Attractions & Destinations
For visitors in search of authentic heritage experiences and adventure, North Carolina's Blue Ridge mountains and foothills provide an unparalleled diversity of opportunities. No two visits are ever the same.
The Blue Ridge Parkway is America's most visited National Park unit and is known as "America's favorite drive."
- Lisa BannerWeaver, Newland, NC (Avery County)
- "The Weaving Room is a spiritual place," says Crossnore weaver Lisa Banner. Since 1996, Lisa has been an employee of the Crossnore Weaving Room, learning to weave the many patterns and items that continue to be produced on the treadle-operated looms.
- Visit the Traditional Artist Directory
Sights & Sounds
Aaron Buff found his calling as a chair maker when he was about ten years old.
Photo courtesy of Cedric Chatterley.
Mary Ann Dotson
Photos courtesy of The Easter Brothers