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of western North Carolina. We add new listings and links on a regular basis so bookmark this page and check back often.
Western North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains are a grand and glorious place to explore. This beautiful mountain region covers a wide expanse of territory. Here on the "Balcony of the Blue Ridge" you can gaze out across mountain ridges stretching almost 100 miles to the horizon, play among the clouds, and renew your soul.
Avery County, North Carolina is home to famous mountain peaks like Grandfather, Beech and Sugar. It has the highest county seat in Eastern America (Newland, elv. 3,621 ft.), the highest incorporated town in Eastern America (Beech Mountain, elv. 5,506 ft.), and is known as the "Christmas tree capital of the world."
A visit to the Balcony of the Blue Ridge offers an endless variety of things to see and do, places to stay, eat and shop, unparalleled mountain scenery, and friendly natives to help you enjoy it all.