Western North Carolina

Immerse yourself in the magnificent Mountain magic!

Chimney Rock State Park Western NC - Photo by Jutta FarrerTake a deep breath and inhale the clear, slightly pine-scented air. Enjoy the amazing view of the panoramic mountain ridges and feel refreshed and rejuvenated.

Escape and visit the Land of Waterfalls and discover the natural wonders, exciting activities and attractions, historic sites and unique events.

Waterfall in Western North Carolina - Photo by Kimberly Mc CloskeyExplore incredible, striking nature in two of the most visited national parks within the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area – the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway, known as “America’s Most Popular Scenic Drive”. A slow-paced, relaxing drive with breathtaking scenery in an unmatched wilderness setting, roadside exhibits and hiking trails make a trip along the Parkway a delight year round.

Thrill-seekers can raise their heartbeat and challenge themselves with a zip lining tour over mountain ridges or get their kicks white water rafting.

Zip Line Canopy Tour in Western North Carolina - Photo Courtesy of Wildwater Ltd.Charming little towns nestled in the mountain areas invite with warm southern hospitality. Enjoy quaint shopping and dining experiences, local-made art galleries, and outdoor events in the summer include concerts, arts and crafts shows, culinary events and historical venues.

You will have the time of your life! Call Mountain Island Connection to start planning!