The North Carolina foothills are incredibly beautiful in winter. The leafless forests and valleys provide an Ansel Adams style beauty that's quietly resplendent in its chilled stillness. No matter whether you prefer to experience the wonder of winter outdoors from a footpath or atop a majestic
Visit during the spring and enjoy the early burst of color or spend some time with us over summer vacation; rent a lake house, take a boat tour, hike a trail, or attend a festival. Prefer to travel in the fall, take a scenic drive on country roads lined with rich hues of red, orange and gold or see it all up close by exploring one of our many trails or parks that reward those that choose to hike. Just make sure you don't count us out for winter travel because we have one of the best light displays in the country, not to mention hometown Christmas parades that make you feel like you've traveled back in time. Choose your adventure and we will see you soon.