North Carolina

Wolf Rock Trail, Stone Mountain NC
Elkin, Hikes, NC State Parks, North Carolina

Hidden Gem: Wolf Rock Trail at Stone Mountain State Park in North Carolina

If you love hiking as much as we do, Stone Mountain State Park in North Carolina should definitely be on your bucket list. With a wide variety of trails suitable for every level this state park has it all. The park has an abundance of wildlife, a handful of waterfalls and stunning views. Ae well preserved and maintained Homestead sitting […]

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 […]

South Mountain State Park
NC State Parks, North Carolina, Travel

The Newest Trail at South Mountains State Park – Big Bear Falls

We absolutely love South Mountains State Park and all the different trails that can be explored there. Wtih the variation of terrain and all of the hiking options, one can never get bored whichever path they choose along the 40 miles of equestrians, running, horse riding and mountain biking trails. This past week we picked an overcast Friday and departed […]

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 […]

Huntersville, Lake Norman, North Carolina, Travel

Where are the Most Haunted Spots Near Lake Norman?

The quiet suburb of Huntersville, North Carolina may not seem like a hotbed for paranormal activity, but those that have experienced some of the local haunts might see it differently.  Here are the top reported locations of Ghosts sightings in the area. Latta Plantation The 200+ year old cotton plantation is sure to get your goose bumps jumping especially if […]

Meytre Grist Mill
North Carolina, Travel, Waterfalls

Picturesque NC Waterfall Along a Historic Old Grist Mill

Located halfway between Charlotte, NC and Asheville, NC, McGalliard Falls Park in Valdese, North Carolina is a stop over you should take every time you are in the area. Whether for a view of the picturesque falls rolling off the edge, or a quick picnic with a view or just to stretch your legs for a short bit while enjoying […]