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  • Rainy Day Fun

    Rainy Day Fun

    Blowing Rock and the High Country are known for being outdoor destinations, so rainy days can stump folks looking for entertainment. But there’s still LOTS to do in the area! We’ve listed 45 links below as suggestions to enjoy a rainy day around here. First of all, if it’s a light passing rain, we suggest […]Read More »
  • Peaks and Gorges

    Peaks and Gorges

    The Blowing Rock is a rock formation that juts out over the John’s River Gorge at about 4000 feet above sea level. The views of the gorge and the Pisgah Forest are immense and breathtaking. The Blowing Rock is so named because of the constant winds that flume up from the surrounding rocky walls. The […]Read More »
  • Waterfalls Near Blowing Rock

    Waterfalls Near Blowing Rock

    Blowing Rock is home to several waterfalls, and there are even more to be found in the nearby region. See below for directions to more than a dozen waterfall viewing sites. Several require hiking, so they are arranged by trail difficulty. Each of these falls is incredibly beautiful, but danger is an inherent part of […]Read More »
  • The Big Ones- Multi-day Itinerary

    The Big Ones- Multi-day Itinerary

    The High Country has several iconic attractions, and it takes more than one day to see all the best known sites. If you are looking for a sight-seeing adventure or just want to revisit all your favorites, check out this itinerary! Day one: Afternoon at Tweetsie Railroad (Mid April through October)     Tweetsie Railroad is NC’s first […]Read More »