Area Highlights 2018-03-08T18:47:16+00:00

AREA HIGHLIGHTS

Nantahala River

The Nantahala River is a river in western North Carolina in the United States, within the Nantahala National Forest, and near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Two-lane U.S. Highway 19/74, once part of the Trail of Tears, runs along the river, picnic areas dotting the route. The River rises near the border of Georgia [...]

November 30th, 2018|

Cherohala Skyway

The Cherohala Skyway is a 43 mile National Forest Scenic Byway that connects Robbinsville, N.C., (Hwy. 143), to Tellico Plains, TN., (Hwy. 165). Often referred to as “A Drive Among The Clouds”; the Cherohala is named for the two national forests that it crosses; the Cherokee in Tennessee and the Nantahala in North Carolina. Before [...]

November 30th, 2018|

Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a United States National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site that straddles the ridgeline of the Great Smoky Mountains, part of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are a division of the larger Appalachian Mountain chain. The border between Tennessee and North Carolina runs northeast to southwest through the centerline [...]

November 28th, 2018|

Community Spotlight: Murphy, North Carolina

Step back in time to a place with beautiful tree lined streets and many historic buildings restored to their original state. Murphy, North Carolina is an old town with its origin dating back to 1830's and preservation of the historic sites are a must see when visiting. The Cherokee County Courthouse was built in 1927 [...]

November 28th, 2018|