Author: Travel Bugged

Riverbend Park, Conver, NC

Riverbend Park – One of Catawba County’s Secret Gems

Riverbend Park located in the small North Carolinian town of Conover, is only a short one hour drive from Charlotte and features 690 acres with 1.25-miles of shoreline along the Catawba River, and 19.7 miles of walkable trails.  2020 has proven difficult in regards of finding trails that are not packed and with enough separation for appropriate social distancing. It […]

Boone's Cave Park, Lexington, NC

Perfect Day Trip From Charlotte With Kids at Boone’s Cave Park

Established in 1909, Boone’s Cave Park holds so much history that you will want to come and spend a day here reading about it, strolling through all the sites that were once the Boone Family stomping grounds.  Once you enter the park, continue driving down the road until you reach the large parking lot. Clean and heated in the winter […]

Hibriten Mountain, Lenoir NC

Visit Hibreten Mountain For a Unique Hiking Experience

If you have ever driven on Route US-321 towards Lenoir, North Carolina, you likely have seen the big hill perched in the horizon. At 2,211 feet above the surrounding topography, the Summit of Hibriten Mountain marks the western most point of the Brushy Mountain Range and is home to one of the most important fire towers in Western North Carolina.  […]

Moses Cone Manor

Breathtaking Mountain Views From The Front Porch of this Mansion in North Carolina

Whether you begin your visit at the well kept grounds and home offering beautiful views of the surroundings or decide to follow the old carriage trails designed by Moses Cone himself you’ll find yourself swept by the beauty and tranquility of the mountains aside Moses Cone Memorial Park. Moses Cone is a true representation of the American dream. Once a […]


Climb the 500 Stairs to Chimney Rock and Fantastic Views of Lake Lure

Picturesque winding roads through dense mountains, small local farms and towns, and along beautiful Hickory Creek and Broad River just 40 minutes from Asheville and a little less than 2 hours away from Charlotte would lead you to this one of a kind State Park in North Carolina – Chimney Rock State Park. The outline of the massive Rock formation […]

Rough Ridge

Best Trail To See The Foliage on The Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway was named one of the most iconic drives in the world and for a good reason. The scenery along the 469 miles long road stretching from Virginia all the way to Cherokee, North Carolina are nothing short of magnificent. The Park brings millions of visitors each and every year but is especially popular during the months […]