Recent news, activities, special events and upcoming festivals!

Spend Summer Here!

Create your base camp in Old Fort, Marion, Little Switzerland, Lake James, or the Linville Falls area to trek or bike our Pisgah Backcountry Trails.  The Pisgah National Forest spreads throughout western North Carolina with close to 70,000 acres and hundreds of trail miles right here in our ...

45th Annual NC Bluegrass Festival

Join us for the 45th Annual NC Bluegrass Festival, scheduled for August 15th through 17th at Tom Johnson's Camping Center in Marion, NC.  Pick up tickets for a day or save when you buy a 3 day ticket. This year's lineup includes regional favorites Balsam Range, Rhonda ...

Coming Up!

Warm weather is here and summer is around the corner! We can help you with outdoor plans, rainy day fun, or share special  venue ideas for your special celebrations.

Ideas For Spring Adventure

Spring is a perfect time to enjoy a mountain hike, downhill MTB challenge, or running trail. Every day hikers consider Point Lookout Trail.  It's just under 4 miles, one way, opening to stunning views of the Royal Gorge or visit one of our area's waterfalls.  Catawba ...

Spring Is Here!

Seasonal properties are opening up! Get-away and enjoy time in our Blue Ridge Parkway communities with a stay at the Linville Falls Lodge and Cabins, Bear Den Campground and Cabins, Big Lynn Lodge, or one of many privately owned vacation properties. Stop by any weekday to shop at Little Switzerland ...

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