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Hibriten Mountain
Blue Ridge, Hikes, North Carolina, Travel

Why Lenoir, North Carolina Should Be On Your List of Places to Visit

Today we are visiting Lenoir, North Carolina. The historic town was established in 1841 and named after Revolutionary War hero William Lenoir. A little over an hour drive from Charlotte, NC and Asheville, NC, Greensboro and Winston Salem and in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lenoir is the perfect spot for day trip, a great pit stop if […]

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 […]

Blue Ridge, Hikes, Travel, Virginia

The Oldest Tourist Destination in the United States is Located Right Here in Virginia

Back in 1774 for the small fee of 20 shillings, Thomas Jefferson purchased the Natural Bridge and 157 surrounding acres from King George III, built a two-room cabin on the property as a retreat for himself and his guests, making Virginia’s Natural Bridge one of the oldest tourist destinations in the United States. He described the bridge as “the most […]