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Explore the Mountains of North Carolina

Come experience the natural beauty and cool temperatures of this unique mountain getaway destination. Situated high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina is a beautiful spot known as Lake Toxaway and its neighbor Sapphire. Between the town of Brevard in Transylvania County and the village of Cashiers in Jackson County, the area encompasses both small mountain communities.

Known as the "Land of the Waterfalls," the region is home to hundreds of natural waterfalls - Whitewater Falls, the highest cascade in the eastern United States is a "must see." Also in the immediate vicinity are Toxaway Falls, Rainbow Falls, and Turtleback Falls. Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests, Gorges State Park and the Panthertown Wilderness Area. These offer endless opportunities for outdoor adventures ,scenic vistas, tumbling waterfalls, streams and rivers are around every bend of the road.

Outdoor activities include hiking, biking, horseback riding, and fishing the area's lakes and streams. Water adventures such as canoeing, kayaking and rafting are popular and outfitters are readily available. For golfers, a number of challenging golf courses await you. For a change of pace, take in a concert at Brevard Music Center, theater at the Flat Rock or Highlands Playhouses, visit the Folk Art Center, or spend a day at the Biltmore House in Asheville.

Take a day to explore the shops of Cashiers and Highlands and enjoy the vistas along the way. The Blue Ridge Parkway is also nearby and offers the most spectacular mountain scenery in the southeast.  At the close of the day, you may choose to dine at one of the unique and excellent restaurants located in the area from Brevard to Highlands.

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