Year-round access to the Pisgah National Forest, in our unforgettable region of the Blue Ridge Mountains and foothills.
Find canoe, kayak, tube rentals and local guided tour operators taking you down the Catawba River, on Lake James, floating the Toe River, or rappelling classes and trips with local adventure guides Thrifty Adventures and Catawba River Outdoors.
Explore a trail! With over 20 waterfall and hiking trails, vineyard trails, off road biking trails, a 200 + quilt block trail and, of course, our driving trails, we'll help you relax throughout the year.
We're also known for our mining history. Visit former commercial mines offering authentic, recreational mining fun with gold and gems.
Search our "play list" to find attractions, trails and more. Lake James State Park, golf courses, museums and galleries. If you need a little help finding the perfect spot, call us toll free. 888-233-6111
Emerald Village is open annually between April 1st and October 31st, located near the village of Little Switzerland, NC at ...
Located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 334/Little Switzerland. This seasonal tourist colony was created in 1909 ...
Former commercial mine, operating today as a recreational mine with campsites, hook ups, restrooms, showers and the Miner's Diner ...
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