Author: Travel Bugged

Beacon Heights
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Road Tripping on The Blue Ridge Parkway? The Small Town of Blowing Rock is a Must

Are you planning a trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway? Looking for something cool to do and a lovely place to explore? Look no further! Today we share out thoughts on one of our absolute favorite spots along the BRP. We moved down to North Carolina about 2 years ago from New England. We visited the Blue Ridge mountains for […]

South Mountain State Park
Travel

Take This Short Trail in North Carolina That Leads To A Handful of Waterfalls at South Mountains State Park

Beautiful back country roads would bring you to what could easily be one of the loveliest North Carolina State Parks offering a wide variety of trails (over 40 miles) for each and every liking. From stunning views, to marvelous waterfalls, horse riding trails, biking and walking trails and unique flora and fauna this spot is sure to delight you and […]

Hawksbill Mountain
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Best Spot to See the Sunset in North Carolina – Hawksbill Mountain

It was few months back that we found ourselves lost in the depths of the internet searching for a magical spot that would reward us with the best views of the North Carolina Mountains without miles and miles of strenuous hiking. This is when we stumbled upon this gem that we hadn’t heard of before – Hawksbill Mountain. Possibly because of […]

Bakers Mountain Park, Catawba County NC
Hikes, North Carolina, Travel

Reach to the Highest Elevation in Catawba County by Following This Trail

Located on 6680 Bakers Mountain Road in Hickory, North Carolina, Bakers Mountain Park offers something for everyone. Over six miles of walking, hiking and running trails have been cleared along the 189 acres of mature chestnut oak forest, wetlands and streams running through. The trails offer a level of difficulty for every liking depending on which one you choose to […]

1790 Hanging Rock Park Road Danbury, NC 27016
Blue Ridge, Hikes, North Carolina, Travel, Waterfalls

“The Mountains Away from the Mountains” are a Must if Visiting North Carolina

A beautiful well kept secret awaits you just outside Danbury, North Carolina. Remnants of a once-mighty range of peaks, the Sauratown Mountains range, rises from 1,700 feet to more than 2,500 feet in elevation and stands even taller while surrounded by the valley and countryside. Here among these ancient mountains which have been bitten down by wind, water and other […]

Boone Fork Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, NC
Travel

Waterfalls Galore at This Popular Trail in The Blue Ridge Mountains

Among the oldest in the world, the Blue Ridge Mountains Range is second to only South Africa’s Barberton greenstone belt.  The range was created by the uplifting of the Earth’s tectonic plates 1.1 billion to 250 million years ago. It extends from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, through parts of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, to Mount Oglethorpe, Georgia. The 615 […]