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Travel+Leisure, an international travel magazine, has ranked Asheville third among the 50 best places to visit around the world in 2020. Read more

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"We are already planning a big show for 2020 and we can’t wait to share with you what’s in store," Warren Haynes said in a statement. Read more

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“When it comes to the best places in the nation to see fall foliage, we'd be remiss not to mention a town in the Smoky Mountains." Read more

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Grandfather Mountain is home to myriad species of plants and hardwood trees that range from pumpkin-colored beech trees to blood-red sourwoods and rusty red oaks. Read more

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Some leaf color can begin to appear in early September as that lessening light cues the appearance of color in species such as sumac and sourwood. Read more

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WalletHub, a website known for providing basic financial guidance, has ranked the best states for road trips. Read more

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Traffic has been utilizing one lane in each direction since Feb. 28 when the interstate reopened following a rockslide. Read more

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In 2017, contractors began repairing deteriorated areas on the tower’s concrete columns and walls, stabilized support walls at the base of the ramp, and repaired stone masonry. Read more

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2,000 museums nationwide will offer free admission to U.S. military personnel and their immediate families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Read more

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Viaduct closed in March for a comprehensive road maintenance project. Read more

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Iconic Parkway bridge needs maintenance, repaving. Read more

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"Dollywood has hogged the spotlight long enough," Dolly Parton says. Read more

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