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All aboard for a historic and scenic journey through the majestic mountains and colorful countryside of Western North Carolina; over a sprawling lake, past rushing rivers, through a deep mountain gorge and into dark mountain tunnels. The railroad operates year-round, with schedules varying seasonally. All trains depart Bryson City.

from Reserve Gatlinburg Travel Guide

The Best Fall Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the midst of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you’ll find resort living in an area so vividly beautiful, walking through it is akin to moving through a painting. Description from I searched for this on

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Cherokee, NC

Visit Cherokee, North Carolina for fun in historic proportions.Fishing, golf, tubing, waterfalls, and hiking are just a few of the many vacation treasures you'll find in this Smoky Mountains adventure town. Experience 11,000 years of soul-stirring Cherokee history, culture, art, legend, traditions, and events.

from Mail Online

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: eerie abandoned Land of Oz theme park hidden at top of a North Carolina mountain

Yellow Brick Road, NC Near Boone. I went to Oz as a kid. It was awesome as I recall, but I was 6 or 7 and easily impressed. mbr


Sunset over the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Western North Carolina; photo by Dave Allen


What's not to love? The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is full of such beauty and peace. #vacation

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Austria: half-price snow

This waterfall is located in the City Center of Bad Gastein, Salzburg Austria #feelaustria