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Beautiful Spots in NC

Tuesday, 07 February 2017

 

With all the beautiful weather we have had lately, we had to share these beautiful spots. To check out the full article from the blog Wander Wisdom please visit: https://wanderwisdom.com/travel-destinations/The-20-Top-Must-See-Places-in-North-Carolina

 

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Craggy Gardens

Craggy Gardens, located along the Blue Ridge Parkway
Craggy Gardens, located along the Blue Ridge Parkway

A subrange of the Blue Ridge Mountains, these mountains feature a look-out spot, visitor’s center, and hiking trails. Here are some of the most picturesque mountain views in the country. Forests include rhododendron, blueberry, ash, and beech.

Chimney Rock State Park

Chimney Rock is accessible by elevator as well as by walking trail.
Chimney Rock is accessible by elevator as well as by walking trail. | Source

Look for miles and miles from one of the most awesome rock formations on the east coast. The park features hiking trails and waterfalls but the most notable feature is Chimney Rock itself, which is accessible by elevator as well as footpath.

Chimney Rock State Park information

North Carolina parks information

Lake James State Park

Lake James sits in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Lake James sits in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains. | Source

On the southern shore of Lake James, this park is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is a popular lake for swimming, boating, camping, and fishing large and smallmouth bass, among other varieties. Hiking trails, warm showers, and an amphitheater make this park a pleasant place for a family camping trip.

Lake James State Park information

Stone Mountain State Park

Stone Mountain offers great rock climbing opportunities.
Stone Mountain offers great rock climbing opportunities. | Source

The massive granite face of Stone Mountain can be seen for miles from where it rises in the park. Stone Mountain offers some of the best rock climbing in the state and offers a spectacular view from the top. A four-mile loop hike will allow visitors to climb up the mountain and enjoy a waterfall and the historic Hutchinson Homestead is open year-round for visitors.

North Carolina Parks Information

Pisgah National Forest

Linville Gorge in the Pisgah National Forest.
Linville Gorge in the Pisgah National Forest. | Source

More than 500,000 acres of mountainous terrain in western North Carolina, the Pisgah National Forest offers views that cannot be beat. Visitors can stay the night or explore for a day of hiking and picnicking. Three beautiful long-distance trails through different terrain (meadow or mountainous) offer unique and exhilarating experiences.

Help with Painting!

Monday, 06 February 2017

Wait, are walls supposed to be flat, glossy, or satin? This graphic from Chasing Foxes takes the guess work out of your painting.

 

To view the original article, please visit: http://www.chasingfoxes.stfi.re/infographics-interior-design-decoration-decorating/?sf=rgabepg#ab

 

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