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A new book from the founder of Grandfather Mountain's modern trail management program celebrates all things Grandfather. Following are a few sample photos from the new book "Grandfather Mountain: The History and Guide to an Appalachian Icon." more

Sep 2, 2016 9:45 AM Features

Come on along as our dining writers discover the variety and excellence of West Virginia cuisine. more

Sep 2, 2016 9:12 AM , Features

When better to get out the tent than the cool nights of fall? more

Sep 2, 2016 9:06 AM Features

Comebacks around restorations of historic theatres are a source of pride in four mountain towns. more

Sep 2, 2016 8:53 AM Features

This fall, combine your leaf peeping with treks for all the senses. more

Sep 2, 2016 8:47 AM Features

Ed Rehbein has photographed the Mountain State’s beauty for many magazines, and is co-author of “West Virginia Waterfalls: The New River.” more

Jun 21, 2016 12:06 PM Features

Pat and Mikey O'Neal left Florida to build a new life in Beech Mountain, North Carolina. more

Jun 21, 2016 11:33 AM Features

Our dining writers take a foray into their home territory, and find many culinary delights. more

Jun 21, 2016 11:24 AM , Features

Throughout the seven states, there's so much to do and see. more

Jun 21, 2016 11:13 AM Features

The Southern Appalachians are dotted with NPS properties. Here's a look at some of their celebrations. more

Jun 21, 2016 11:05 AM Features

Here are the results of reader voting for the towns with the biggest smiles-in three population categories. more

Apr 29, 2016 9:16 AM Features

Most of these chefs and owners decided that this is where they wanted to live, and to serve great food. more

Apr 27, 2016 11:42 AM , Features 1 Comments

Ever slept in a tree house? A yurt? A caboose? C'mon along. more

Apr 27, 2016 8:45 AM Features

The backroads lead to wonderful flavors and experiences. more

Mar 9, 2016 12:25 PM , Features

Exploring a beautiful water-side home at Virginia's Smith Mountain Lake. more

Mar 9, 2016 12:14 PM Features


Mike Scruggs

Can a summer job change the direction of a life? more

Mar 9, 2016 12:04 PM Features

We board first in West Virginia, and then take great rides in other states as well. more

Mar 9, 2016 11:29 AM Features

It's time to plan your mountain trips for the warm months. Build a few trips around signature festivals and events in seven states. more

Mar 9, 2016 11:11 AM Features

The flavors are much more varied than you might think. more

Jan 27, 2016 4:28 PM , Features

C'mon along for great tastes in cozy settings. more

Jan 27, 2016 4:24 PM Features

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