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8 Fun Picnic Spots in Blowing Rock

8 Fun Picnic Spots in Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock is an excellent place to go on a picnic. Whether you’re looking for a romantic date, a fun lunch with friends, or a family memory, a picnic can be a great option. We’ve compiled a list of picnic locations in and around Blowing Rock that are beautiful and...
Indulge in this Mid-Week Itinerary

Indulge in this Mid-Week Itinerary

Itinerary at a Glance – History, Arts, Shopping, Finer Things – Any Season – 2.5 Days Day One Morning:  Indulge in some fresh air and stunning views at the Cone Estate. Recently restored to its former Gilded Age, grandeur by the Blue Ridge Parkway...
Rosebay Rhododendron Bloom Update

Rosebay Rhododendron Bloom Update

Lots of people ask about when the rhododendrons bloom, and that depends on species, elevation, and local climate. The Rosebay, also known as the white rhododendron, is a prominent rhododendron along the Blowing Rock areas of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The blooms vary...
Dog Gone Good Time

Dog Gone Good Time

Instead of leaving your dog behind when you go on vacation, bring your four-legged family member to beautiful Blowing Rock! Below, we’ve outlined a great one night adventure of activities and sights that are perfect for you and your pet.   Morning -Start your day...
Blue Ridge Parkway Recruiting Rough Ridge Rovers

Blue Ridge Parkway Recruiting Rough Ridge Rovers

Nestled off the Blue Ridge Parkway, only 16 minutes or 10.7 miles from downtown Blowing Rock is the Rough Ridge Lookout. Rough Ridge is just off mile marker 303 on Tanawha Trail and accessible via a wooden walkway. It offers sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains....
5 Sunset Views in Blowing Rock

5 Sunset Views in Blowing Rock

The warm light creates the evening “golden hour” when everything is cast in a glow. Sunset light enhances fall colors, too! Check out these beautiful, no-hike sunset spots for a perfect end to your day whether with your friends, your significant other, or...