Appalachian Stories

Romantic Getaways for Valentine’s Day

Romantic Getaways for Valentine’s Day

Cozy up with your significant other in the quaint cabins of Virginia or Tennessee or plan a full day of activities at the well-known Greenbrier in West Virginia or the Barnsley Resort in Georgia. Take a hike and experience Appalachia and wind down the day by booking a relaxing massage or carriage ride.

Modern Day Candle Making In Appalachia

Modern Day Candle Making In Appalachia

Candles have been used as a source of light for more than 5,000 years, yet little is known about their origin. We do know that candles played an important role in early religious ceremonies. Use of candles in ceremonies can be traced back all the way to Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, in 165 B.C.

Secret Tunnels Under Asheville

Secret Tunnels Under Asheville

It has long been rumored that there once was a vast network of secret tunnels under Asheville, NC. Legends of sunless bootlegger routes, abandoned subway tunnels, and hidden passages beneath the Masonic temple are hinted at by locals, bartenders, and Haunted Asheville tour guides alike.