8 Destinations Way Up High In North Carolina That Are So Worth The Drive
By Carolyn Harmon|Published July 14, 2023
Under Brown Mountain Lights the Beast of Blandenboro wanders this magical land where lighthouses shine on kingdoms only accessible by ferries. A Lost Colony of legends and pirates revealed in historical sites and majestic mountains with views that make us weep. The home of handmade sculptures and scrumptious cuisine. North Carolina leaves this long-time writer and artist breathless with endless surprises, including the unlikely warmth a winter walk on the beach can bring.
The highest towns in North Carolina’s majestic mountains are just part of the state’s explicit beauty as also detailed through pastoral landscapes and calming coastal plains. How lucky we are with the conflicting choice of which lovely place to visit — as the possibilities are endless. Here are eight of the highest small towns in North Carolina, always gorgeous and worth the drive.