When you’re interested in a Southern mountain getaway, there are plenty of options within driving distance. Here are a few of the South’s most popular mountain destinations worth checking out.

Southern Mountain Getaways

Asheville, NC

A popular destination in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville, NC, is gorgeous year-round. And here’s proof that it’s also stunning from afar. Enjoy your virtual vacation in Asheville. Click HERE.

Southern Mountain Getaways: Asheville, NC

Behold this striking view from Jane Bald in Asheville. Image: ExploreAsheville.com

Chattanooga, TN

From the Tennessee Aquarium to picturesque views atop Lookout Mountain, it’s no wonder Chattanooga, TN, is a top travel destination. See what makes this city unique in this virtual tour — and then start planning your own trip! Click HERE.

Rock City

Travel to the top of Lookout Mountain to get a glimpse of seven states at once — Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama. Image: Visit Chattanooga

Gatlinburg, TN

From stunning views of the Great Smoky Mountains to following Sasquatch’s adventures, explore the great outdoors in this virtual tour of Gatlinburg, TN. Click HERE.

Southern Mountain Getaways: Gatlinburg SkyLift Park

Soar above the Great Smoky Mountains at Gatlinburg’s SkyLift Park. Image: Gatlinburg Convention & Visitors Bureau

Jackson County, NC

Located in southwest North Carolina, Jackson County is “quintessential Carolina” — mountains, streams, small towns and stunning scenery. Explore it for yourself HERE.

Southern Mountain Getaways: Jackson County, NC

Jackson County, NC, is rich in natural beauty. Image: Robert Stephens

Enjoy your travels!

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