The Blue Ridge Mountains are situated in the eastern part of the United States. Why are they called “Blue”? Because the Blue Ridge Mountains are noted for their bluish color when seen from a distance. Trees put the “blue” in Blue Ridge, from the isoprene released into the atmosphere, thereby contributing to the characteristic haze on the mountains and their distinctive color. The Blue Ridge Mountains are one the most visited regions in the country.
Next, we share some fascinating attractions and things to do. You’ll also find some helpful trends for this interesting destinations as well as great lodging options.
Every month hundreds of tourists, families, adventure seekers and honeymooners visit North Carolina. Whether you are travelling with your family, couple or a group of friends, North Carolina has a rich variety of Blue Ridge Mountains accommodations to choose from. Depending on your needs you can find a perfect Blue Ridge Mountains hotel, Blue Ridge Mountains lodging or a charming Blue Ridge Mountains bed and breakfast. Regardless if you are looking for mountain settings, spa treatments or luxurious amenities – in Blue Ridge Mountains you can find it all!
One of the best ways for Blue Ridge Mountains lodging guests to explore the area is by visiting the spectacular Chimney Rock Park. This park is a perfect way to connect with nature by taking advantage of its numerous hiking trails and special events. Climb to the top of “The Chimney”, the towering 315-foot monolith and enjoy spectacular mountain views from the elevation of 2,290 feet.
History and sightseeing aficionados will be thrilled with the beauty of the Biltmore House in Asheville. This historical place is America’s largest home which features magnificent gardens, great shopping, award-winning winery and fine restaurants. Those who wish to stay and explore this beautiful place for more than one day, can book an Blue Ridge Mountains hotel at Biltmore. There are many recreational activities available for guests including biking, hiking and horseback riding among others
If you decide to visit Blue Ridge Mountain in May or October, the Lake Eden Arts Festival is a must-see. Held in Black Mountain, North Carolina, this weekend celebration includes gospel, jazz and flamenco performances. The festival also highlights folk arts, poetry, kids’ activities and more. Stay at a Blue Ridge Mountains bed and breakfast and enjoy the outdoor recreation provided by the festival such as hiking, kayaking and canoeing.
Located near Tryon, North Carolina, the Rockhouse Vineyards is a charming family winery nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Rockhouse produces meticulously crafted wines and features a cozy tasting room, an inviting porch and idyllic views over 10 acres of vines and the mountains. Book a Blue Ridge Mountains cabin rental and plan your family picnic at the Rockhouse Vineyards.
Fifty-nine percent of the vacation planners showed interest in comparison shopping among Blue Ridge Mountains vacation rentals, b&bs, inns, and small hotels. 53 percent were also interested in receiving offers from other accommodations such as vacation cabins, inns, and boutique hotels in Blue Ridge Mountains such as Old Fort, Lake Lure, Chimney Rock, Bat Cave, Marion, Black Mountain, Forest City, and Columbus.
A travel website informs that 26 percent of the tourists looking for a place to stay in Blue Ridge Mountains were mindful travelers who started their trip preparing two or more months in advance from their travel date. A 24 percent were more traditional vacationers who began their lodging requests just one to two months in advance. It is remarkable that typical travelers who preferred to wait until the last month to send their inquiries represented the 46 percent.
It is widely known today that travelers are looking for websites that help comparison shopping. Rentalo.com was designed to make it easy for travelers to evaluate and compare different lodging options from vacation rentals, hotels, and bed and breakfasts that satisfy their particular requirements.
For example, below we have two excellent options to explore:
Blue Ridge Mountains NC Vacation Cabins: Southern Comfort… another Impressive ‘Golden Valley Getaways’ property… Featured in ‘USA Today’!Southern Comfort on Yellow Top Mountain provides comfortable mountain living with full modern amenities on a beautiful and charming mountain vista with a million dollar view located in beautiful Golden Valley Township, northeastern Rutherford County, North Carolina. Southern Comfort, at its 2200 foot elevation is perched for cooler summer climates with a scenic view of Golden Valley.This Blue Ridge Mountains vacation rental is fully stocked with linens, cooking utensils, microwave, air conditioning, and satellite television with DVD, ping pong table and pool table in the man cave. For details and photos, please visit rentalo.com, property ID#1328.
Blue Ridge Mountains NC Vacation Cabin: Brand new cabin!! Just finished in June 2008. Poplar Den is a beautiful log cabin custom built with bark and, you guessed it, Poplar siding. It is located in the small town of Linville Falls, just miles from Grandfather Mountain, The Linville Falls, Linville Gorge, Linville Caverns, Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, Sugar Mountain, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and much more!It has all the modern necessities you could think of including an outdoor hot tub, large flat screen TV, DVD player, washer/dryer unit, brand new stainless steel appliances, free-standing gas fireplace, Weber charcoal grill (you would need to bring charcoal and lighter fluid) double-headed shower, etc. For more information and photos, please visit rentalo.com, property ID#91484.
Originally posted 2010-10-12 14:46:07. Republished by Old Post Promoter