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Hiking the Alum Cave Trail to Mt LeConte

Hiking the Alum Cave Trail to Mt LeConte

Join us as we tackle the breathtaking Alum Cave Trail up to Mt. LeConte in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains! From mystic cave bluffs to stunning panoramic views, this adventure is packed with awe-inspiring moments. Don't forget to subscribe and come along for...

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Health Benefits of Living in the Mountains

Health Benefits of Living in the Mountains

Choosing to live in the mountains isn't just about escaping the city's hustle and bustle; it's about embracing a lifestyle that's good for your body, mind, and soul. Mountain living comes with a bunch of perks that can make you feel healthier and happier all around....

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Hike to Crabtree Falls on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Hike to Crabtree Falls on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Crabtree Falls on the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 339.5 – 340.2 Crabtree Falls is accessed by one of two moderate to strenuous routes: 1.8 Miles in and out Crabtree Falls, a picturesque cascade located off the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina, offers a...

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Video – Easter Sunrise at Linn Cove Viaduct

Video – Easter Sunrise at Linn Cove Viaduct

Debra and I got up super early and drove to the Blue Ridge Parkway past Grandfather Mountain to catch the Easter Sunrise at Linn Cove Viaduct. He Is Risen! About Linn Cove Viaduct on BRPW The Linn Cove Viaduct is a remarkable engineering feat and an iconic section of...

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How to Get to Cataloochee Valley to See The Elk

How to Get to Cataloochee Valley to See The Elk

How to get to Cataloochee Valley to see the elk in the Great Smoky Mtns Park. Watch the video below for driving directions to Cataloochee Valley. See the Elk in Cataloochee Valley  |  See the Elk in Cherokee The history of elk in Cataloochee Valley, located in the...

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Visiting Downtown Blowing Rock

Visiting Downtown Blowing Rock

Debra and I visited downtown Blowing Rock in NC on a very windy and chilly day. We dropped into coffee shops, boutiques, sports apparel, art and history museums, outdoor stores, and so much more. In earlier videos, you can join us as we visit The Blowing Rock...

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A Visit To Blowing Rock Art and History Museum BRAHM

A Visit To Blowing Rock Art and History Museum BRAHM

While we visited Blowing Rock, NC, Debra and I took a tour of the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, also known as BRAHM. One of their current exhibitions is the Pulp & Bind: Paper & Book in Southern Appalachia, in which we show some of the pieces in this...

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