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Ring in the New Year in Blowing Rock, NC

Ring in the New Year in Blowing Rock, NC

What better place to ring in the New Year than the vibrant Village of Blowing Rock? From winter hiking and skiing to shopping, family attractions, amazing views, creative restaurants, and a variety of accommodations, Blowing Rock is the perfect destination to say...
Daily Fall Photo: October 25, 2021

Daily Fall Photo: October 25, 2021

This morning was about as close to perfect as it could be on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock. The colors around Stack Rock in particular were just bursting!  Blue Ridge Parkway near Stack RockElevation 4,286 feet The best color we found on the Parkway today...
Blowing Rock: A Bucket List Destination

Blowing Rock: A Bucket List Destination

Our new friends Ingrid and Marcus came to visit Blowing Rock and take a look around in mid-September. Marcus had visited Blowing Rock many years ago, so our town had been on their list for a while. They arrived on a Sunday and stayed two nights. Ingrid and Marcus...
Daily Fall Photo: October 1, 2021

Daily Fall Photo: October 1, 2021

Autumn colors are really starting to pop! It looks like this is the start of a beautiful first week of developing foliage. Today’s main photo was taken on the Blue Ridge Parkway, near the Price Park Picnic Area entrance at milepost 297. Grandfather Mountain can...
Valle Country Fair Returns Live in 2021

Valle Country Fair Returns Live in 2021

VALLE CRUCIS, NC — The celebratory shouts that went up when it was announced that the 2021 Valle Country Fair would be back live and in-person could have rivaled the enthusiasm that burst forth when Noah threw open the doors and let all his passengers off of the ark!...
Masks Required Indoors in Blowing Rock

Masks Required Indoors in Blowing Rock

This week, Blowing Rock’s Town Council voted unanimously to reinstate a mask mandate, requiring masks while indoors in any public space in Blowing Rock, beginning Friday, August 27 at 5pm. Affected spaces include retail, common areas in lodging, and inside...