Mature man with backpack standing on mountain against sky during wonderful sunrise
These Mountain Towns Dazzle In The Wintertime
By ROSIE SIEFERT
Nestled between the Blue Ridge and the Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina, the Blue Ridge Parkway of Asheville provides a spectacular, long-range view of the impressive landscape dusted with snow.
Asheville, North Carolina
Ashland is an underrated gem in southwest Oregon, nestled at the base of the Siskiyou and Cascade mountain ranges. If you're looking for a charming post-pandemic trip, travelerblog the city's coffee shops, bakeries, restaurants, dispensaries, and local wineries.
Ashland, Oregon
This getaway in the Blue Ridge Mountains has every bit of small-town charm with cabins, cottages, skiing, snowboarding, and more. Just outside of town, Grandfather Mountain's mile-high swinging bridge offers one of the most stunning views in the whole state.
Banner Elk, North Carolina
Bethel is considered by some to be the most beautiful mountain village in the entire state of Maine. The New England village opens up right to the dazzling White Mountain National Forest.
Bethel, Maine
The small city of Bend in Central Oregon is epic in the winter, with the Cascades Range as a backdrop. To add to the dramatic surroundings, Mount Bachelor gets an average of 462 inches of fluffy snow a year.
Bend, Oregon