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The caves at Rumbling Bald Mountain were created in the 1800s after an earthquake shook giant slabs of granite loose. These are one example of Western North Carolina granite caves that locals and visitors frequent.
In Pisgah National Forest, llamas do the heavy lifting, helping hikers carry camping gear through the trails.
The author discusses the charms of car camping in Western North Carolina and present various tourist spots perfect for an outdoor adventure.
Douglass Ellington (1886-1960) was a famous art deco artist who designed many of the buildings in Asheville. Green discusses Ellington's life and inspiration for his architectural masterpieces.
At 6,684 feet Mount Mitchell is the highest peak east of the Mississippi River. Visitors are advised not to just drive up to the highest parking lot, get out, take a few pictures, and leave. Rather they may take in the dramatic scenery by trying out some of many hiking trails. Be aware that the weather which can fluctuate unexpectedly in a season and take appropriate safety measures.