5 Ways to Live Abundantly in Biltmore Lake

Does your home offer all the benefits of a safe refuge while encouraging engagement with and exploration of the world around you? If that sounds like a contradiction, we have just the community for you. One that offers homes with woven-in efficiencies that support active lifestyles of wellness and discovery. Living at Biltmore Lake is […]

48 Hours in Marshall, NC: Everything You Need to Know for a Perfect Weekend

Marshall may be small, but as they say, it’s big on charm! For generations, this Madison County seat has made the most of riverside living on the banks of the French Broad. The area is rich with local history, and today is a haven for artists and outdoor lovers. Whether you’re vacationing or stay-cationing, this […]

Off the Beaten Path: 5 Hidden Gems of Western North Carolina

North Carolina is the 20th most visited state in the US, but most tourists will stick to Charlotte, Raleigh, or Greensboro. Some may even venture to Concord. However, it’s rare that tourists take the time to see the following hidden gems in Western North Carolina, and it’s a shame. Why Western North Carolina is Sometimes […]

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

A forest bird never wants a cage. Henrik Ibsen Being a small town doesn’t mean you can’t offer some of the finest charms Western North Carolina has to offer. Just ask the 7,800 residents of Brevard, the seat of Transylvania County. The town has distinguished itself as an epicenter for nearby outdoor adventures, education, art, […]

5 Ways to Live Abundantly in Bright’s Creek

Are you in search of a life that is as tranquil or as adventurous as you want? Private, but not solitary? Active, but never rushed? Bright’s Creek in Polk County, NC, is a true community of kindred spirits who share a passion for Western North Carolina.  There is a world of unlimited possibility at this […]

48 Hours in Canton, NC: Everything You Need to Know for a Perfect Weekend

Located about halfway between West Asheville and Waynesville, just off Interstate 40, Canton is a modern snapshot of a classic mill town. The downtown district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. And many of the unique and beautiful bungalows and buildings around town, once built for mill workers and managers, are still […]

48 Hours in Montford: Such Stuff as Dreams are Made on

For more than 130 years, Montford’s wide throughway has pulled residents, businesses, and tourists from nearby downtown into its tight-knit neighborhood. Now a registered historic district, Montford is filled with beautiful public spaces and immaculately restored homes. Nonetheless, there are many attractions and activities to be found in this condensed community. Whether you’re vacationing or […]

5 Ways to Live Abundantly in Straus Park

A couple generations ago, Transylvania County residents of all ages would congregate at Camp Straus. The camp boasted that nearly every kid in the county had once waded past the salamanders and tadpoles to take their first dip in the waters of its seven-acre pond. Today, residents of Straus Park are still making abundant memories […]

6 Ways to Live Abundantly in The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

Asheville, NC is on top of every travel writer’s list. This is in no small part because everything thrives here—the fine arts, music, crafts, cuisine, and especially, craft brewing. Bordered by Pisgah National Forest and the Blue Ridge Parkway, the area is also a hot spot for outdoor adventures for every taste and activity level. […]