How to Tackle a Long-Distance Hike in Winter

You don't have to pack up your hiking shoes when the snow starts to fall. Here, insider tips on tackling a long-distance hike in winter.

5 Ways to Beat the Cold on Winter Hikes

Follow these expert tips to remain warm and comfortable on Carolina trails in winter.

Salt Caves and Spiced Cider: Where to Go to Banish the Winter Blues in Western North Carolina

The pallor of winter can cast a dismal tone over the mountains of Western North Carolina. Thankfully, the Asheville area is well equipped with warmth, cheer, and rejuvenation- as long as you know where to look.

3 Ways to Keep Kids Active (and Save Your Sanity) During the Winter

Don’t go stir crazy when cold weather sets in. Keep moving with these creative family activities.

5 One-of-a-Kind Cabins, Cottages, and Yurts Near Asheville

Explore the outdoors around Asheville in style with these cabins, cottages, and yurts that offer luxurious amenities in natural settings.

7 Winter Adventures in North Carolina Other than Downhill Skiing (and Where to Do Them)

Winter beautifully transforms North Carolina’s wild spaces into a playground for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy.

7 Must-Do Hikes Along the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina

Some are short, some are long, all of these hikes along the Blue Ridge Parkway are worth putting on your Western North Carolina hiking bucket list.

7 Spine-Tingling Stories of Adventures in the Woods

From scary sounds to sinister strangers, these seven spine-tingling tales will put some extra thrill into your next campfire tale.

9 Fall Foliage Trail Runs Around Charlotte

From the shores of Lake Norman to the top of Kings Pinnacle, here are nine great fall foliage runs near Charlotte.

Guide to West Virginia’s Bridge Day 2019

Here's your guide to West Virginia's Bridge Day, a celebration of extreme sports and the natural beauty of the Mountain State.

30 Reasons Why Autumn Is the Best Season to Get Outside in Asheville

There's nothing quite like fall in Western Carolina. Here are 30 reasons why autumn in Asheville is the most spectacular time of year.

10 Top Hikes in the Southeast for National Park Fee-Free Days

Ranging from Florida to Virginia, here are 10 top hikes in the Southeast for national park fee-free days.

20+ Family-Friendly Fall Adventures in North Carolina’s Triad and Triangle

From hikes to festivals to Halloween celebrations, here are more than 20 family-friendly fall adventures in North Carolina's Triad and Triangle.

9 Best Swimming Hole Hikes in the Carolinas

Don't let the heat keep you from hitting the trails, these hikes will help keep you cool even when the sun is beating down.

5 Ways to Hit the Trails in Fisher River Park

From biking to paddling, here are five ways to hit the trails in Fisher River Park.

Top 10 Triad Waterfalls & Swimming Holes

Take a break from the heat with day trips to these 10 top Triad waterfalls and swimming holes.

The 6 Best Hikes in Elkin, NC

Here are the six best hikes in Elkin, North Carolina, a former mill town that has been transformed into a trail town.

A Guide to Ultras in the Southeast

Here's a guide to the top ultra races for every state and every season in the Southeast.

12 of the Best Rail Trails in the Southeast

Here are 12 of the best rail trails in the Southeast for walkers, runners, cyclists, and people seeking ADA-accessible paths.

A Beginner's Guide to Fly Fishing the Mountain Streams of the Blue Ridge

Part sport and part art, fly fishing can seem mysterious and intimidating, even if you’ve been bait fishing for years.

Kayaking the Haw River Paddle Trail

Kayakers of all abilities can paddle the Haw River Paddle Trail in North Carolina.

A Family Guide to the NC Kids in Parks Program

North Carolina's Kids in Parks Program is a great resource for families who are new to outdoor activities.

11 Ways to Participate in Tuckfest

11 ways to participate in Tuckfest, a celebration of adventure sports, craft beer, and live music.

An Insider’s Guide to Charlotte Adventure Racing

Charlotte's adventure racing scene includes everything from family-friendly races to punishing distance events for seasoned race veterans.

9 of Charlotte's Best Festival and Adventure Weekends

Charlotte has some great events going on throughout the year. Here are nine of the best.