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Sid Vedula

With surprises ranging from ghosts and spirits to delicious dining destinations and more, each stop is pure pleasure. more

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Ed Rehbein

West Virginia’s Hanging Rock is a great place to watch migratory hawks and other birds. more

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Pat & Chuck Blackley

Elizabeth Hunter, who began contributing to this magazine with its first issue and served as its award-winning columnist until her retirement at the end of 2014, also wrote dozens of articles, with care, awe and love, about the Blue Ridge Parkway. more

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Ed Phillips

Since we last explored the Brown Mountain Lights (March/April 1995), new scientific research teams were formed, the Burke County Tourism Authority offered sold-out symposia, the lights were featured in a National Geographic show and more. more

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Joe Tennis

The North Carolina native offers tours at the Oconaluftee Indian Village. more

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Andy Chabot

The wonders of the train include, well, not driving, as well as great stops to explore along the way. more

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Our readers have spoken! Here are their picks for the best people, places, things and more in the Southern Appalachians. more

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Joe Tennis

In the third of our 30th Anniversary look-backs, we find a blend of old and new. more

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These parks hold strong promise for life-listers, great trails, scenery and more. more

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Here's your guide to 177 great gatherings to help you plan your 2018 mountain travels. more

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The 2018 Blue Ridge Country Travel Guide explores the joys of discovering this great region’s natural wonders and curiosities. more

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Joe Tennis

When the Tennessee Valley Authority inundated the land near Hiawassee in 1941, some relatives came to rescue buried remains of relatives from land that would become an island; and some did not. more

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Caverns’ owner T. C. Northcott was obsessed with the 54-degree cave air, and was convinced of its restorative benefits. more

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Up and down the mountain region, preparations for Christmas and other winter holidays are building. Here’s a potpourri of people, places and things to enjoy. more

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Joe & Becky Gibbons

Joe and Becky Gibbons embrace the coming of autumn, seeking new photographic inspiration in the contrasting elements of life-giving water and the dying cycle of leaves. more

Fall Travel

Tony Urban's book is full of odd places in West Virginia. We visit two of them. more

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www.kentuckytourism.com

The hardships of the region have inspired its musical artists. more

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From wine to cheese, from music to quilts, we provide the routes to your favorites. more

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Our on-the-road contributing editor is back with a bounty of experience-filled excursions. more

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These two restaurants take the commitment to new levels. more

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