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Spring in Blowing Rock

Spring Activities & Interests

 

 

What to Pack for a New or Longer Hike

What to Pack for a New or Longer Hike

One of Blowing Rock’s most beloved pastimes is hiking in the beautiful surrounding wilderness. When heading out to a short, familiar path, you can often just grab a water bottle and go. But sometimes you may be in the mood for exploring a new trail or taking a longer hike, and it’s always best to be prepared! What do you need for a new or longer hike? 

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Meltdown Games!

Meltdown Games!

March 16 & 17: Appalachian Ski Mtn. sends winter out with a bang! If you haven’t experienced the Melt Down Games, you’ve never seen the Mountain like this!

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Trails We Took In April

Trails We Took In April

2023 is the Year of the Trail in NC, and we’re extending our trail experiences into April! This month we’ve added some more strenuous trails as the weather improves and becomes more predictable. Please remember to always pack plenty of water and snacks, and to do some research before you set out on your hiking experience. Read along below, and see what we’ve been up to in April.

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Foggy Weather Suggestions

Foggy Weather Suggestions

What do you do in Blowing Rock when the fog has set in and you can’t see the natural splendor? Read on for some local activity suggestions while you wait out a foggy day. 

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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 versatile! 

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Spa Vacations: A Relaxing Girlfriend Getaway

In town, you’ll find The Spa at Chetola Resort, just the relaxing retreat you’ve been searching for. Enjoy various massages, manicures & pedicures, facials, and a beautiful indoor pool. While there, you might also enjoy a natural cooking class or invigorating yoga session.

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5 Great Hikes to Enjoy

5 Great Hikes to Enjoy

Hiking is one of the best ways to see the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. There are countless trails in the area, especially along the Blue Ridge Parkway. From the myriad destination hikes and...

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Birding in Blowing Rock

Birding in Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock is located on the Blue Ridge Parkway and bordered by the Pisgah National Forest, providing close proximity and easy access to a multitude of habitats. This area of the Blue Ridge...

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Peaks and Gorges

Peaks and Gorges

The Blowing Rock is a rock formation that juts out over the John’s River Gorge at about 4000 feet above sea level. The views of the gorge and the Pisgah Forest are immense and breathtaking. The...

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