Love at First Site

By Jamie Shell & Adam Orr (

Article Published: Jun. 12 | Modified: Jun. 12
Love at First Site

Getting it right in the High Country has never been easier.

You’ve reached the peak of Western North Carolina tourism with the new

“With more than a dozen professional journalists on staff and more than 125 years of continually serving the High Country, we are in the unique position of providing unparalleled regional tourism content to both our locals and to our out-of-area visitors,” Mountain Times Publications publisher Gene Fowler said.

“We are investing in digital infrastructure that will keep us at the forefront, providing the amassed content our team of outstanding staff has created.”

Established in May 2014, incorporates the efforts of the largest media group serving the North Carolina High Country. Drawing on more than a century of local tourism promotion and press, is the ultimate, all-inclusive resource for High Country tourism traditions, events and happenings.

We’re here to help you get it right with the High Country’s authoritative source for all things recreation and tourism in our area.

From hiking, bed and breakfasts, golf, snowsports, outdoor adventure, fine and casual dining to everyday living — is the definitive resource for these activities and more for visitors, tourists and guests. Whether it’s your first visit to our mountain home, or you’ve decided to make our home yours, brings together the inside scoop on the best places to see and things to do the next time you explore North Carolina’s High Country.

“ is a valuable clearinghouse for content and context that you can’t find anywhere else,” Mountain Times Publications executive editor Tom Mayer said. “No one has covered our area from a seasonal-publication perspective with more content in the past 20 years than Mountain Times Publications, and this endeavor will serve only to enhance that award-winning coverage that our readers have come to expect.”

Mountain Times Publications has been at the forefront in showcasing the best of the best in the region for more than a century. That mission, expanded with the launch of the Summer Times print publication in the late 1990s, was followed by the introduction of the Autumn Times and Winter Times publications. Together, these publications have won multiple awards for content and design.

Now, Mountain Times Publications is taking the lessons learned along the way to get it right with the launch of

We invite you — locals and visitors, alike — to start your journey by clicking to

Welcome to your website. We hope you love it, too.

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