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    Highlands is a summer retreat with local artisans, waterfalls, fly fishing, mountain vacation rentals and a resort spa.
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    The Blue Ridge Parkway crosses 17 counties in our mountains, offering hiking, heritage and breathtaking views. Brought to you by Chetola Resort.
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    See, touch and listen to the roar of rare and vintage American motorcycles at this iconic Maggie Valley destination.
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    Wilmington, or "Hollywood East," has hosted 400-plus movie and TV productions, including Iron Man 3, Revolution, One Tree Hill and Dawson's Creek.

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    Experience the thrill of skydiving without jumping out of a plane at Paraclete XP SkyVenture in Raeford. The indoor skydiving facility boasts the largest vertical wind tunnel of its kind in the world…

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    You'll find Henredon, Drexel Heritage, Thomasville, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and 1,000 more manufacturers at this one-stop furniture destination.
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Shadow of the Bear

Shadow of the Bear

This month, the side of Highway 64 near Cashiers offers one of the most unique leaf-looking experiences in the country.

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Fall Foliage Hikes

Fall Foliage Hikes

Chase autumn colors from the mountains through cities to the coast on hikes that take advantage of distinct landscapes.

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