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Asheville Insider's Blog
Just an hour southeast of Asheville, Chimney Rock and Lake Lure offer visitors everything they should be looking for in a mountain getaway.
One of the most unique festivals showcasing Western North Carolina is the WNC Bigfoot Festival in downtown Marion. The Bigfoot Festival was a surprise hit in 2018 and drew in nearly 30,000 people.
Our Western North Carolina mountains are known for sweeping, majestic views, the remarkable change of seasons, dramatic leaf change, cool mountain breezes -- but springtime in the Asheville area brings a show of its own.