10 Things Everyone Must Do In The North Carolina Mountains This Summer

While summer is usually synonymous with a beach trip, I find it the perfect time to visit the mountains. The swimming holes are still crisp and cool, but just the right temperature for a dip after a long hike. Abundant wildflowers and rhododendron blooms line the trails, greenery is overflowing almost everywhere; sure, you can beach it all summer, but for me, summertime is also made for mountain adventure. Wanting to know what to do this summer? These ten things are a must!

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Enough for your summer bucket list and then some! What else would you add to the list? Which one are you planning to do first?