Western North Carolina communities are famous for their awe-inspiring natural beauty and fun-filled active - and passive - activities. But perhaps none are more desirable than our four featured communities:
These four towns, which are in close proximity to each other, are among the most popular vacation and living destinations for people who value, and are inspired by, the area's exceptional beauty, upmarket shops, topnotch restaurants, mountain views, long-standing traditions and much more.
Nestled on the southern end of North Carolinaâ€™s Blue Ridge Mountains, these towns are located approximately 60-80 miles west and southwest of Asheville, NC. All sit at over 3,100 feet above sea level, making for cool summers (average July daily temperatures are 78-83 degrees) and mild winters.