Winter in WNC

5 Best Christmas Light Displays in Western North Carolina

After the sun goes down is the best time to experience the charm of Christmas in Western North Carolina. This is when all the holiday lights come on, and they are magical! Avalon is very close to five of the best Christmas Light displays in Western North Carolina. You won’t want to miss these during…

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Christmas Holiday Event Guide Western, NC (part 1)

There are so many things to do in Western North Carolina during the holidays! Some of these events happen in late November through early December. Our Christmas Holiday Event Guide will ensure you don’t miss out on the best of Asheville, Waynesville or Bryson City this holiday season.   The National Gingerbread House Competition at the…

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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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Celebrate the Arts in Asheville and the Surrounding Areas

North Carolina supports the arts! Asheville, in particular, is alive with culture. There are so many great ways to enjoy the arts in and around Asheville.  Whether you are an arts expert or just enjoy trying new things, there is something for everyone! Dance in the Mountains An entertaining way to spend a day in…

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