Articles Mentioning North Carolina Mountains Hotels

The Perfect Weekend Itinerary for Asheville

Move over, Austin and Portland — Asheville is the new hip spot. This North Carolina city is in the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains, allowing for beautiful vistas and excellent outdoor activities — everything from hiking and zip-lining to fishing and bird-watching. But that’s not all. Asheville has the most breweries per capita of any U.S.…

The 14 Most Romantic and Secluded Hotels in the U.S.

For some trips, we want to head straight to the most buzzing metropolises, but then there are the times we want to get away from it all. While traveling to a remote island in the Maldives or Thailand would do the trick, there are several hotels in the United States that offer a secluded feel.…

14 Stunning Fall Foliage Train Tours in the U.S.

Aaaah, fall. The time of year that’s all about enjoying the cool, crisp air, watching the world transform into a canvas of brilliant colors, and of course, indulging in pumpkin spiced lattes. There’s no better place to see the pageantry of the great outdoors than aboard a scenic excursion train, which often goes where cars…

6 Best Small Towns in North Carolina

North Carolina offers something special for every season, making it a no-brainer for easy getaways and planned vacations year-round. This Southern gem is brimming with gorgeous scenery, adventure trails, wineries, popular ski slopes, peaceful lakes, tasty cuisine, and more. Spots like Asheville, Linville, Chapel Hill, Wilmington, and Smoky Mountains National Park are bigger destination hits…

Most Romantic Bed-and-Breakfasts in the U.S.

While many bed-and-breakfasts have a certain charm to them, thanks to a limited number of rooms and personalized service, not all exude a romantic vibe ideal for couples. That’s why we’ve scoured hundreds of B&Bs in the United States to find those that are the most romantic of the lot, making them perfect contenders for…

10 Historic Grand Hotels in the South

The different regions of the United States all have their own personalities, and in the South, there’s certainly a flair for the historic, the laid-back, and the grand. Naturally, that makes the area a great place for a relaxing retreat. If you’re looking for historic grandeur while you relax on vacation, look no further than…

10 U.S. Cities Every Millennial Should Visit in Their 20s

According to FutureCast’s latest report, millennials contribute more than $200 billion to the travel industry each year. They’re traveling more than their Gen X parents did, and they crave something slightly different. They seek new experiences above all else and take frequent weekend trips. In fact, weekend excursions accounted for nearly half of all millennial…

Our Favorite Family Vacation Destinations in the U.S.

Disney — have you heard of it? Of course you have. When it comes to planning a family vacation in the U.S., your mind will most likely wander to the Florida favorite. And why shouldn’t it? After all, it has all the ingredients — amusement parks, water parks, character-themed resorts, and loads of other kid-friendly…

The Most Stunning Mountain Destinations in the U.S.

Not all of us have the pleasure of living in major U.S. cities like Seattle, Denver, and Los Angeles, where mountain views are a part of the daily routine. Most of us will have to travel to get our fill of these scenic natural creations, which were formed as a result of Earth’s tectonic plates…

4 Great American Beer Cities and What to Do in Each

History buffs, put your thinking caps on: What historical event took place on April 7? Stumped? Today marks the day that President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Cullen-Harrison Act, which set into the motion the repeal of prohibition. Roosevelt’s famous statement on the Act: “I think this would be a good time for a beer.”…