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Posts Tagged ‘Summer in WNC’

5 Best Places to Go Paddle Boarding near Asheville

Asheville is surrounded by some of the best places to Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) in Western North Carolina. Sparkling lakes and rushing rivers make the area a beacon for any outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you can read the rapids like a pro or have never stepped onto a paddleboard, Asheville is the place for you! […]

6 Popular Native Plants for Western NC Landscaping

Western North Carolina is home to some of the most beautiful native flora, great for creating a natural, artistic appeal in your yard. There are almost 4000 plants indigenous to the great state of North Carolina. The beauty of using these North Carolina native plants for landscaping at your mountain home is they are familiar […]

NC Apple Festival in Hendersonville, NC

Every Labor Day weekend farmers from across the state of North Carolina come together to celebrate the NC Apple Festival in Hendersonville, NC. The Festival, a four-day-long celebration, honors the crops of farmers that make North Carolina the 7th largest Apple producing state in the nation. The festival features events that are fun for the […]

Folkmoot USA Festival in Waynesville, North Carolina

Did you know that Waynesville, North Carolina is host to one of the biggest and most popular summer festivals in the state? Folkmoot USA is an international festival that brings food, music, dance, and performances from many different countries to the mountains of Western North Carolina each July. It is an amazing celebration and so […]

How To Landscape Your Mountain Home

Living in the mountains, you have the most gorgeous backdrop all around you. The beauty of the natural scenery is everywhere you look; however, in your own yard, there is still work to do! Landscaping your mountain home lawn is important, and it can only add to the beauty of your property.   Study Your […]

First Time Visitor Guide to WNC Farmers Market

The warm spring weather awakens life in the mountains of Western North Carolina. The best spring crops are being harvested and that means that the freshest foods will be at the local farmers’ market. Asheville, North Carolina is home to the Western North Carolina Farmers’ Market, which is one of the biggest and best markets […]

8 Best Historic Sites to Visit in Western North Carolina

Western North Carolina has a rich history. In fact, some of the state’s, and even the nation’s, most historic sites can be found in Western North Carolina.  Living in Avalon Mountain Community puts many of these famed spots right in your backyard, practically. If you are a history buff, or just want to learn some […]

4 Best Mountain Swimming Holes in Western North Carolina

People have a misconception about summer in the mountains. They think that because you live in the mountains that the temperatures never get too hot. Yes, summer temperatures are milder in the mountains during the summer, but Western North Carolina is still in the south! In July and August, it is hot here! One of […]

5 of the Best Places for Ice Cream in Asheville, NC

The best part about the hot summer weather is cooling off with ice cream! There is nothing better to truly indulge in than this frozen treat. There are lots of places that you can get any traditional or national brand ice cream in western North Carolina, but if you are looking for something special and […]

3 Big Summer Music Festivals in Asheville

Summer in Asheville, North Carolina means live, outdoor music! There are all kinds of music festivals to enjoy, from bluegrass to contemporary. One of the best parts of the music festivals is that they are laid back, casual events that the entire family can enjoy. There are 3 big summer music festivals in Asheville for […]

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