The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area is located in the heart of the southeastern United States, within a few hours' drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Charleston, Charlotte, and Raleigh. Asheville is the largest city in the North Carolina mountains and is served by the Asheville Regional Airport.
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North Carolina is home to the highest mountain east of the Mississippi River - Mount Mitchell, which rises to an elevation of 6,684 feet. It is located within the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.