Attractions Directory

Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail

Eighty-eight miles of the Appalachian Trail run through the North Carolina mountains. More…

Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is America's most visited National Park unit and is known as "America's favorite drive." More…

Brevard

Brevard

The historic small town of Brevard is the county seat of Transylvania County, also known as "the land of the waterfalls." More…

Cataloochee Valley

Cataloochee Valley

The remote and picturesque Cataloochee Valley imparts a sense of what life was like for pioneers in the North Carolina mountains. More…

Doughton Park

Doughton Park

Doughton Park preserves a 6,000-acre landscape of open meadows and pioneer cabins near Sparta, NC. More…

Elk Knob State Park

Elk Knob State Park

Elk Knob State Park is located in the Meat Camp area of Watauga County. More…

Fontana Dam and Visitor Center

Fontana Dam and Visitor Center

Located in the far western corner of North Carolina, Fontana Dam is the tallest dam east of the Rockies. More…

Gorges State Park

Gorges State Park

Plunging waterfalls, rugged river gorges, and sheer rock walls. More…

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with a gateway in Cherokee, NC, is the most visited National Park in America. More…

Highlands

Highlands

On the highest crest of the Western North Carolina plateau, the town of Highlands evolved into a thriving resort community More…

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