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Insiders' guide® to North Carolina's mountains : including Asheville, Biltmore estate, Cherokee, and the Blue Ridge Parkway
ISBN:
9781493043460
Edition:
Eleventh edition.
Physical Description:
xi, 388 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
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Summary:
An essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information to the region that includes Asheville, Biltmore Estate, Cherokee, Blue Ridge Parkway, and other nearby environs.
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Summary

Insiders' Guide to North Carolina's Mountains is the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information to the region that includes Asheville, Biltmore Estate, Cherokee, Blue Ridge Parkway, and other nearby environs. Written by two locals (and true insiders), this guide offers a personal and practical perspective of the area and its surrounding environs.


Author Notes

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.


Table of Contents

How to Use This Bookp. x
Welcome to North Carolina's Mountainsp. 1
Historyp. 33
Accommodationsp. 41
Diningp. 93
Arts, Culture, and Mountain Craftsp. 132
Shoppingp. 172
Attractionsp. 189
Recreationp. 214
Kidstuffp. 263
Blue Ridge Parkwayp. 271
Forests, Parks, and Waterfallsp. 283
Festivals and Annual Eventsp. 334
Appendix: Living Here
Relocationp. 358
Retirementp. 362
Indexp. 376
Directory of Maps
North Carolina's Mountainsp. iv
Central Mountainsp. v
Northern Mountainsp. vi
Southern Mountainsp. vii