Agents Answer: Where are Your Favorite Spots to Cool off?

Welcome to the Dog Days of Summer! Temperatures have been rising and won’t come down anytime soon. Summertime in the mountains can be just as hot as any other place, but there are some secrets to keeping cool during the day and taking advantage of our breezy summer evenings. Are you new to the Western […]

Agents Answer: Where are the Best Places to See Fireworks in WNC?

Summer is in full swing, and we’re less than two weeks away from another fun Fourth of July weekend! Cities and communities across the region are excited to return to annual festivities and fireworks displays. While not as grandiose as in years past, there are again many choices for locals eager to celebrate our nation’s […]

Agents Answer: Where are the Best Fishing Spots in WNC?

Some people say that fishing is a cure-all for the soul. It offers a direct connection to nature for many. It offers peace and solitude to some. And it offers an opportunity for camaraderie and companionship for others. Whatever your motivation to get out on the lake or into the streams and rivers, Western North […]

Agents Answer: Where are Your Favorite Yoga Spots or Programs in WNC?

Several years ago, Yoga Journal magazine included Asheville on its list of “10 Fantastically Yoga-Friendly Towns”. We think that designation should extend across Western North Carolina. Towns around the region take advantage of the area’s natural beauty and community spirit to tap into a mindfulness unparalleled in other American regions. WNC embraces yoga practices of […]

Agents Answer: Where are Your Favorite Easter Egg Hunts in WNC?

Easter is a season for community and celebration. From the business-focused Burnsville-Yancey County Chamber Easter Egg Hunt to the Dillsboro Easter Hat Parade, there are many egg-citing egg hunts and annual Easter traditions across Western North Carolina. But with so many wonderful Easter festivities available, how will you know the best place to find the […]

Agents Answer: Where is the Best Place to See Local Art in WNC?

Western North Carolina has a long and rich history of fine visual arts and traditional crafts. From traditional Cherokee rivercane baskets, made for thousands of years, to innovative multimedia art from the area’s newest residents, there is an overwhelming amount of art to experience.  If you’re not sure where to start your journey of discovery, […]

Agents Answer: What are the Best Ways to Stay Active in WNC during the Winter?

Seasonal claustrophobia is coming early this year!  Now that winter has officially begun, many people are worried about being stuck inside all season. All the board games have been played, the jigsaw puzzles have been made, and it’s seriously time for a digital detox. Luckily, there is always plenty to do outside in WNC to […]

Agents Answer: Where are the Best Places to #ShopLocal this Holiday Season?

If there’s any region that loves to support its local small businesses every day of the year, it’s Western North Carolina! From local art to foodstuffs to that necklace that you noticed caught her eye, area artisans have many fine items for sale. In addition, local stores carry many of the big brands you recognize, […]