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Sledding Near Blowing Rock

Sledding Near Blowing Rock

When a fresh blanket of snow covers the local hills and slopes, sledding is a major activity! Nothing compares to the feeling of flying so close to the ground, over the fresh-packed powder. From bunny hills fit for the littlest sledders, to bigger runs for the...
Blowing Rock Winterfest: Socially Distanced Edition

Blowing Rock Winterfest: Socially Distanced Edition

Blowing Rock WinterFest was created to  celebrate the the fun side of a chilly, sleepy season. As we all look for ways to enjoy the outdoors and find little things to celebrate in 2021, WinterFest invites everyone to do just that! Though the festival will look...
Snow Sports and the Holidays!

Snow Sports and the Holidays!

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Appalachian Ski Mtn. in Blowing Rock delivers with snowy slopes and outdoor ice skating for the holidays! Enjoy a variety of slopes and exciting terrain parks at this family-friendly resort. Appalachian Ski Mountain will again be...
Choose & Cut Christmas Trees

Choose & Cut Christmas Trees

Get your tree and everything to go under it in Blowing Rock! Starting mid-November, area tree farms are ready to help you find your perfect tree. Walk among the rows to find just the right height, width, and type! Local farms specialize in the well-loved Frasier Fir,...
Apples, Mazes, & Farm Fun!

Apples, Mazes, & Farm Fun!

Fall means harvest time, and it brings more to mind than just pumpkin spice… everything. Whether you’re looking for a pick-your-own orchard, a corn maze, or just want to take home a taste of fall in the NC Mountains, this list has you covered. From...
Memorable Leaf Viewing Activities

Memorable Leaf Viewing Activities

Updated for 2020. Its fall here in the High Country, which means leaf lookers from all around come to see the magnificent autumn colors our beautiful mountains have to offer. There are many fantastic vantage points and gorgeous scenic drives to enjoy!  But if you want...