The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains
by Author and Artist Lee James Pantas

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All About Asheville
Arts & Entertainment
Beer City USA
Biltmore Estate
Chamber of Commerce
Colleges & Schools
Day Trips & Itineraries
Festivals & Events

Getting Around
Health & Fitness
Historic Asheville
Kid's Activities
Media & Libraries
Outdoor Recreation
Real Estate

Western North Carolina
All About Western NC
Day Trips & Itineraries
Cities & Towns
Festivals & Events

Golf in the Mountains
Outdoor Recreation
Real Estate & Relocation
WNC Attractions
WNC Cities & Towns
WNC Spas
WNC Wineries



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Resources for relocating and moving to the WNC Mountains

Top Attractions & Things To Do In The Mountains!
Here are the most popular attractions and things to do in the Western North Carolina mountains.
The #1 attraction, a must-see, is the world famous Biltmore House located in Asheville. The most
popular natural attractions are the spectacular Blue Ridge Parkway, which winds its way through
Asheville, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, located at the far western end of the
mountains and the Pisgah National Forest on both sides of Asheville.

All of the cultural attractions in Western North Carolina             All of the natural attractions in Western North Carolina

Biltmore House

Blue Ridge Parkway

Grove Park Inn

Harrah's Cherokee Casino

Waterfalls in Western North Carolina

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Wild & Furry Animals of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, by Lee James Pantas


Recent Accolades & Awards for Asheville

Good Morning America featured Asheville as one of its "Most Beautiful Places in America."

Asheville became America's first Green Dining Destination as the 16th area restaurant earned its Green Restaurant Certification.

Fodor's named Asheville as a Best Destination for Fall Foliage in a feature on the TODAY Show.

Outside Magazine and American Rivers named Asheville among America's best river towns.

Asheville maintained its "Beer City USA" reign, tying with Grand Rapids, Mich. in the fourth year of an online poll posted on

Asheville won the 2017 Reader's Choice Awards on for Most Romatic Place in the USA and Canada. Ranked Asheville one of their 10 most surprisingly vibrant food cities.


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