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Tweetsie Christmas

Tweetsie Christmas

Back for 2020! 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

  2020 Events Cancelled. A note from Blowing Rock Parks & Recreation:The Town of Blowing Rock has made the difficult decision to cancel the Christmas in the Park/Lighting of the Town Festival and Christmas Paradefor this year. The decision was not easy for our...

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...

Fall Photo: October 28, 2016

Drives along local roads and highways are still spectacularly colorful. This shot was snapped from the passenger seat, the perfect place to enjoy the late-season color show. Old Highway 421 near Deep Gap elevation 3325 This weekend is still a good time to enjoy fall...

Fall Photo: October 27, 2016

Now is the best time to enjoy the views from overlooks like The Blowing Rock attraction. The foliage in the John’s River Gorge is showing lots of beautiful shades of red and yellow. Over the weekend and in the coming days, this view will be spectacularly...