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  • Blowing Rock Festivals

    Blowing Rock Festivals

    Complete with a Chili Cook-off and the Polar Plunge in Chetola Lake, Blowing Rock’s January Winterfest is one of the largest winter events in the High Country. Hot chocolate tastes better at the end of a fun, activity filled winter day! www.blowingrockwinterfest.com. In April, SAVOR Blowing Rock welcomes spring with a celebration of wine, food and […]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 »
  • Area Hiking Trails

    Area Hiking Trails

    Adjacent to Pisgah National Forest, Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, Julian Price Park, and the Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock is the perfect place to begin your hiking adventure. Also nearby is Grandfather Mountain, the Linville Gorge Wilderness area, part of the Appalachian Trail, and points on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail.   There are so many […]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 »