Synopses & Reviews
For me, it captures the character of the western North Carolina mountains.-Winston Groom, author of Forrest GumpCentering on Asheville and trekking out for sixty miles in all directions, this lighthearted, personal guide focuses on all the attractions of the region. Western North Carolina, bordering Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia, attracts five million visitors annually.This region offers the tourist and resident breathtaking natural beauty, charming shops, restaurants, and accommodations that range from rustic to elegant.The authors point out that many books have been written about this area's waterfalls, parks, biking, rafting, and camping in great detail, but Coasting the Mountains covers what they liked best about everything.ABOUT THE AUTHORSJudy Barnes, Jolane Edwards, Carolyn Lee Goodloe, and Laurel Wilson are all good friends who spend a great deal of their time traveling, so they can attest to the information being provided to their readers. They are also the authors of Coasting: An Expanded Guide to the Northern Gulf Coast . They live in Point Clear, Alabama.
This lighthearted, personal guide to all the attractions of Western North Carolina include local crafts, recipes, waterfalls, parks, camps and best hiking and biking spots. 1 map. 128 illustrations.