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MOON GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

MOON GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

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Moon Travel Guides: Find Your Adventure

From majestic mountaintops to lush forests and untouched wilderness, take in the best of the Smokies with Moon Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Moon Great Smoky Mountains National Park features:

  • Itineraries for every timeline and budget, ranging from one day in the park to a week-long trip, including: Best of the Smokies, Family Fun, Escape the Crowds, and Best Hikes
  • Strategies for getting around the Great Smoky Mountains, avoiding crowds, and exploring the less-visited areas of the park
  • In-depth coverage of gateway cities and towns in both Tennessee and North Carolina, including Gatlinburg, Asheville, Pigeon Forge, and Knoxville, as well as worthwhile stops like Cherokee, Bryson City, and Maggie Valley
  • Full-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughout
  • Expert tips for travelers looking to go hiking, biking, zip-lining, rafting, and more, plus essential packing and health and safety information
  • The top activities and unique ideas for exploring the park: Cruise along Newfound Gap Road for epic views and scenic overlooks, try your hand at fly-fishing, and enjoy the refreshing solitude of a night camping under the stars. Hike to beautiful waterfalls, catch a glimpse of the buzzing fireflies, and sample a little local moonshine. Visit remnants of the region's historic settlements, spot local wildlife, or explore the bustling nearby cities
  • Valuable insight from nature lover and Smoky Mountains aficionado Jason Frye
  • Honest advice on where to stay inside and outside the park, including the best spots to pitch a tent, park your RV, or relax at an upscale resort
  • Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations
  • Recommendations for families, LGBTQ+ travelers, seniors, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with pets
  • Thorough background on the wildlife, terrain, culture, and history
  • Staying in Tennessee? Try Moon Tennessee, Moon Nashville, or Moon Memphis. Making a road trip out of it? Try Moon Nashville to New Orleans Road Trip.

    For full coverage of America's national parks, check out Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 National Parks.

    MOON NORTH CAROLINA

    MOON NORTH CAROLINA

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    From the Outer Banks to Asheville, discover the best of the Tar Heel State with Moon North Carolina. Inside you'll find:
  • Flexible itineraries, including scenic drives along the Blue Ridge Parkway, a weekend in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and getaways to Asheville, Raleigh-Durham, and Charlotte
  • Strategic advice designed for hikers, beach-goers, foodies, wildlife-watchers, and more
  • The top local experiences: Explore the gardens of the Biltmore Estate, check out the art museum in Raleigh, or kick back with a craft beer at an outdoor concert in Wilmington. Escape to the Outer Banks for a glimpse of wild horses, historic lighthouses, and remote islands. Tap your foot to live bluegrass and dig in to famous North Carolina barbecue
  • Outdoor activities: Hike to waterfalls or challenge yourself to climb the highest peaks in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Kayak around Kitty Hawk, whitewater raft in the wild Nantahala River Gorge, hang glide, or spend a day fly-fishing
  • Expert tips from North Carolina local Jason Frye on when to go, how to get around, and where to stay, from rugged campgrounds to historic inns and beachside B&Bs
  • Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
  • Thorough background on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and local culture
  • With Moon North Carolina's expert advice and local insight, you can find your adventure.
    Focusing on the mountains? Check out Moon Asheville & the Great Smoky Mountains. Can't get enough of the beach? Try Moon North Carolina Coast.
    MORE MOUNTAIN SPIRITS - A CONTINUING CHRONICLE OF SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN CORN WHISKEY, WINES, CIDERS, AND BEERS

    MORE MOUNTAIN SPIRITS - A CONTINUING CHRONICLE OF SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN CORN WHISKEY, WINES, CIDERS, AND BEERS

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    Originally published in 1985, More Mountain Spirits" is a companion volume to Joseph Dabney's American classic "Mountain Spirits." More mountain moonshine stories and characters on both sides of the law come to life alongside intoxicating recipes for brandy, wine and beer made from every fruit and vegetable grown in the hills. And of course, there's corn whiskey and real apple cider, too, as well as a step-by-step illustrated guide to building a copper pot still."
    MOUNTAIN PASSAGES: NATURAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS

    MOUNTAIN PASSAGES: NATURAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS

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    This intriguing collection of essays results from writer George Ellison's thirty-year fascination with Western North Carolina and its Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains.


    These essays offer a window onto the rich heritage of this stun

    MOUNTAIN SPIRITS - A CHRONICLE OF CORN WHISKEY AND THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN MOONSHINE TRADITION

    MOUNTAIN SPIRITS - A CHRONICLE OF CORN WHISKEY AND THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN MOONSHINE TRADITION

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    Originally published in 1974, Mountain Spirits "traces the history of whiskey making from its origins in Ulster, Ireland, through its arrival in the United States in the great waves of mostly Scotch-Irish settlers who traveled the Great Philadelphia Wagon
    MOUNTAIN WEATHER POCKET GUIDE A FIELD REFERENCE

    MOUNTAIN WEATHER POCKET GUIDE A FIELD REFERENCE

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    16-panel laminated and folded cards for in-the-field reference Full-color photos and illustrations Written by a well-known meteorologist devoted to outdoor adventures Mountain Weather Pocket Guide is designed to give hikers, backpackers, climbers, skiers, a quick reference that will help them make smart decisions regarding their exposure. Written by renowned weather expert and forecaster Jeff Renner, who is a life-long outdoorsman.
    MYSTERIOUS TALES OF THE NORTH CAROLINA PIEDMONT

    MYSTERIOUS TALES OF THE NORTH CAROLINA PIEDMONT

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    The history of the Tar Heel State is filled with mysterious and creepy tales. Legends say that several places in North Carolina have been visited by the devil, from the Devil's Tramping Ground near Siler City to the footprint he left in the Devil's Rock i
    MYSTERIOUS TALES OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA

    MYSTERIOUS TALES OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA

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    These dark hills and hollers hold endless secret wonders. UFO sightings join mysterious booming noises and the famous Brown Mountain Lights in lists of unexplained phenomena. Ghosts abound from Biltmore to Grandfather Mountain. Learn about the Phantom Rider of the Confederacy and all the spots where the devil is said to have set foot on Tar Heel soil. Sightings of Bigfoot join the legend of the Wampus Cat in tales told around the fire at night. Master storyteller Sherman Carmichael explores the lore of the mountains.
    NEW BLUE RIDGE COOKBOOK: FARM FRESH

    NEW BLUE RIDGE COOKBOOK: FARM FRESH

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    More than 100 recipes, both old and new, celebrating the regional foods of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
    NORTH CAROLINA BUTTERFLIES AND POLLINATORS

    NORTH CAROLINA BUTTERFLIES AND POLLINATORS

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    Pollinators in North Carolina include bats, bees, hummingbirds, butterflies, moths, wasps, flies, and beetles. These beneficial species are both beautiful to observe and critical to the preservation of the state's diverse eco-system and agriculture. This portable folding guide includes illustrations and descriptions of 140 species and a back-panel map featuring some of the state's top nature viewing hot spots. A handy field reference and perfect take-along guide for visitors and nature enthusiasts of all ages. Made in the USA.www.waterfordpress.com