What is Birding and Where are the Best Spots in WNC?

Western North Carolina is home to a variety of outdoors activities, from mountain hiking and professional biking to lazy days tubing down the river. One activity that’s becoming more popular every day is birding. With our mountainous topography and four-season climate, there’s no better place to see such a wide variety of birds than right […]

Agents Answer: Where are the Best Spots in WNC for a Romantic Moment?

You have your box of local artisan chocolates. You have your expertly arranged Valentine’s Day bouquet. Now, you just need the perfect location to set the mood for the most memorable night of your life. No pressure. With so many wonderful restaurants, romantic vistas, and secluded spots across Western North Carolina, it can be difficult […]

Making the Right Choice: The Cradle of Forestry

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 […]

Asheville’s Local Arts in the Washington Post!

Washington Post reporter Christina Talcott has just posted an article about her trip to Asheville and the things that loved the most about being here. It is clear that she enjoyed the music and the overall friendly and involved community that all together makes Asheville what it is. The first part of her post draws […]

Sunday Times UK Documents Tour of Asheville, NC

The Times UK recently published a great article about Asheville and Western North Carolina. After a jaunt through the South and being disappointed by the strip malls and chain restaurants, they entered Western North Carolina: “In addition to a diverse spread of restaurants, Asheville’s narrow streets offer an eco-chic boutique, a sustainable-clothing warehouse and a […]