Visit the mountain city of Asheville for some vibrant culture and fun outdoor activities. Since you’re allocated right next to the Blue Ridge Mountains, you’ll have access to plenty of activities like kayaking, hiking, and biking in some of the prettiest natural regions North Carolina has to offer. You best trek through Pisgah National Forest for these activities; the forest’s dramatic natural qualities are photogenic, making your experiences even more memorable. Visit the town’s Folk Art Center, where you’ll find plenty of Appalachian crafts and artisanal shops. Start your getaway in Asheville by staying in one of these rustic cabin rentals based near Asheville. They’re not only cozy, but also have cool amenities like furniture, indoor heating so you don’t freeze at night like when you go camping, and even Wi-Fi.