Linville Falls is part of North Carolina’s Linville Gorge Wilderness, which is known as “the Grand Canyon of the Southern Appalachians.” No matter when you visit these exquisitely picturesque falls, you’ll see why it’s the most photographed waterfall in North Carolina.
We think at least a weekend in Winston-Salem will get you hungry enough to keep coming back. At least that’s what we’ve learned and once you see what we’re going to share here, you’ll most likely want to do the same.
Mention this booming area in Central North Carolina and you’ll hear names like Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. But aside from these amazing cities, there are wonderful small towns in the Research Triangle, filled with charm and homier vibes.
Kimpton Cardinal Hotel in Winston-Salem (The Cardinal Hotel) is one of the most interesting places we’ve ever stayed. It combines the iconic and historic Reynolds Building with Kimpton, a company known for designing more than a place to stay.
Jockey’s Ridge State Park in the Outer Banks is home to the tallest set of natural sand dunes on the East Coast. This wonderful landmark was once in danger of being destroyed, but thankfully, we can all enjoy it today.
Apple Hill Farm in Banner Elk is a beautiful place that we think anyone traveling through North Carolina should visit. It’s not far from Blowing Rock and definitely worth an afternoon of your time.