Summer in WNC

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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