It’s Not Spring In North Carolina Until You Experience This One Amazing Festival

Rhododendrons are such majestic, unique blooms. They transform any scenery into a fairytale wonderland and we’re lucky enough in North Carolina to have an abundance of rhododendrons in the western region of the state. From hiking through Craggy Gardens to simply enjoying the view from the Parkway, one way to experience the beauty of the blooms in attending the Rhododendron Ramble at Grandfather Mountain.

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:

Just when you think Grandfather Mountain couldn’t get more beautiful – rhododendrons take over the landscape for a truly stunning, once-a-year experience! Will you be visiting this year or have you attended in the past?

For another mountain adventure to add to your summer bucket list, take a dip in this amazing mountain-fed pool.