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Blue Ridge Mountains

Welcome Adventurers!

Hi! We're mountain locals and experts, Larry and Jenn. We're here to help you find your next Blue Ridge Mountain adventure. 

These historic mountains are full of tons of places to visit, scenic vistas to enjoy, waterfalls to explore, and trails to hike.  

We started Blue Ridge Mountain Life in 2013 and since then have written over 350,000 words in our 270+ guides on the Blue Ridge Mountains. 

Based out of Waynesville, NC, we not only adventure here, we live here as well.  

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Welcome to the Blue Ridge Mountains, a stunning mountain range in the eastern part of the United States.

Our guides will help you find the very best places to visit and things to see and do during your Blue Ridge Mountains visit. 

Use our destination guides below as a starting point to plan your adventure!

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The most popular national park in the United States, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, delivers hundreds of miles of hiking trails, waterfalls, historical sites, scenic views, and more!

The park is also home to many types of wildlife, including elk and black bears. 

North Carolina Mountains - Long distance mountain view with a vivid rainbow.

The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina receive more visitors each year than any other state, and for good reason! There are many small towns, waterfalls, and high elevation scenic views. 

NC includes the beautiful city of Asheville and the famous Blue Ridge Parkway.

The North Georgia Mountains have beautiful small mountain towns, including the well-known town of Blue Ridge and the alpine themed town of Helen.

The flowing hills of the Georgia mountains are home to many wineries, hiking trails, waterfalls, and attractions as well.  

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Who Are We?

We're Larry and Jenn, mountain locals and Blue Ridge Mountain travel and outdoor experts.

As residents living near Waynesville and Maggie Valley NC, we love these mountains and enjoy sharing our Blue Ridge Mountain adventures with YOU.

You'll find lots of beautiful photos, helpful guides, tips, videos, and more, here on Blue Ridge Mountain Life.

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