See 750 Acres of Innovative Urban Development in Biltmore Park

Imagine all the conveniences of living in a city center without the challenges. Biltmore Park, located in South Asheville, NC, offers a fresh re-imagining of the main streets of the past. The community was built to meet today’s standards of smart growth, green living, and reduced driving. Here’s everything you need to know about Biltmore […]

Henderson County has the Perfect Climate for Apples—and Strong Communities!

Henderson County is located in North Carolina’s western mountain region. But the area is characterized by an extensive plateau along the French Broad and Mills River valleys. The terrain and climate have historically been a haven for apples, the traditional agricultural crop in the county. The tradition of honoring the local apple industry persists through […]

3 Words that Describe the Friendly Small Town of Weaverville, NC

With a population of 3,900, Weaverville has had a mini growth spurt in recent years. Away from the hustle and bustle of typical urban life, Weaverville has cultivated a full and active community unique among towns across Western North Carolina. There are plenty of terms we could use to characterize this charming small town. But […]

3 Things You Didn’t Know about the History of Hazelwood, NC

On the west side of Waynesville is an area known as Hazelwood Village. Once the incorporated town of Hazelwood, NC, the neighborhood has maintained its own identity and evolved into a revitalized retail district. Locals and visitors enjoy arts and shopping along the walkable Hazelwood Avenue, including the iconic Hazelwood Soap Company, Robin Blu, and […]

Tryon, NC: Welcome Home to Quiet, Quirky Horse Country

Calling itself “The Friendliest Town in the South,” Tryon, NC is currently home to about 1,500 residents. Tryon has been one of the South’s top equestrian destinations for more than 100 years. And the town has become newly discovered by people flocking to its equestrian events and facilities, quirky in-town living, outdoor adventure opportunities, and […]

5 Ways to Live Abundantly in Champion Hills

Champion Hills was founded in 1988 by a small group of investors looking for an amazing golf experience in Western North Carolina. Golf legend Tom Fazio was so inspired by the land that he joined the project as both designer and investor. Today, Champion Hills is a debt-free community and a premier country club that […]

How to Describe Maggie Valley, NC in 3 Meaningful Words

Just 10 miles outside of Waynesville is Maggie Valley, a quaint mountain delight that sprang up to cater to visitors and still rolls out the welcome mat to traveling tourists, creatives, old souls, and the young at heart. This laid-back resort town is easy to traverse year round. Most businesses are located along a five-mile […]

48 Hours in Sylva: Everything You Need to Know for a Perfect Weekend

When many Western North Carolina residents think of Sylva, NC, they first think of the town’s iconic historic courthouse building sitting atop 107 steps. Visitors from out of town recognize the “all American” mainstreet from the 2018 Oscar-nominated movie “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”. But from its verdant outdoors opportunities to its innovative craft brewing […]

5 Ways to Live Abundantly in Bear Lake Reserve

It is hard to believe, but there are places deep inside the Blue Ridge Mountains that inspire wonder. Places where it’s still possible to get outside and experience everything that nature has to offer. With miles of lake frontage fringed by beautiful mountains, Bear Lake Reserve is more than just an escape from the daily […]

Fletcher, NC: Pride in Our Past, and Faith in Our Future

“I think if I had to describe Fletcher in three words, they would be convenient, growing, and nice,” said Zach Horn, a Fletcher resident and co-owner/brewer at Blue Ghost Brewing Company. Fletcher has indeed been growing at a steady and smooth pace in recent years, thanks to lower housing costs and its convenient location. Today […]