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Mountain Regions of North Carolina

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Discover the enchanting Mountain Regions of North Carolina, where adventure meets tranquility! Explore the diverse landscapes of the Western Mountains, home to cascading waterfalls, serene trails, wildlife like the elk in Cataloochee and Oconaluftee, and the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Venture into the Central Mountains, where vibrant small towns, the much larger cities of Asheville and Hendersonville, and Mount Mitchell (6,684 ft elevation) await. Finally, discover the High Country, a haven for outdoor enthusiasts with its majestic peaks like Grandfather Mountain, charming mountain communities and ski resorts like Beech and Sugar Mountain. 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!

Choose A Mountain Region Below To Begin Exploring Things To Do

Western Mountains

Bryson City
Maggie Valley

Central Mountains

Black Mountain
Chimney Rock
Hot Springs
Lake Lure
Mars Hill
Spruce Pine

High Country

Banner Elk
Beech Mountain
Blowing Rock
Seven Devils
Sugar Mountain
Valle Crucis
West Jefferson



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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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Exploring the Quieter Side of the Smokies

Dive into the serene beauty of the Smoky Mountains with 828Vibes, your go-to travel buddy for all things calm and captivating in western North Carolina! Picture this: a journey from Murphy to Boone, sprinkled with hidden gems of towns, breathtaking hikes, mesmerizing waterfalls, and the best spots to grab a bite or lay your head after a day of adventure. But that’s not all – for the Jeep enthusiasts, we’ve got trails, clubs, and events that will rev your engines. And for those who live for the great outdoors, our guide is bursting with activities to make your heart sing. Don’t just read about it – join Lee and Debra on their picturesque escapades through the Smokies on our social channels, where stunning videos and snapshots await. Welcome to 828Vibes, where the quieter side of the Smokies speaks volumes.

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