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Located off the Great Smoky Mountain Expressway and less than 40 minutes west of Asheville, Balsam Mountain Preserve offers an abundance of both outdoor adventure and rich cultural experiences to delight family members of all ages.

Shop and dine in charming historic centers across several mountain towns. Explore neighboring mountains, rivers, and lakes. Enjoy one-of-a-kind annual festivals or inspired arts and heritage events. Do it all, and then come home to your private mountain retreat.

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