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Experience A Labor Day "Safecation"

Each of us continue to adjust and live within COVID-19 guidelines while enjoying these stunning Blue Ridge Mountains.  This week, Gov. Cooper increased indoor and outdoor seating limits, and allowed museums to open.  We're happy to announce the re-opening of the Historic Carson House Museum (828-724-4948) and Mountain Gateway ...

Chasing Waterfalls & Safety

We're counting down the hours before our weekend begins! We're sharing a list of our area's stunning waterfalls and a word of caution.  Yesterday, another visitor to Catawba Falls was seriously injured.  That person was climbing the falls, slipped and hit his head on a ...

Today's Scoop!

While local businesses and lodging properties are carefully cleaning and practicing COVID protocols and following North Carolina's Phase II guidelines, some residents are creating NEW businesses.  In downtown Marion's 310 District, All Things Geeky By 2 Nerds recently opened. Owners Tim and Sherry Deel transformed their love ...

What's New Around Pisgah?

Old Fort is definitely on the move. Surrounded by the Pisgah National Forest, it's quickly becoming a favorite of mountain bikers and hikers.

Feast On Fun!

Plan a fun getaway to the Blue Ridge! Before heading out, please make a plan to share with others. Cell coverage is spotty in wilderness regions and on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  Remember, restaurants, shops, and attractions are operating under COVID-19 guidelines.  Check their website, social media, or ...

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