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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited National Park in the United States. It is situated in both Tennessee and North Carolina. It encompasses the ridge line of the Great Smoky Mountains – a part of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The border between Tennessee and North Carolina
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Cades Cove (Great Smoky Mountains)

Cades Cove (Great Smoky Mountains)

Cades Cove is one of the most visited attractions of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is a lush green valley surrounded by mountains and there are many historic buildings from 18th and 19th centuries. The valley is very scenic and wild life can be spotted, including black bear. The
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Pilot Mountain State Park

Pilot Mountain State Park

Pilot Mountain State Park is located between Mount Airy and Winston Salem in North Carolina. It is 1.5 hours drive from Charlotte. It is well known for its distinctive peak “Big Pinnacle”. Pilot Mountain’s original Native American name is Jomeokee. Pilot Mountain has two
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Oconaluftee (Great Smoky Mountains)

Oconaluftee (Great Smoky Mountains)

Oconaluftee is located inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 2 miles north of Cherokee, North Carolina. It is a river valley in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. Formerly the site of a Cherokee village and Appalachian community, the valley’s bottom land is now home to the
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Blue Ridge Parkway Fall Sightseeing

Blue Ridge Parkway Fall Sightseeing

Blue Ridge Parkway is America’s most scenic drive and extends from Virginia to North Carolina. Linking Shennandoah National Park in Virginia to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina, the Blue Ridge Parkway is a 470-mile, linear National Park with many stopping points along the
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Blue Ridge Attractions

Blue Ridge Attractions

Blue Ridge Parkway is the most scenic National parkway and is known as “America’s Favorite Drive”. It runs for 469 miles mostly along the Blue Ridge mountains, a major mountain chain which is part of the Appalachian Mountains. The parkway starts from the north at Shenandoah
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Hanging Rock State Park

Hanging Rock State Park

Hanging Rock State Park is a part of North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation. It is located in Stokes county, 4 miles north west of Danbury, North Carolina. It is around 2 hours drive fromĀ Charlotte, NC. The park is open from 8am – 9pm in Summer (Jun-Aug) and 8am – 6pm in
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Chimney Rock State Park

Chimney Rock State Park

If you like trips to Mountains, then Chimney Rock State Park is definitely a place to visit. The Park is located 25 miles southeast of Asheville, North Carolina. It offers the best of the mountains in one place – spectacular 75-mile views, hiking trails for all ages, a 404-foot waterfall, and
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Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock

The Blowing Rock is one of North Carolina’s oldest travel attraction, since 1933. It is an immense cliff 4,000 feet above sea level overhanging Johns River Gorge 3,000 feet below. The Cliff gets its name “Blowing Rock” because the rocky walls of the gorge form a flume through
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Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain is a privately owned mountain 5,946 ft above sea level, located in North Carolina, USA. Our first trip to Grandfather Mountain was on Oct 4th, 2008. It was a lovely experience as we drove through the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway. We were lucky enough to see early fall colors. Oct
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