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Culture Vulture

Culture Vulture

This one-day suggested itinerary is best during the summer and fall seasons, due to availability of activities. Enjoy lots of art and history in Blowing Rock! -Start the day at Moses Cone Manor & Parkway Craft Center. There is plenty to enjoy just looking at the...
Off the Beaten Path

Off the Beaten Path

You’ve crossed Grandfather’s Mile-High Swinging Bridge and been hiking at Bass Lake, enjoyed a show at the Shaefer Center and ridden the rails at Tweetsie, and now you’re looking for more. Or perhaps you just like to find those out-of-the-way gems first. Below, we’ve...
Tweetsie Christmas

Tweetsie Christmas

Back for 2021! Enjoy the wonder of the Tweetsie Railroad dazzlingly lit for the holidays!  The train ride will feature thousands of lights on its open-air route. Dress warmly to enjoy this special treat. See Santa in his Ginger Bread House, warm up to a campfire at...
Christmas in the Park

Christmas in the Park

Blowing Rock’s Christmas in the Park & Lighting of the Town celebration is an annual holiday event that you are sure to love. Join us for games, music and caroling, and visits with Santa. Hot chocolate will be available from local vendors right next to the...

Fall Photo: October 29, 2016

We will close our Daily Fall Photos this season with an image from today’s Halloween Festival in downtown Blowing Rock. Several maple trees in Memorial Park are still clinging to bright foliage, though about half have dropped their leaves. That’s typical...