Catch views of the gorgeous cascades of Looking Glass Falls, a roadside waterfall just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Brevard, NC.
Hike the Craggy Gardens Trail, climbing through a beautiful high-elevation forest filled with blooming rhododendron, wild blueberries and wildflowers to stunning summit views just off the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Hike the Profile Trail to Grandfather Mountain’s famous face-like outcropping, and climb a rocky, boulder-filled ascent to stunning views from Watauga View and Calloway Peak on the mountain’s lofty ridge.
Hike a short, kid-friendly, quarter-mile trail to Dry Falls, a gorgeous walk-behind waterfall on the Cullasaja River near Highlands. It’s one of North Carolina’s most beautiful and easy-access waterfalls.
Hike to exceptional views on the Cold Mountain summit in North Carolina’s Shining Rock Wilderness, following the Art Loeb Trail from the Daniel Boone Boy Scout Camp.
Hike the Appalachian Trail over the rolling Roan Highlands, hiking from Carvers Gap to grassy, wildflower-covered fields and exceptional 360-degree summit views at Round Bald, Jane Bald and Grassy Ridge Bald.
Hike the Fryingpan Mountain Tower Trail to stunning summit views from a historic steel fire tower just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville.
Hike to the summit of Sam Knob, catching sweeping summit views and exploring a beautiful, wildflower-filled meadow just off the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Hike the Triple Falls Trail at North Carolina’s DuPont State Forest to a stunning trio of cascading waterfalls.