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."
- R. Eddie BushyheadCherokee flutemaker, musician, language specialist, Cherokee, NC (Qualla Boundary)
- Eddie Bushyhead is a musician who makes and plays the rivercane flute, a traditional instrument among the Cherokee. He entertains large and small audiences of all ages with traditional flute music and contemporary "Rez Music".
- Visit the Traditional Artist Directory
Sights & Sounds
Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail
The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, established by Congress in 1980, commemorates the campaign that led to the Battle of Kings Mountain. Each year in the fall members of the Overmountain Victory Trail Association lead a commemorative march with public events to honor the patriot army and their story.
Photos courtesy of Bill Williams