Tag: great smoky mountains

Summer of 17: My top Asheville-area spots for getting back to nature

In the summer in North Carolina, when I’m not drinking beer (ok, sometimes when I am also drinking beer), then you can find me exploring some of my favorite nature spots around Asheville. Asheville is located in the mountains of western North Carolina, and is known for its funky, artsy vibe, it’s craft beer breweries,..

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a day trip to cherokee reservation & bryson city

last saturday was gorgeous. and you know what that means… road trip!! there is nothing like packing a few snacks (thanks to my love!), filling up the gas tank, and heading out with no real plans – except that we were headed west, toward cherokee, nc. cherokee is located beside the north carolina-tennessee border (but..

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