Summer in WNC

Beat The Summer Heat: Lake Junaluska

If you’re looking for a way to beat the summer heat, spend a day at Lake Junaluska. It’s right outside the gates of Avalon Mountain Community and is a family friendly place you will enjoy. Lake Junaluska is a 200 acre lake with a conference and retreat center located in a beautiful mountain setting. It…

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Top 10 Things to Do This Summer in Western North Carolina

Now that summer is here, you will gain new love for the mountains of Western North Carolina. The new season is beautiful, with colors, wildlife, and warmth! There are also so many great, fun filled things to do during the summer in Western NC. Living in Avalon puts you right in the heart of some…

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9 Things Everyone Must Do While Visiting Lake Lure

Get Lured to the Lake Living in Avalon puts you very close to a celebrated North Carolina spot: Lake Lure. It is located in the Hickory Nut Gorge, surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, and is 55.4 miles from Avalon.  There are lots of fun things to do, and it is a great place to…

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6 Great Places to Hike in Western North Carolina

Hit The Trail Now that the weather is warmer it is a great time for hiking! Hiking is a fun way to experience the beauty of the mountains. You will see spectacular views, breathe the fresh mountain air, and get some exercise, too.  Living in Avalon puts you so close to some great places to hike…

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