Grandfather Mountain and the Blue Ridge Parkway

Walking across a mile high swinging bridge between two mountain peaks is enough to get anyones adrenaline pumping and palms sweating.  Although this is usually the first image that pops into peoples mind when mentioning Grandfather Mountain, many trails and overlooks also await.  Surrounded by the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains, the 360 degree views and easy access … More Grandfather Mountain and the Blue Ridge Parkway

Grandfather Mountain

So I have lived in North Carolina all of my life, but until recently, I had never visited one of our greatest attractions!  Its called Grandfather Mountain, located near the blue ridge parkway in the western part of the state.  It is famously known for its ‘swinging bridge’, which sits over a mile high across … More Grandfather Mountain