Mountain Region of North Carolina
The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina
There are countless opportunities to enjoy nature, nightlife, recurring festivities, and much more in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina. With 828 vibes, we take you on multiple journeys in these Blue Ridge Mountains;
We highlight hiking opportunities through the mountains that take you up to beautiful heights, the wonder of the seemingly endless waterfalls, and into some of the old forests with trees that have weathered the test of time.
If your journey requires more water-related activities, we can show you the best kayaking spots, where to find paddle boards, and fishing.
And let’s not forget about lodging and food. Let us guide you to some of the most unique and tasty local spots and quality lodge places while enjoying our beautiful mountains.
Whether hiking in the majestic forests, walking along the Road to Nowhere, kayaking, or checking out local breweries and events, Join us as we explore and highlight the Mountain towns of North Carolina.
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828 Mountain Blog
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