Blue Ridge National Heritage Area

The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area is a place unlike any other on earth, where ancient landscapes enchant the eye and age-old traditions warm the heart. Congress designated the mountains of North Carolina the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.


An Appalachian Summer Festival

For nearly a decade, the festival has been named one of the ”Top Twenty Events in the Southeast” by the Southeast Tourism Society.


Smoky Mountain Living

Smoky Mountain Living is a magazine covering the southern Appalachians and celebrates the area’s environmental riches, its people, culture, music, arts, history, and special places.