4 Top-Shelf Asheville Climbing Centers that Bring the Rock

Western North Carolina is an amazing place to live! From our Blue Ridge Mountains’ majesty to our fruited valley farmlands, we experience a stunning slice of Americana right here at home. Even through the winter months, many local communities stay relatively mild and outdoor sports abound. But don’t mistake—it can get quite chilly in these […]

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 […]

Agents Answer: What are the Best Local Running Events in WNC?

Did you know that one of the reasons for Asheville’s early growth was the quality of air across the Blue Ridge Mountains? This spring, take in big inhales of our cool mountain air as you pad through one of the region’s many running events. Are you ready to meet those new year’s goals? Would you […]

How to have a Fantastic Date Night in Brevard, NC for $40

It’s rare that a town can boast of hosting an equal number of barbecue joints and Asian restaurants—and just as many ice cream parlors—but in Brevard, NC, it’s true. If you’re looking for a fun evening, you don’t have to go far. This cozy mountain community is within a short drive to some of the […]

5 Exciting Winter Walking Trails for Outdoor Adventures in Saluda

Every day in the Blue Ridge Mountains is an adventure, especially if you know where to look. And luckily, in Saluda, you can look in nearly any direction outdoors and find great trails for hiking, biking, walking your dog, and exploring with friends and family—no matter the time of the year. In winter, some WNC […]

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 […]

48 Hours in Flat Rock: Everything You Need for a Perfect Weekend

Of the five incorporated towns in Henderson County, we daresay the Village of Flat Rock may be the most charming. Home to around 3,300 residents, this historic community is rich with forested landscapes and scenic vistas. Many people come to enjoy Flat Rock’s history, tradition, and beauty—and many choose to stay! Whether you’re vacationing or […]

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

Western North Carolina is full of mouth-watering and award-winning restaurants. But sometimes, all you need is a paper sack filled with PB&J sandwiches and trusty GORP—good ol’ raisins and peanuts. This is especially true after a few hours on one of the region’s many scenic mountain trails. If you’re new to the area—or just looking […]

5 Easy Water Access Points for Kayakers near Waynesville, NC

High mountain peaks surround the vibrant and friendly town of Waynesville. Once billed as the Gateway to the Smokies, the town provides a great entrance to a memorable mountain vacation, no matter the season. There are myriad ways to enjoy the outdoors, from romantic picnics to hiking and biking with the family.  One of the […]

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 […]