Town of Little Switzerland NC
Known as a summer colony, Little Switzerland is nestled high in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Little Switzerland gained its name because of the beautiful panoramic views of deep valleys and distant ranges that resemble those found in the foothills of the Swiss Alps. With elevations reaching as high as 4000 feet, Little Switzerland has incredible views of multiple well-known mountains such as Mt. Mitchell, Table Rock, Hawksbill and Grandfather Mountain. The town has a lot to offer-there are quaint lodges and unique shops. You can also find many mountain bike trails, hiking trails, and other outdoor activities. Here you can try your hand at gem mining or take a country western dance lesson! In the winter months skiing and other snowy sports are popular here because of its close location to many ski resorts! After a long day of exciting adventures one is sure to work up an appetite! Little Switzerland is also home to an array of local eateries ranging in taste and style. Located along the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 334, Little Switzerland is a great stop on your mountain excursions!