Mount Mitchell Drive Receives Scenic Byway Designation

Jan 16, 2012 Full story: Vogel Talks RVing

The Mount Mitchell Scenic Drive is the latest route to receive an official " scenic byway " designation from the state of North Carolina.

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Just wondering

Burnsville, NC

#1 Feb 2, 2012
How did the realty companies and commissioners push through the scenic by pass in this county. Instead of wanting tourist why not work to bring in jobs for everyone. Also will this new scenic by-pass raise land taxes?
Workin for the Man

Weaverville, NC

#2 Jul 27, 2013
I work on Mt. Mitchell. I know its not like this everywhere and I don't like that Burnsville is a tourist town either, but the more tourists we get up there the more positions they can fill. So it does create a few jobs.

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