About the Area
Western North Carolina is home to the Appalachian, Blue Ridge and Great Smokey mountains. Whether you’re heading to Chimney Rock Park for the day, pampering yourself at The Grove Park Inn or grabbing your mountain bike and heading for the trails, there is always something fun and exciting to do! The region is home to some cool, small towns as well as a few larger cities. They are each filled with historic buildings with a mix of longtime family operated stores and restaurants, along with new galleries and trendy shops. Each town has its own personality and many things to do! You will be able to experience all four seasons in this area of NC – Spring always brings fresh, crisp air, Summer is full of kayaking the many rivers, Fall is all about the beautiful foliage changing colors and Winter is welcomed by fluffy white snow, which is perfect for skiing.