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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...
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Save Money on Cabins and Attractions at Mountain Country Cabin Rentals

A cabin sheltered by the mountains is an ideal retreat for families and couples who want to enjoy gorgeous scenery and exciting entertainment. Not only are Mountain Country Cabin Rentals’ cabins in Murphy NC near stunning destinations, our guests receive special discounts from the area’s top resort, Brasstown Valley...
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Three Stunning Places to Visit Near Murphy NC

A true tribute to the easy-going days of the past, Murphy is a charming, small-town located in Western North Carolina. Those who vacation in the area’s cabins do so for the gorgeous views and slow paced lifestyle. Visitors who feel like exploring natural landmarks and unique activities outside of...
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Top 3 Things to Do in Murphy Year-Round

Are you considering visiting the Southeast to enjoy local charm and unique finds? On your next visit to North Carolina, discover some of the best things to do in Murphy in winter and throughout the year that will get your family outdoors and enjoying the charming area. There’s plenty...
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Mountain Farm Museum and the Mingus Mill near our Murphy NC cabin rentals

See How We Lived One Hundred Years Ago

Split between Tennessee and North Carolina, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is home to stunning natural beauty. It is also a great place to see artifacts from the Southeast’s rich history. Just a short drive away from our Murphy NC cabin rentals, the Mountain Farm Museum and the Mingus...
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Freshly picked apples near our Murphy NC cabin rentals

Incredible Apples, Cider and Pies at Mercier Orchards

The only thing better than biting into a freshly picked apple, is biting into an apple that you picked yourself. If you are ready for that satisfying first bite, take a trip to Mercier Orchards in Blue Ridge, GA. Just a short drive from our Murphy NC cabin rentals, Mercier...
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Blue Ridge Scenic Railway near our cabins in Murphy NC

Enjoy A Scenic Train Ride Through Blue Ridge, Georgia

The most relaxing way to see Georgia’s picturesque Blue Ridge mountain village is with an idyllic train ride through the Chattahoochee National Forest. Located right around the corner from our cabins in Murphy NC, the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway offers family friendly tours of this stunning area.
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