Cashiers, NC blog

Cascade Conundrum: With so many magnificent waterfalls in one place, how to choose which ones to visit?

Dry Falls

You’ve come to Cashiers for a little quiet time, a little mountain repose. You’ve made peace with the wilderness; you’ve purged your inner demons. But now you want some adventure!

Western North Carolina offers some of the finest waterfall watching in the East. With more than twenty falls within thirty minutes of the Cashiers crossroads, where do you even begin?

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Zip line tour in Bryson City

Well, this is pretty awesome.  Fly through the forest with Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours over all kinds of terrain just outside of Bryson City.  The company started giving zip-line tours last year, and I for one want to go try it out!

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Kayaking Toxaway Falls: not recommended for ... anyone!

This is a kayaking video of some very aggressive (read: crazy) kayakers paddling sliding down some very steep falls on the Toxaway River.

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Whitewater Falls fogged in

On a recent trip down the mountain to South Carolina, I stopped by Whitewater Falls on Hwy. 281 to take some photos.  The clouds hung low with stormy weather in the area, and I was extremely disappointed to find the 400’ waterfalls veiled by fog.

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Making the most of a rainy day in Cashiers

This is the view I awoke to this morning:

Dreary morning on Lake Glenville

Not the most inspiring image, is it?  It’s beautiful in its own mysterious way, but it sure doesn’t shout, “Let’s go hiking and check out some waterfalls!” which is exactly what I’m going to do today.

Continue reading » relaunch special: $239 for the year for new Basic Accounts in all categories

2010 is upon us, and is getting a makeover!  Last Fall, GoCashiers turned 3 years old.  The site has been an information resource for Cashiers and has server more than 10,000 visitors.

It can be hard to find your way around the mountains.  GoCashiers helps people find things to do like hiking and waterfall watching.  The site also helps visitors find restaurants, places to stay, antiques and other businesses.

As the site re-launches, we want GoCashiers to be the best Cashiers, NC information website on the internet.

So we’re offering a re-launch special.  For just $239, your business can be listed in any category for one year.

Call (843) 696-7237 or email for more information.

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Lucky you, you found the redesign project

GoCashiers is in the process of a long-overdue redesign. Originally launched in September 2006, this will be the second version of

The code is based on my Charleston, SC website, Chucktown Deals. The goal is to re-launch by the Spring.

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