This Day Trip To Mount Mitchell State Park Is One Of The Best You Can Take In North Carolina
To visit Mount Mitchell State Park is to experience what it might feel like to stand at the top of the world. It’s the highest point east of the Mississippi River, but it’s also shrouded in natural beauty, stately evergreens, and a magical allure that you can only find in North Carolina. Plus, getting there means taking one of the most scenic routes in America: the Blue Ridge Parkway. Here’s more on why a day trip to Mount Mitchell State Park is one of the very best you can take in North Carolina.
Have you visited Mount Mitchell State Park before? If so, tell us all about your adventures in the comments below — we’d love to hear from you! Be sure to consult the official Mount Mitchell State Park website before your visit to check on weather conditions. The temperature on Mount Mitchell can sometimes be up to 20 degrees colder than what you’d experience in nearby towns.
Address: Mount Mitchell State Park, 2388 NC-128, Burnsville, NC 28714, USA
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A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.