Visiting this North Carolina destination is like being in a fairy tale

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Check out these breathtaking photos of the Great Craggy Mountains in Western North Carolina, provided by the Craggy Gardens Instagram page.

The Great Craggy Mountains, commonly called the Craggies, are a mountain range in the western part of the state.

The destination is a subrange of the Blue Ridge Mountains and encompasses an area of nearly 200 square miles.

One of the coldest mornings I've experienced in a very long time, but this view from the Craggy Gardens Pinnacle made up for everything. Prints & Inquiries: Kevin@collegevibe.com Photography Site: Ruckphotos.com ———————————————————————————- My work can also be found on… Twitter: @KRRRUCK Instagram: @CollegeVibe Google+: plus.google.com/+KevinRuck20 500px: 500px.com/kruck20 ———————————————————————————- #DiscoverEarth #wildernessculture #DiscoverLandscape #NatGeoLandscape #NatureAddict #OurPlanetDaily #Travelstoke #LonelyPlanet #LongExposure #Timelapse #Travel #Nature #Landscape #BlueRidgeMoments #Sunrise #Sunset #Wanderlust #Photographer #JustGoShoot #HuffPostGram #Nikon #NikonTop #earthpix #wonderful_places #beautifuldestinations #natgeotravel #natureaddict #travelawesome #seetheworld #liveoutdoors @Natgeotravel @Wilderness_culture @Natgeo @NikonUSA @TheGlobeWanderer @Discoverychannel @LonelyPlanet @BlueRidgeMoments @BlueRidgeOutdoors

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The Craggies is situated in Buncombe County, North Carolina, about 14 miles northeast of Asheville. The Black Mountains lie to the northeast, across the upper Cane River valley.

rainy day hikes 🌧

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Craggy Gardens is an area of 16 kilometers and is covered with purple Catawba rhododendron plants in mid-June.

The view is better from the top

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Hiking up in the clouds #blueridgemountains #northcarolina #blueridgeparkway

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the feels •• [sometimes words can't explain the feels]

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