The mountains of North Carolina are serene and the people who live here enjoy the comfort and beauty of the rural areas and the bustling aspects of the larger cities. From the Pisgah Forest to cultural attractions in Tryon to mountain crafts in Asheville, there are myriad things to do and see in this region.
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For more than twenty years, the Insiders' Guide series has remained the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information. Each guide is written by locals and true insiders and offers a personal, practical perspective that readers everywhere have come to know and love.
From action-packed vacations – skiing, white-water rafting, rock climbing, kayaking – to long weekends of golf and relaxation, North Carolina's Mountains offer something for everyone. This authoritative guide will lead you to peaceful retreats in out-of-the-way rural communities, urban adventures in Asheville, and outdoor activities galore in the region's many state parks and national forests.
Inside you'll find: Comprehensive listings of restaurants, lodging, and recreational opportunities; countless details on how to live and thrive in the area, from the best shopping to unspoiled fishing spots; the inside scoop on world-renowned attractions, such as the Cherokee Indian Reservation and the Biltmore Estate and Winery; sections dedicated to children, seniors, and much more.
Whether you're planning a vacation, already living in the area, or looking to relocate, Insiders' Guide to North Carolina's Mountains will show you everything you need to know.
Constance E. Richards is a freelance writer, journalist, and interpreter based in Asheville, North Carolina. She has written for Time, the London Daily Telegraph, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, Conde Nast Traveler, and many other national and international newspapers and magazines.
Kenneth L. Richards is an editor, feature columnist, poet, winemaster, educator, and tour guide. He has been an Asheville, North Carolina resident since 1979.
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