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Top 5 Ways to Go Sightseeing in North Carolina

The Great Smoky Mountains are a popular destination for people all across the globe because of the beautiful scenery that lasts all year long. No matter what season you travel in, the views are always breathtaking and there is always something fun to do that the whole family will...
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Clay’s Corner Possum Drop: A New Year’s Tradition Returns

Lots of cities have a New Year’s Eve Ball Drop, but have you ever heard of a Possum Drop? Brasstown, North Carolina, the self proclaimed “Opossum Capital of the World”, is home to a New Year’s Eve celebration like nowhere else in the country. Clay’s Corner gas station, the...
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Recommended Ways to Spend a Day in North Carolina

Lush mountains and scenic views await those who dream of a relaxing and spectacular vacation. There’s so much to see and do while on visiting the mountains that it’s hard to see all the beauty of the waterfalls, mountain vistas, valleys and wildlife. Since we want to help you...
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Wake Up to Spring in North Carolina

North Carolina comes alive in spring. With a warm mountain climate and cool breezes, there are few places as spectacular to look at or enjoy during the season. Whether you want to begin an adventure in the mountains or take to the city for a little history, North Carolina...
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Hear the Irresistible Sounds of the North Carolina Mountains

Now that spring is warming up the mountains and blooming color back into the area, North Carolina visitors can see the wildlife exploring and frolicking through the valleys and hilltops. Wildlife viewing in the Carolinas is a favorite for vacationers, and, this spring, the irresistible sounds of the mountains...