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Top 10 Holiday Outings in Asheville, North Carolina for 2009

The hol­i­day sea­son this year in Asheville, North Carolina will be espe­cially busy with plenty to see and do. Here are the Top 10 Asheville Holiday Outings accord­ing to www.RomanticAsheville.com, an online travel guide to this Blue Ridge Mountains area.

Learn To Surf This Winter In The Mountains of Tennessee

Wilderness at the Smokies in Sevierville, the southeast’s largest indoor and out­door water­park resort, is now offer­ing surf­ing lessons. Students will learn to ride the waves in the moun­tains this win­ter – regard­less of the weather outside.

Death of the Great Smokies: How air pollution is killing the Great Smoky Mountains

Air pol­lu­tion is shrink­ing scenic views, dam­ag­ing plants, and degrad­ing high ele­va­tion streams and soils in the Great Smoky Mountains. Even human health is at risk. Most pol­lu­tion orig­i­nates out­side the park and is cre­ated by power plants, indus­try, and automobiles.