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Daily Fall Photo: October 13, 2020

Today's featured image was taken on the Sim's Creek Bridge on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Blowing Rock. It's between Moses Cone Park and Julian Price Park, and there's a parking area just before the bridge when heading south. The parking area also provides access to the...

10 Tips for a Fall Visit to Blowing Rock

We want you to have a safe and relaxing visit on your next trip to Blowing Rock! Here are 10 tips for for less stress: Visit on a weekday if you can. The leaves are just as beautiful on a Tuesday, and the traffic is less dense.   Plan early morning excursions for...

Visiting? Here’s the Latest on Operations & Safety!

Updated October 1, 2020, 12:00 pm. Blowing Rock's businesses are open and excited to welcome responsible travelers! The safety of our community and visitors is a top priority. What we're doing help to keep you safe: Restaurants are seating at a reduced capacity to...

Gift Cards & Online Shopping

Several shops & services in Blowing Rock offer online shopping and/or gift cards via phone or web. Buying a gift card or certificate today means a business has a bit more cash flow for expenses. Small businesses are the heart of Blowing Rock- please support them...

Dining Information- Take out & Delivery

All restaurants in North Carolina are allowed to re-open on-premise dining, with restrictions on capacity and party spacing due to concerns about COVID-19. In addition, all NC restaurants, breweries, wineries, and distilleries must must cease alcohol sales and service...

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Memorable Leaf Viewing Activities

Memorable Leaf Viewing Activities

Updated for 2020. Its fall here in the High Country, which means leaf lookers from all around come to see the magnificent autumn colors our beautiful mountains have to offer. There are many fantastic vantage points and gorgeous scenic drives to enjoy!  But if you want...

2020 Symphony by the Lake Cancelled

2020 Symphony by the Lake Cancelled

It is with great sadness that the Board of Directors of the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce has announced that the Chamber will not host Symphony by the Lake this year. The event typically held in July was moved to August 22nd in late spring. The Chamber was...

No Spectators at this Year’s Horse Show

No Spectators at this Year’s Horse Show

For the past 97 summers the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show and the Town of Blowing Rock have attracted horse lovers from across the nation to celebrate the connection between these regal animals and their human partners.  The COVID-19 restrictions have placed severe...