What to Do on the Perfect Day out in Sylva, NC

Sylva’s tree-lined streetscape, dotted with benches, provides visitors with an afternoon of easy walking. And the vibrant downtown boasts an assortment of art galleries, bookstores, farm-to-table restaurants, craft breweries, and coffee shops. Best of all, this bustling mountain town is surrounded by nature, offering a plethora of outdoor adventure opportunities.  Ready to spend an amazing […]

5 Hendersonville Businesses that Will Help You Meet Your New Year’s Goals

If you’re like us, you’ve created a slew of goals for the coming year, including resolutions for your home. But about now, you’re wondering how long you’ll be able to keep up the pace on the path toward meeting them.  Don’t worry! We know you can meet every goal this year because there are local […]

48 Hours in Waynesville: Everything You Need for a Perfect Weekend

Nestled within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park sits the friendly burg of Waynesville. Historic buildings, relaxing benches, public art, and welcoming folks make Waynesville a thoroughly enjoyable place to live and visit. And if that’s not enough, the Blue Ridge Mountains offer a lifetime of outdoor adventures.  When was the last time you visited […]

4 Yancey County Museums and Sites You Need to Visit to Truly Understand the Area

Can you name five famous residents of Yancey County? How about the site of Native American petroglyphs that date back nearly to the construction of the Egyptian pyramids? Do you know why there’s a monument to lost submarines at the top of a mountain? Or the original name of Mount Mitchell? You already live like […]

5 of the Best Places You can Walk to from Our Saluda Office

Main Street Saluda, NC is a place where people walk, where people work, and where people share their lives with each other. At Allen Tate/Beverly-Hanks, we’re proud to have an office located at the heart of this vibrant and easily traversable town. Each day, we treasure our opportunity to help people find homes in this […]

These 9 Henderson County Museums are where Learning Comes Alive

Few downtowns in Western North Carolina can boast such a concentration of museums as Hendersonville. In fact, half the museums in the county are located within a few blocks’ stretch. And the materials on display range from hands-off dioramas to hands-on science experiments, and vintage pinball machines to vintage airplanes. You already live like a […]

4 Polk County Museums You Need to Visit

Can you name five famous residents of Polk County? How about the author who once wrote a poem about a local ice cream shop? Do you know why there’s a giant toy horse sitting along Tryon’s main drag? Or why local residents once held regular Sherlock Holmes festivals? You already live like a local. Want […]

Asheville Museum of Science Sparks the Minds of Tomorrow

In the midst of the hustle and bustle of the heart of Downtown Asheville resides the Asheville Museum of Science. Opened in November 2016, AMOS has become a hub for science and learning in Western North Carolina. “We are much bigger than these four walls,” said Amanda Bryant, executive director of AMOS. “As a museum, […]