Mini NC Adventure: Rough Ridge

Rough Ridge is definitely one of the most popular hikes around the Boone area of North Carolina, and after visiting, I can see why. There are few other hikes that are as short yet rewarding as this one. While the climb can be a bit treacherous, the views from the top are amazing. The trailhead…

Mini NC Adventure: Upper Creek Falls

This spring break lead me to a wonderful new hike to another gorgeous waterfall in North Carolina. After two long months in Raleigh, I was ready to get outdoors, in the mountains, and surround myself with nature for a bit. After searching around the interwebs for some new hikes, I found this hike and immediately had the…

Mini NC Adventures: Green Knob Overlook

There is something about moving away that makes you appreciate your hometown a little bit extra. It seems like every time I go home now, I make sure to take a trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Sometimes its just to enjoy a little drive time with the windows down, the music blaring, and an absolute…

Mini NC Adventures: Roaring Creek Falls

As of recently, I’ve been really into getting to know the area that I live better. There is so much unexplored terrain in Mitchell and the surrounding counties of North Carolina. I’ve been home quite a lot in the past month (spring break, Easter break, and this past weekend) and therefore, I have been trying…

Mini NC Adventure || Roan Mountain: 04 January 2016

During winter break, I ventured up to Roan Mountain in the fresh fallen snow with my best friend. It was cold, windy, and insanely beautiful. Snow looks so much more magical up on Roan Mountain. I thought I would make this a short post and let the pictures speak for themselves. So, without further ado,…

Mini NC Adventures || Up on the Roan

Its no secret that the Appalachian mountains are one of my favorite places in the entire world. So, while I was home for Thanksgiving break, I had to get up on the top of one of those mountains. So, my sister, mother and I headed up to Roan Mountain, and I stood in Tennessee and…

Write About It Wednesday: Nature

I’m getting good at the blog thing, aren’t I! This week, I wanted to take a chance to tell you guys a little about my summer, and one of the most incredible things that I have ever done. Since I don’t have access to internet in the summer, I couldn’t tell you then, but I…