Author: Beth Thomason

Where to Catch North Carolina’s Fall Leaves in All Their Glory

Are you… a leaf peeper?   If you aren’t familiar with the term “leaf peeping,” chances are you’ve been engaged in it for years without realizing. “Leaf peeping” is an informal term used throughout North America, but technically defined as the act of “visiting wooded areas in autumn to view the changing colors of the…

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Buy and Build in the NC Mountains, Worry-free:

A Conversation with Avalon Co-owner Randy Best   Before buying or building a home, potential homeowners just want to know if they’re making the right – and best – decision. “Will this investment give me peace of mind? Pay off in the future?” “How complicated can it be to build, and live, in the mountains?”…

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Explore Our Top “Locally Loved” Hikes Near Waynesville

    With summer in full swing, everyone seems to be looking for different ways to soak up the sun while staying active in the NC mountains. You too? Searching for weekend getaways, hiking near Asheville, or even RV camping near Asheville? Well, we’re here to deliver a few special spots the locals love. From…

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