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Popular things to do in North Carolina Mountains

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Things to do in North Carolina mountains appeal to adventurous visitors and avid nature lovers. The Land of the Blue Mist offers versatile outdoor opportunities that include whitewater rafting and river tubing from Bryson City and hiking up Grandfather Mountain. One of the country's longest scenic drives, Blueridge Parkway is particularly beautiful in the spring when the surrounding landscape blooms with native wildflowers. For a bit of Wild West history, check out the exhibits at Museum of the Cherokee Indian or board a fully restored vintage train and take a ride on Great Smoky Mountains Railroad.

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Hidden gems in North Carolina Mountains

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Trails in North Carolina Mountains

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