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Must-Consider Destination Wedding Locations

Destination weddings have become more popular in recent years. With the majority of those weddings being outdoors, it is probably safe to say a lot of couples said “I do” on a beach. If you are looking to do the same, then keep reading for some must-consider destination wedding locations with spectacular beaches.

Hiking in Chimney Rock, NC

Chimney Rock southeast of Asheville serves as a gateway to the scenic countryside near Lake Lure. This region of Western North Carolina offers panoramic vistas and interesting geological formations. Some interesting hikes through this fascinating rural landscape include several popular interconnected trails in Chimney Rock State Park. The park charges $15 admission. The Hickory Nut Falls Trail, the Great Woodland […]

The History of the 1866 Roanoke River Lighthouse in Edenton, North Carolina

On the coast of Edenton, NC, also known as the Inner Banks of North Carolina, sits a historic screw-pile lighthouse. A screw-pile lighthouse is a lighthouse structure with supports that are screwed into the sand or river bottoms of the water. Each piling can withstand storms and waves as they were literally screwed into the […]

Why Nature Lovers Love Asheville NC

Does Asheville sound familiar to you? This lovely and bustling city in Western North Carolina is more famous than you think! It has been a popular filming location with movies like Forrest Gump, Hannibal, and Dirty Dancing using the Asheville’s scenic mountains and spectacular scenery in their backdrop. Thus, it is aptly nicknamed “Land of […]