The hush of falling snow and the way it glitters against sunlight as it envelops the landscape—winter is indeed a magical season in the mountains. It’s a time for hot drinks and cozy blankets by the fire, but also one for ski slope thrills and other outdoor adventures. With lighter crowds and off-season rates, it’s also a great time to take advantage of some of the region’s most visited towns and attractions. Whether you’re ready for an escape or dreaming of where you’ll go after the pandemic, here are five great wintertime getaways in and around Western North Carolina that are sure to warm your spirit.
1. Take A Beech Trip
2. Tour the City of Asheville
3. Find a Sweet Retreat in Blowing Rock
4. Smokies Getaway
5. Luxe Respte in Highlands