our country so special it has been designated a National Heritage Area.
Use this website to discover why!
Places to go, things to see, experiences to enrich.
A distinctive American heritage for all to enjoy!
For Friends & Partners
Celebrating Blue Ridge Heritage and Appalachian Crafts in Spruce Pine NC
Sights & Sounds of the Blue Ridge
Photo courtesy of Cedric Chaterly.
Catch The Spirit of Appalachia
Doreyl & Amy Ammons