Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

Sites to Visit in Western North Carolina

Cullowhee River, photo by Courtney Stanion.

For those wanting to explore Western North Carolina
before, during, or after the Gathering!
(You can also take a field trip during Gathering.)

East and Northeast of Cullowhee (15 minutes to 1 hour away)
West and Northwest of Cullowhee (15 minutes to 1 hour away)
South of Cullowhee (15 minutes to 1 hour away)
Immediate vicinity (Within 15 - 20 minutes of Western Carolina U.)

 

East and Northeast of Cullowhee

(15 minutes to 1 hour away)

City of Asheville - locavore restaurants, breweries, artisans, galleries,
literary history and more…

Blue Ridge Parkway

Waynesville – breweries, Museum of NC Handicrafts
Pisgah National Forest (Note – many areas are more than 1 hour away)

 

View from Waterrock Knob, Blue Ridge Parkway, NC. Photo by Courtney Stanion

West and Northwest of Cullowhee

(15 minutes to 1 hour away)

View from Whiteside Mountain, near Highlands NC. Photo by Courtney Stanion

South of Cullowhee

(15 minutes to 1 hour away)

 

View from Whiteside Mountain, near Highlands NC. Photo by Courtney Stanion

Immediate vicinity

(Within 15 - 20 minutes of Western Carolina University)