Category: Exploring Carolina

Chasing Down Autumn in the Blue Ridge Mountains: A Photo Essay

One of the best places to immerse yourself in the season is high atop the Appalachian Highlands. Crisp mountain air, colorful fall foliage, and that ephemeral feeling that each day will be Autumn’s last, persuades us to hop in the car and head for the hills every fall.

Dinner Date in Yadkin Valley Wine Country

Think you have to travel 3000 miles to the West Coast to tour world-class vineyards and taste excellent vino? A hidden treasure within the rolling hills of the Piedmont North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley is a thriving viticultural and economic area, and a great date night destination, right in our own backyard!

Fall Splendor in the Blue Ridge Mountains

So close, but a world away, the Blue Ridge Parkway in the mountains of western North Carolina is called “America’s Favorite Drive” for a reason. Follow along on our picture-perfect day trip through the Appalachian Highlands.