Explore the Quieter Side of the Smokies

Immerse yourself in the peaceful charm of the Smokies of North Carolina. From picturesque hikes to quaint mountain towns, find your perfect escape.

Mountain Regions of North Carolina

Welcome to the enchanting Mountain Regions of North Carolina, where adventure meets tranquility! Explore the diverse landscapes of the Western Mountains, home to cascading waterfalls and serene trails. Venture into the Central Mountains, where vibrant towns and stunning vistas await. Finally, discover the High Country, a haven for outdoor enthusiasts with its majestic peaks and charming mountain communities. Join Lee and Debra as we explore the quieter side of the Smokies, guiding you through hidden gems and unforgettable experiences. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful retreat or an action-packed getaway, North Carolina’s mountains have something for everyone. Let’s dive in and uncover the beauty of these breathtaking regions!

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Kayaking on Lake Junaluska in the NC Smokies

Kayaking on Lake Junaluska in the NC Smokies

DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE BUDGET-FRIENDLY FAMILY TRAVEL GUIDE We recently joined some friends to kayak on Lake Junaluska. Located just outside of Waynesville, NC, this mountain lake community has a population of 3,219. Lake Junaluska is a 200-acre manmade lake that is fed...

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