The Blue Ridge Mountains In North Carolina Were Named One Of The 50 Most Beautiful Places In The World
Have you heard the news? In a recent ranking of the world’s most beautiful places, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Blue Ridge Mountains among the 50 Most Beautiful Places in the World. We couldn’t agree more! Folks the world over visit North Carolina each year to experience the blue-hued mountains that flow through the Tar Heel State like a sea of turbulent peaks, bathed in blue and unrelenting beauty.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Our stunning Blue Ridge Mountains rank number 31 out of 50. Where would you rank the Blue Ridge Mountains on the list of the most beautiful places you’ve visited in your lifetime? For more ways to enjoy your time on the Blue Ridge Parkway, check out 15 of the best hidden secrets on the Parkway, and take a peek at 19 scenic tunnels you’ll pass through in North Carolina’s segment of the Parkway.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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