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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Asheville Vacations in 2018

Hello! Thanks for following our blog posts here. For 2018, we are posting all updates on our primary Travel Guide website. We've made 1,000+ updates during the last month to help you plan getaway weekend trips and vacation to the North Carolina mountains, Biltmore, Blue Ridge Parkway and more in the Asheville area. Please go to our website to find 850+ pages of inspiration for fun and adventure. Also find us on Facebook and Instagram.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Asheville Helicopter Waterfall Tour

See Pisgah National Forest, Looking Glass Rock and waterfalls at DuPont State Forest with new helicopter tours from the Asheville airport! Take your camera to capture a birds-eye view that few get to see. Read about the tours.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Elk near Cherokee, NC

See the elk in the Great Smoky Mountains near Cherokee, North Carolina, as they graze and cross the river near the end of the Blue Ridge Parkway. See them often from the Oconaluftee Visitor Center. Read more at


Wednesday, January 25, 2017

High Shoals Falls, South Mountains State Park

See and hear roaring High Shoals Falls in South Mountains State Park after the recent rain. This is one of the best hikes in western North Carolina. The park is located south of Morganton, about 70 miles from Asheville via I-40. It's free to visit. Read more about this waterfall hike at

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Deep Creek Waterfalls, Great Smoky Mountains

One of the best hikes in western North Carolina is in the Deep Creek area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Hike to three waterfalls deep in the forest. It's a great day trip from Asheville and just a few miles from downtown Bryson City. Read more:

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Lake Lure & Chimney Rock After Wildfires

See the views from Lake Lure and Chimney Rock, North Carolina, after the Party Rock fire burned for several weeks. Thankful that most all trees survived and views are as spectacular as ever. More than 10 wildfires still burn in the Asheville area. See the latest on the fires at Thankful for the thousands of firefighters that have come from across the USA to help!

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Fall Color on the Blue Ridge Parkway, NC

Watch our video fall color report from the Blue Ridge Parkway near Grandfather Mountain, north of Asheville. It's peak fall color along the Linn Cove Viaduct and many other iconic locations. See our fall color photo reports.