Sunset Zip at Highlands Aerial Park

View the colors of sunset on the signature "Squealing Mare"

A Relaxing Meander

Simply paying attention along the way can infuse a hike with an almost mystical dimension.
Male Northern Flicker Photo by Shawn Boos

Northern Flicker

This flamboyant woodpecker is a ground feeder.

St. Andrews Clubhouse and Swilcan Burn Bridge

Tee Time with Tommy

Tom and his son Tommy’s trip to St. Andrews yields nail-biting travel connections, anxiety, and international bragging rights


Whether you want to tackle a mountain or sit by a stream, you’ll find just what you’re looking for here. This is a premier golf destination, but there’s so much more available. There are streams to fish, public pools and tennis courts to enjoy and playgrounds, too. Winter sports include ice skating, skiing, tubing and hiking.

Outdoor Activities Results

After Hours Farm
Cashiers, NC
Country Club of Sapphire Valley
Sapphire, NC
Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center
Scaly Mountain, NC