SUMMER 2017|WELCOME!
 
 

Take the Summer Plunge!
Looking for a spot to cool off after hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains? Sliding Rock of Pisgah National Forest located near Brevard, NC provides the perfect place for adventure and enjoyment of the forest’s pristine beauty. The recreational area features two places to view the falls, one above the rock and one below. A short walk brings you to the base of the falls where the real action begins! Cascading water descends over the face of the 60-foot rock creating the perfect slide for those craving an adrenaline rush.

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Art in the Park!
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Now in its 55th year, Art in the Park has become a signature summer feature in Blowing Rock, showcasing exemplary work in mediums from pottery to fiber, glass to metalwork. Each free, outdoor show presents between 80 and 97 regional artists with a single highlighted artisan.

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Pigeon Forge is Waiting for you!pigeon forge

It’ssummertime and that means it’s prime time to visit Pigeon Forge and the Great Smoky Mountains in East Tennessee. Whether you’re staying a week or weekend, this family-friendly vacation destination offers a wide variety of attractions and events to suit all ages.

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ALSO IN THIS MONTH'S ISSUE:

The Perfect Blue Ridge Day
in Virginia’s Blue Ridge

Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Roanoke in Virginia’s Blue Ridge awaits as your next metro-mountain getaway destination. his former railroad town has blossomed into a vibrant center of arts, culture, culinary creativity, craft beer, and one of the best destinations on the East Coast for outdoor recreation.

STAUNTON IS YOUR SUMMER CLASSICAL MUSIC CAPITOL


Staunton is quickly turning into an East Coast mecca for classical music lovers. In this charming historic city, music-loving travelers are offered a staggering number of performance options.

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Wilkes County, NC


Pick a reason to Explore Wilkes! Located in the Yadkin Valley where outdoor beauty and recreation thrives. Mountain streams, rivers, and lakes are featured throughout the tall trees and lush green valleys as visitors enjoy fly fishing, boating, canoing and kayaking.