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Chetola Resort: A Haven of Rest with a Rich History

Chetola Resort: A Haven of Rest with a Rich History

In 1846, Lot Estes purchased 100 acres with a horse stable and a way station for freight, passengers, and mail for only 5 cents per acre. Mr. Estes built a family home which was eventually used as a boarding house and became known as Silverlake, a summer resort. In...
The Green Park Inn: Grand Dame of the High Country

The Green Park Inn: Grand Dame of the High Country

The 73,000 square foot Green Park Inn opened its doors in summer 1891, the vision of three Lenoir, NC businessmen, led by Civil War veteran Major George Washington Findlay Harper.  The posh new hotel featured sixty guest rooms furnished with fireplaces, running water,...
Spa Vacations: A Relaxing Girlfriend Getaway

Spa Vacations: A Relaxing Girlfriend Getaway

Upscale and friendly, Blowing Rock is a perfect spot for a girlfriend getaway. Situated along the crest of the Blue Ridge, the location couldn’t be better. Amazing views, crisp mountain air, and plenty of outdoor activities will melt stress. And there unique downtown...
Mountainaire Inn and Log Cabins Rated #1 Best Bargain Hotel in US

Mountainaire Inn and Log Cabins Rated #1 Best Bargain Hotel in US

TripAdvisor, which calls itself the world’s largest travel site, recently named Blowing Rock’s Mountainaire Inn and Log Cabins #1 in its list of 25 Best Bargain Hotels in the U.S., and ranked it #4 in the world in the same category in its 2018 Travelers’ Choice...
Pet Friendly Lodging

Pet Friendly Lodging

Your pet is just another member of the family, so why not bring your pup along the next time you vacation in Blowing Rock? Blowing Rock has many lodging services that are pet friendly. Just make sure to give them a call when you are planning your visit so you know...