Playing Checkers at Mast General Store, Valle Crucis, North Carolina Photographer Carol M. Highsmith Photographs America offers thousands of landscape and city views, as well as historic photos from the Library of Congress collection. Each Print is carefully packaged in either a strong card-board tube, or in a heavy duty card-board envelope to insure safe […]
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2012 Blue Ridge Parkway Calendar Photo Contest The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation and RaysWeather.Com are partnering to produce a 2012 Blue Ridge Parkway Calendar. RaysWeather.Com has sponsored a photo contest and a calendar featuring photos from NW North Carolina for the past nine years. For the 2012 Calendar, the photo contest solicits photographs the entire […]
I overlooked the email last week that announced the opening of market season. But this weeks email caught my eye.One of the things we always enjoy about our summer visits to the High Country and the NC Blue Ridge is a Saturday morning visit to the Market. Shopping for our meals at the Market really makes you feel like […]
I noticed when I posted the 2011 schedule yesterday the the Bluffs facilities were closed for the new season. Last year there were a number of stories in the press that were covering the problems the Park Service was having with finding someone to contract for these facilities. It looks like it will be a […]
It’s finally here…For all of us who can’t make it to Boone to enjoy the great photography that this contest brings in, this is our chance to voice our opinion. I will be heading over there in a minute myself to view and vote… via 8th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition People’s Choice Award Voting | North […]
ORCHARD CALENDAR FOR 2011The Orchard will be open ONLY on the weekends Saturday, May 7 through Sunday, May 29; Sat 10-6; Sun 12-6.Regular hours begin Memorial Day until early September. Mon, Wed-Sat 10-6 and Sun 12-6. via The Orchard at Altapass Announces 2011 Schedule | North Carolina Mountain Dreams.
(Boone, NC) ‐ After some weather related delays, preliminary Judging for the 8th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition has been completed resulting in the selection of 46 images to be exhibited at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC. A list of exhibiting photographers can be viewed on the AMPC blog. via […]
One of the folks who shows up daily in my RSS feed is John Roberts who lives and photographs in the mountains of North Carolina…Visiting his blog is like a virtual visit to the mountains. Check out his blog… via A Virtual Visit • North Carolina Mountain Dreams.
One of our favorite cities in the North Carolina mountains is Asheville. It makes a great central location for exploring the surrounding mountains. Evidently, we aren’t the only ones that feel this way… Nestled between the Blue Ridge mountains and the Great Smokies, the city of Asheville is centrally located amidst an array of activities that draws […]
Date: July 22, 2010 (Linville, NC) Beginning the week of August 2, 2010, TAB Construction Company, Inc. will conduct contract work to repave the road into the Linville Falls Picnic Area of the Blue Ridge Parkway and two of the picnic area parking loops. The contract work is funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment […]
This is my go to book whenever I want to start looking into visiting a new area of the North Carolina mountains. Whether you are a first-time visitor or an experienced mountain traveler, the Highroad Guide to the North Carolina Mountains is the indispensable reference to the best the mountains have to offer. via Highroad […]
One of the perpetual searches that drive readers to this site is the Our State Magazine’s Reader Photo Contest. Well the winners have been announced and you can check them out at the magazines website…Here is what they had to say… With more than 1000 entries in this year’s Reader Photo Contest, selecting a winner in each […]
FACILITY OPENINGS/CLOSINGS CAMPGROUNDS – Open – Close Linville Falls – 04/02/10 – 11/01/10 Otter Creek – 04/02/10 – 11/01/10 All Other Parkway Campgrounds – 05/14/10 – 11/01/10 PICNIC AREAS Price Park – Open year-round – weather permitting – Full Service Restrooms and Water Fountains open April 30 Peaks of Otter 04/09/10 – 11/15/10 Humpback Rocks 04/09/10 – 11/15/10 […]