3 Top-Shelf Asheville Climbing Centers that Bring the Rock

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Western North Carolina is an amazing place to live! From our Blue Ridge Mountains’ majesty to our fruited valley farmlands, we experience a stunning slice of Americana right here at home. Even through the winter months, many local communities stay relatively mild and outdoor sports abound. But don’t mistake—it can get quite chilly in these… Read more »

It’s Cold—What can I do Outside in WNC?

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With an arctic blast on the way and the official start of winter just around the corner, many people are happy to curl inside this week with a good book, board game, or jam-packed Netflix queue. But then there are those restless spirits who cannot be contained within four walls, regardless of the season! Those… Read more »

Making the Right Choice: The Cradle of Forestry

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It’s a crisp fall afternoon in the depths of Pisgah National Forest, another day of endless sunshine and outdoor possibility in the vast mountains of Western North Carolina. Sitting at a table on the back patio of the Cradle of Forestry, Devin Gentry scans the bright and robust foliage surrounding the large building. “I think… Read more »

Agents Answer: Where are the Best Spots to Watch the Great American Eclipse in WNC?

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Everyone across Western North Carolina is excited about the Great American Eclipse on August 21! The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view a 100% total eclipse is something everyone is proud to be a part of—as if we’re responsible for the moon’s orbit around the planet. But even though our location is completely serendipitous, we’re making the… Read more »

Supercharge Your Stay: 15 Tesla Charging Stations Near Asheville, NC

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You live a supercharged life. In your world, moments of downtime are characterized by gold-framed sunglasses and sunset views—not leaning against your car in a sunbaked parking lot for hours. Now, it’s easier than ever to experience what Western North Carolina has to offer without worry or wait. Stay charged while you’re on the road… Read more »

2017 July 4th Events in Asheville and across WNC

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Get out the face paint and fly those flags this Fourth of July weekend! If you’re keen to venture away from the home grill this year, there are many great fireworks shows across the region. Last year, our agents weighed in on their favorite fireworks locations to help you narrow down your choices. But don’t… Read more »

10 Local Stores that have All the Outdoor Gear You Need to Enjoy Our Local Rivers

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The third oldest river in the world, the French Broad River, along with its tributaries, has been an integral part of the lives of people across the Blue Ridge Mountains for as long as there have been people here. Like a lifeline pulsing through our region, today the river brings countless resources and industries to… Read more »