Your first stop has a little bit of everything. From picturesque historic buildings to an easy trail, you'll definitely want to get your camera ready! Drive to the second stop is 10 minutes.
Ready for a little mountain meandering? Picturesque historic spots, unique destinations to grab a bite to eat, and a couple charming towns are on your to-do list.
- Historic sites & fun facts galore
- A moderate waterfall trail
- Local breweries for a flight
- Easy-to-explore outdoor destinations
- A unique pit stop that holds a world record
This trip can be done any day throughout the year.
- Active Families
- Weekend Getaways
Pop into a local cafe for a quick caffeine hit on your way over to a two-of-a-kind outdoor spot. Drive time to your third stop is 20-35 minutes depending on what you choose.
It's time to choose your own culinary adventure! No matter where you eat, you'll have to stop in at one of our favorite funky roadside stops. Drive time to the fourth stop is 30 minutes.
A roadside shop, brewery visit or an outdoor adventure awaits you. This little mountain town is not to be missed.
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It was fun to find out some historical places right near home. We also went to a place that curb appeal would not have drawn us in if we didn't have it on our itinerary. We would have missed out!
My husband and I did this as a night getaway and had such a blast. We actually put our phones down, no work talk, no kid talk. We went on a date just the two of us and took the time to get to know each other all over again while experiencing stops along the way that we would never have thought to go to. We experienced an old Mill, a covered bridge from the 1800’s, beautiful water falls, mom n pop shops along the way and great food from the recommended restaurants. We ended in Boone where we stayed at one of the recommended hotels. Had such a blast and really reconnected as husband and wife of almost 30 years. We have since purchased the Antique adventure and the weekend in Asheville that I plan to do a girls weekend with my adult daughters. Well worth the money.
as a self-proclaimed history nerd I was so in love with the first two stops. It was such a relaxing way start the day before a more adventurous afternoon. They weren't kidding when they said they found the most unique roadside stop! Wish I lived closer to make it a regular part of my day.