Western NC: Asheville, Brevard, Hendersonville and Waynesville
Western North Carolina attracts thousands of visitors and newcomers annually to its scenic towns surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains, Blue Ridge Mountains, Great Smoky Mountains, Grandfather Mountain, Black Mountain and others. Mt. Mitchell in Black Mountain is the highest peak in the eastern U.S.
Cities and towns in the region include Asheville, Hendersonville, Boone, Cullowhee, Brevard, Marion, Waynesville, Black Mountain, Hickory, Morganton, Lenoir, and other smaller communities.