Western North Carolina Travel

Western North Carolina Travel
Relish apple orchards and vineyards in this enthralling town

As tourism continues to rise, local college students size up the economic impact

After another record-setting year, the Asheville Regional Airport adds two new direct destinations

The winding route to Plumtree through far western Avery County on U.S. 19 East is the very definition of a road trip. It’s the kind of byway most people would take only if this out-of-the-way hamlet were the destination itself. But for fans of beer and scenic beauty, a thriving brewery and a cluster of outdoor options are enticing reasons to tour the North Toe River valley’s flower-filled fields.