There’s whole lot going on in these here hills. On this page we will explore towns, parks, trails, breweries, back roads, points of interest, history, wineries, and local sights through first hand experience or through other local writers and bloggers. Content will be evolving as the audience grows.

What is 828?

Well, 828 is North Carolina’s western most area code (you know those things that used to be really important for telephone numbers) – stretching from the westernmost point eastward just past Hickory. This area encompasses all the NC mountains of the Blue Ridge and nearby foothills.

Whether you are an 828 native, transplant, or are considering moving to these beautiful hills join us here and learn about what 828 living is all about.