Wilson Creek Gorge- Hike, Fish, Explore

Spring time is here! Weather is perfect, flowers are blooming, and the green is coming back. What’s better than shaking off the winter cold and kicking the spring hiking into gear. Why not start your spring hiking in the Wilson Creek Wilderness Area. Wilson Creek is part of the Grandfather district of the Pisgah National … Read moreWilson Creek Gorge- Hike, Fish, Explore

Tired of Spending Spring Break at the Beach? Try Some Waterfalls in the Southeast

Spring break is among us! Looking for some amazing destinations other than those crowded beaches that everyone seems to go to? Don’t worry, I have you covered. Whether you live near Arkansas, Tennessee, Georgia, or North Carolina, there are tons of wonderful waterfalls to occupy your spring break. I have put together a few of … Read moreTired of Spending Spring Break at the Beach? Try Some Waterfalls in the Southeast

Mt. Cammerer Lookout

Mt. Cammerer, is a fire lookout station built in the 1930’s and used until the 1960’s.  I have had Mt. Cammerer Lookout marked on my map for about a year now,   I had read about the endless views of Tennessee and North Carolina as it straddles the state line at an elevation of 4928FT, … Read moreMt. Cammerer Lookout

Greensboro, NC- The Gate City

Greensboro, North Carolina also know as the Gate City, is the third most populated city in North Carolina. Founded in 1808, Greensboro has seen its fair share of history. In stead of going through the history of Greensboro, here are some quick facts:   Greensboro is named after General Nathanael Greene, who led American forces … Read moreGreensboro, NC- The Gate City

Brown Mountain Lights…Oh here goes.

Brown Mountain Lights..Fact I remember as a kid watching those shows trying to find ghosts and all the unknown mysteries you’ll find in small town folk lore. I loved them even if I didn’t believe them. The Brown Mountain lights is one of those tales I remember watching but, I wasn’t in anyway convinced they … Read moreBrown Mountain Lights…Oh here goes.

Rough Ridge- Blue Ridge Parkway

   One of North Carolina’s most visited trail, is the Rough Ridge trail. With amazing views, the trail is a go to spot for any hiker and photographer.Located on mile post 302.8 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Rough Ridge is part of the larger Tanawha Trail. Roughly around .8 of a mile hike, the hike … Read moreRough Ridge- Blue Ridge Parkway

Who Wants To [pretend to] Be A Millionaire?

Recent stock market rally got you thinking about “movin’ on up”?  Little extra income burning a hole in your pocket? Do yourself a favor and keep saving your money!  But if you want to dream about an extravagant, luxurious lifestyle, spend a day at Biltmore Estate and Gardens in Asheville, NC and let your imagination … Read moreWho Wants To [pretend to] Be A Millionaire?

Grassy Ridge, the view that doesn’t stop.

If you’ve ever wanted to find that place around North Carolina that you could see for miles and miles. The hike from Carvers Gap to Grassy Ridge Bald is the hike  you need to check out. Not only is it part of the most iconic trails in the country but it gives you views of … Read moreGrassy Ridge, the view that doesn’t stop.

Max Patch Mountain one of the most iconic sections on the AT.

  Max Patch, standing at a modest 4600 feet, is what’s considered a “bald” mountain due to being cleared and used as pasture in the 1800’s. This is one of the many things that make this mountain so alluring. From its summit you have breathtaking 360-degree views which extend to Mount Mitchell and The Great … Read moreMax Patch Mountain one of the most iconic sections on the AT.

Hanging Rock State Park

Hanging Rock State Park, one of North Carolina’s most beautiful parks. Located in the town of Danbury, NC, Hanging Rock has everything from rock climbing to waterfalls. Created in 1930, Hanging Rock State Park offers what is consider as traditional outdoor fun.  Trails at Hanging Rock The park offers over 20 miles of hiking trails … Read moreHanging Rock State Park

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