it's cabin time™ in Marshall
Have you ever wanted to get away to a beautiful mountain getaway where you can forget your worries? Marshall, North Carolina has so much natural beauty that you can spend time experiencing, whether you prefer to do so via hiking, biking, or some other mode of transportation. However, this town is not limited to just looks! There is a great deal of history and culture in these mountains, too. Regardless of your interests and favorite pastimes, you will be able to find a way to occupy your time while you are away. Check out a few of our favorites below and be sure to check out local websites to get even more ideas to expose yourself to some of the wonderful opportunities that the area offers.
Named after President James Madison, Madison County was founded in 1851. It contained the town of Marshall, which was named after the US Chief Justice John Marshall. The town has since endured a variety of events and hardships, from raids by soldiers during the Civil War to a notable flood in 1902. The beautiful and historic courthouse that sits in Marshall today was built by architect Richard Sharp Smith in 1906. Now, the town is a beautiful hub for art, music, and culture in the area.
If you are planning on an extended visit and also on bringing your children with you, you should check out one of the many opportunities for recreation for kids in the town, from playgrounds to exciting events put out by the Madison County Arts Council. If you’re visiting with kids during the summer and don’t want them to get behind on reading, you should also check out the Madison County Library Summer Reading Program. Allow your kids to pick out books they will enjoy and stay ready for school in August! If you’re here throughout the year, also participate in fun events like the Christmas Parade and trick or treating. Marshall is a very family-friendly area, and we hope that yours will feel right at home here.
Finally, you’ll want to check out some of the great local restaurants for a taste of true Appalachian cuisine. You’ll find that Bonnie & Clyde’s Appalachian Cuisine offers a great taste of the region’s food. Then, the Grateful Organic Diner offers healthy and hearty food that should be suitable for a variety of palates. Finally, spend a relaxing afternoon at Highland Station Coffee & Market for some food, caffeine, and a relaxing atmosphere.
Overall, this area and the surrounding areas have so much to offer, including:
-fun annual events
-nearby music scene