What are some cute towns in the mountains? ?

so im basically looking for some cute towns in the mountains. specifically the appalachian. the states im looking at are kentucky, tennessee, south/north carolina, and the virginias. ive been to all these states, but i want to find one with basically the looking and feel of gatlinsburg tennessee. im going to college and i want to find a city close to a good college with that kind of feel to it. like a small town with little shops, and have kind of an old times feel to it. something beautiful like that and in the mountains. if you know of any, please let me know!

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  • Ranger
    Lv 6
    9 years ago
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    If you're looking for a town that's somewhat similar to Gatlinburg but with a college you're best bet will be Boone, NC. You can go to college at Appalachian State University and have the mountain vibe you're looking for.

    Here are some links I think you'll find helpful about the App State:

    http://www.appstate.edu/

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Appalachian_State_Uni...

    http://www.google.com/#hl=en&sugexp=pfwl&cp=4&gs_i...

    Here are some links about Boone:

    http://exploreboonearea.com/

    http://www.townofboone.net/

    http://www.townofboone.net/

    And here is a link about the nearby town of Blowing Rock. Blowing Rock would be a nearby fantastic place to live as well if you were to attend App State.

    http://blowingrock.com/

    You can learn a lot by browsing the above links and following links within their websites. If I can get you more specific info I'd be happy to help. You may want to look back through my answered questions since I have probably answered other things about western NC that you may find helpful.

    Source(s): I live near the Boone area and we own a home there that we rent out. So I know a lot about the area and what a fantastic place it would be to attend college.
  • Erika
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Safford AZ, it really is small, we've a substantial highway with a pair e book shops i imagine, couple espresso shops, a ice cream parlor, sandwich position, and distinctive staggering Mexican nutrition, it really is only substantial highway, it bout . 5 miles lengthy haha. it really is quiet and we do no longer have a lot except a Walmart, Safeway, Bashas and IGA and residential depot,yet when youcontinual a million.5 hours southwest of right here you've Tucson along with your shops and massive shops. i have lived right here my 18 years of life and it really is fantastic =) We actually have an excellent searching mountain south of city and interior 30 min you would possibly want to be in a chilly iciness wonderland in the course of the iciness and a funky get away interior the summer season! we've some places to fish, hike and are available across to. And in case your the non secular form, they only outfitted a Temple in a unmarried of our neighboring cities.

  • 9 years ago

    I think you are looking for Waynesville NC. I visited there, and it is the cutest little place I've ever seen. No tacky tourist shops like Gatlinburg, but down-home. Like Mayberry in 2012.

    Source(s): TN resident
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