CivilizationExplore Western Carolina
known for it’s vibrant arts scene and historic architecture Asheville features a funky and eclectic downtown, 30-plus art galleries downtown alone, a burgeoning culinary scene, a thriving live music scene and, of course, the awe-inspiring scenery of the Appalachian Mountains.
Historic Downtown Hendersonville is full of charm featuring streets lined with trees, cozy benches & planter boxes brimming with seasonal flowers. It offers a wide array of shopping, antique stores, galleries, museums, an aquarium and a variety of restaurants with free Wif-Fi for every one.
Cherokee is a town on the reservation home of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation, in western North Carolina. At Oconaluftee Indian Village, the 18th-century Cherokee lifestyle is preserved via live demonstrations. In summer at the outdoor Mountainside Theatre, the drama “Unto These Hills” tells the tribal story.