Transylvania County, NC Waterfalls

Caution: Waterfalls are delightful yet hazardous and tricky; every year individuals pass on while climbing cascades or investigating off-trail close to cascades. If it’s not too much trouble, stay on the path, see cascades from a good ways, and get back securely! As an update, it is unlawful to swim in any waters inside the […]

Finding Fall Color along the Parkway and Beyond

A few leaves in the Asheville region are now starting to quit delivering chlorophyll and change to their closet of fall tones. In case you’re pondering when the pinnacle Blue Ridge Parkway Fall leaf season will be this year, you’re in good company. It’s typically in October which is regularly the most active month along […]

7 Ways to Enjoy the Parkway’s Wide Open Spaces (Even when the road is closed)

Hiking. Some Parkway trails are accessible (and much less popular!) even in winter, like the Mountains to Sea Trail which crisscrosses the Parkway for many miles in North Carolina and trails at Moses Cone and Julian Price Memorial Parks. But when Parkway access is uncertain, there are many trails in nearby areas that can be easily accessed. […]

8 Tips for Planning Your 2021 Parkway Travels

January 26 is National Plan for Vacation Day and I’m including my tips for vacation planning amidst the unpredictability of 2021. My husband and I have sadly been planning back-to-back transatlantic and Mediterranean cruises for more than a year that have just been canceled. But, we’re still healthy and still employed, so we’re trying to […]