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."
- Sheila Kay AdamsBallad singer, oldtime banjo player, storyteller, and author, Mars Hill, NC
- Few people embody such a depth of family and regional tradition, or represent it to the rest of the world with so much authority and affection, as Madison County's Sheila Kay Adams.
- Visit the Traditional Artist Directory
Sights & Sounds
Mountain Rug Mills
One of the many styles of rugs that are offered at Mountain Rug Mills.
Photo courtesy of Gil Morgan.
Photo courtesy of Mark Freed.