Insiders' Guide to North Carolina's Mountains, 10th: Including Asheville, Biltmore Estate, Cherokee, and the Blue Ridge Parkway

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Your Travel Destination. Your Home. Your Home-To-Be.

North Carolina’s Mountains

Outdoor recreation. Scenic drives. Culture. Crafts. Adventure meets serenity in the Cherokees’ ancient land.

• A personal, practical perspective for travelers and residents alike
• Comprehensive listings of attractions, restaurants, and accommodations
• How to live & thrive in the area—from recreation to relocation
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Overview

Your Travel Destination. Your Home. Your Home-To-Be.

North Carolina’s Mountains

Outdoor recreation. Scenic drives. Culture. Crafts. Adventure meets serenity in the Cherokees’ ancient land.

• A personal, practical perspective for travelers and residents alike
• Comprehensive listings of attractions, restaurants, and accommodations
• How to live & thrive in the area—from recreation to relocation
• Countless details on shopping, arts & entertainment, and children’s activities

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762756971
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 7/13/2010
  • Series: Insiders' Guide Series
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 595,838
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Constance E. Richards and Kenneth L. Richards are our North Carolina insiders. Constance, a journalist and travel writer, has written for numerous national and international newspapers and magazines. Her coauthor and father, Kenneth, is an editor, feature columnist, poet, winemaster, educator, and tour guide.

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Table of Contents

Preface xi

How to Use This Book 1

Area Overview and History 2

Getting Here, Getting Around 22

Climate 30

Resorts 32

Bed-and-Breakfasts and Country Inns 44

Hotels and Motels 71

Restaurants 86

Nightlife 104

Arts and Culture 111

Shopping 147

Recreation 173

Skiing 209

Golf 212

Forests and Parks 219

Attractions 240

Kidstuff 255

Biltmore Estate 264

Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation 269

Waterfalls 274

Blue Ridge Parkway 283

Rockhounding 295

Mountain Crafts 300

Annual Festivals and Events 309

Appendix: Living Here 333

Relocation 334

Retirement 340

Health Care 354

Education 363

Index 374

Directory of Maps

North Carolina's Mountains vii

Northern Mountains viii

Central Mountains ix

Southern Mountains x

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