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Blue Ridge was ranked by Southern Living Magazine as one of the 2020 South’s Best Mountain Towns, and 2019 Top Small Mountain Towns for Retirement. Take a experience on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, following the Toccoa River to the town of McCaysville. Sample craft breweries, wineries, surprisingly upscale shops, galleries and eating places. Hike to a neighborhood waterfall on the Appalachian Trail, tube or kayak the Toccoa or go whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River.

On some mountains, particularly at medium elevations in warmer latitudes, many species are endemic, meaning that they’re found nowhere else on the planet. In the guts of Mexico, about 800 miles south of the United States border, Citlaltépetl and Iztaccíhuatl are the third and seventh highest mountains respectively in North America. The first is eighteen,406 feet tall, whereas the second is 17,159 feet tall. Ascents of those two volcanoes are by far essentially the …