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
Ernest and Osey Helton
Ernest (on left) and Osey Helton
Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center
Photo Courtesy of the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center.