Category Archives: North Carolina

North Carolina Craft Beers ~ ohiogirltravels.com

A Craft Beer Lover’s Paradise in Western North Carolina

Craft beer lovers will be delighted at the unique personalities and robust flavors of the numerous craft brews that can be enjoyed in Western North Carolina! Western North Carolina is a mecca for craft breweries with Asheville having more breweries per capita than any other U.S. city and nearby Waynesville, in Haywood County, boasts the… Read More


Smoky Mountains ~ ohiogirltravels.com

Hiking Purchase Knob in the Smoky Mountains

There is just something about taking a hike that makes me find inner peace. Especially with the surrounding beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Haywood County boasts hundreds of miles of hiking trails within the thousands of acres of the Smoky Mountains, making for an outdoor and nature enthusiast’s dream! Haywood County provides… Read More


Skiing in North Carolina ~ ohiogirltravels.com

Skiing in Western North Carolina

Looking for awesome skiing and snowboarding in the eastern United States? Then look no further than North Carolina! To be honest, I never thought of North Carolina as a ski destination, but after visiting two of the six (Appalachian Ski Mountain, Beech Mountain Resort, Cataloochee Ski Area, Sapphire Valley, Sugar Mountain Resort and Wolf Ridge… Read More


Haywood County, North Carolina

12 Reasons to Visit Haywood County, North Carolina

Located in the Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina, the charming Haywood County often is over-shadowed by the eclectic city of Asheville (approximately 25 miles east of Haywood County). With five unique towns (Canton, Clyde, Lake Junaluska, Maggie Valley and Waynesville) Haywood County welcomes visitors to stroll their charming downtowns, shop at locally owned small… Read More