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  • 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, and parts of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail.   There are so many beautiful places in our backyard… […]Read More »
  • The Legend of The Blowing Rock

    The Legend of The Blowing Rock

    According to legend, a Chickasaw chieftan, who was protecting his beautiful daughter from white man’s admiration, journeyed to The Blowing Rock and into the care of a squaw mother. One day the lovely maiden was daydreaming on the cliff and noticed a Cherokee brave wandering in far below. She playfully shot an arrow in his […]Read More »
  • Tweetsie Christmas

    Tweetsie Christmas

    New in 2017! Enjoy the wonder of the Tweetsie Railroad dazzlingly lit for the holidays!  The train ride will feature thousands of lights on its open-air route- dress warmly to enjoy this special treat. Visit Santa in his Ginger Bread House, enjoy a live Christmas show in the Tweetsie Palace, warm up to a campfire at the […]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 »