Blog & Itineraries

Bas Shaw Grave at Big Poplar Turn

Graham County is rich in history and if you are a history buff, you should consider exploring some of the historical sites of the area while you are here. One of the easiest sites to visit is the “Bas Shaw” Gravestone off 129 (The Dragon). The…

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SCCA HILLCLIMB

Robbinsville, NC – Have you ever wanted to go blasting up that back country, winding mountain road at full speed, crossing the double yellow line, with no fear of oncoming traffic or police? Do you get a thrill out of pushing your car –and…

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Winter Mountain Get A Ways

When you envision renting a mountain cabin, you usually don’t think about doing it in the winter. However, consider what holidays fall between January and Easter. Often, the time when we most need some quiet recharging is in the dark of the…

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Wolf Laurel in Winter

Winter in Graham County holds secrets for lovers of beauty.  Bring your cameras and dress warmly!  Wear long underwear.  For those of you who have never experienced the mountains in winter, you are in for a delightful discovery.  There is little…

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Forest Bathing

Come to Graham County if you are at a crossroads in your life.  If you have discovered that your life is too hectic.  If you are recovering from an illness or you want some time to just think, then it is time for you to experience “Forest…

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Wildflower Walks

This spring many people have been asking if the wildflowers are blooming in the areas that were burned by forest fires last fall.  I am very happy to announce that not only are the flowers blooming, but in many areas the wildflowers are more…

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Itinerary for the Bird Watcher

(Photo courtesy of Kim Hainge) Bird watching, often called birding, is the largest spectator sport in America.  The rich and abundant bird life in Graham County arises from the varied climate and topography.  Summers are warm and winters are…

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