8 Great Vacation Quotes to Get You in a Mountain Mood
“I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than trees.” – Henry David Thoreau
Thoreau knew a thing or two about solitude and nature. We think he would have loved the mountains around Bryson City. When you step into the woods and feel the cool air and the scent of pine you know it's vacation time. You'll feel your shoulders relax and with each step you'll feel taller and taller as you leave the burdens and stresses of your everyday life behind you.
All I need is mountain breeze and tall trees.
Beach people love to talk about the sound of the waves and how relaxing that sound is. However, we have a secret and that is the siren call of the mountain breeze. There's something magical about the gentle rustling of fall leaves in the wind or the swaying of the tree tops in a fall mountain breeze. The mountains have their own gentle rhythm that we are sure will have you falling in love with the mountains in no time.
“Leave the road, take the trails.” – Pythagore
If you love hiking or mountain biking or even just taking a short stroll in the woods, you are going to love Bryson City. We are surrounded by some of the best trails in the state. So go ahead, leave the car, get off the road and discover the call of the trail.
Mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, boating, rafting, rock climbing, ok, ok, we could go on and on. We don't mean to brag, but if your are looking for your next adventure you've come to the right place. Your Carolina mountain vacation will put you in the heart of an adventure wonderland.
“There is nothing more beautiful than nature early in the morning.” – Vincent Van Gogh
A vacation is all about recharging, refreshing oneself and most importantly slowing down a bit. Now is the perfect time to get away from the hustle and bustle. A time to turn of the television, step away from the laptop, and just sit on the porch with a cup of coffee and watch the morning mist burn away. Sound relaxing? Believe us, it is, and we have loads of great vacation rentals that are perfect for your next family vacation.
Let’s wander where the WI-FI is weak.
Technology is everywhere, and sometimes it is hard to escape. The news, the social media, the texts the bing and ding of an incoming email seems to be the chorus of our lives these days. But there is a place where you can set all of that aside, where a few steps in the right direction will have you (and the kids) free from the distractions of WI-FI and technology. You'll be amazed what can happen when everyone sits down their phone for a few minutes during your vacation.
“Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread.” – Edward Abbey
There are still places where you won't hear the sound of a car for hours on end, a place where things slow down a bit, where one can breathe and relax. There is a place where you'll find yourself looking at the small things with curiosity and standing in awe of the mountains and trees. There is a place where you can go that will fill your spirit with joy. Where is that you ask? It's the wilderness of the North Carolina mountains of course. it, we promise you'll agree.
The world is ours to explore.
They say the world is getting smaller and maybe in a sense it is, however there are still plenty of places to explore and experience. If you've never been to the North Carolina mountains than you are in for a treat. Go ahead scratch a mountain vacation off the bucket list this summer or fall with a Carolina mountain vacation.