Life in the High Country

The High Country is a place like none other. Quaint mountain towns with all the amenities, the High Country Has a lot to offer - all with the backdrop of beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether it's meeting the local wildlife at Grandfather Mountain or shopping in Blowing Rock, you are sure to find something you will love...

Area Attractions

Beautiful Log Cabin Overlooking Boone, NC

184 Avalanche Trail, Boone NC

Beautiful Log Home in Boone! Great for a full-time family home or a mountain getaway! Investment potential- rentals allowed!

4,146 Sqft Log Cabin, $709,000

Functioning as having 4 bedrooms (with septic permit for 3), this gorgeous home is...

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The Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the most popular sites in the National Park system. Open year-round, this scenic roadway is one of America’s favorite drives. Weather permitting, it provides stunning views of mountain peaks and valleys, including the...

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The Blowing Rock

Open since 1933, The Blowing Rock is North Carolina’s oldest travel attraction. A rocky cliff hanging 4,000 feet above sea level, The Blowing Rock is a lovely curiosity in the heart of the High Country. A strong wind that blows...

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Wahoo's Adventures

For 36 years Wahoo’s has offered multiple adventures for the entire family, including rafting, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, and caving! The Nolichucky and Watauga Rivers offer various levels of whitewater rafting, while the New River offers visitors relaxing canoeing, kayaking, tubing,...

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Clear Creek Guest Ranch

At an elevation of 3,200 feet, this beautiful ranch located in Burnsville, NC has multiple activities for both children and adults from April to November. The whole family can enjoy a horseback ride or whitewater rafting through the Pisgah National...

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Jefferson Landing Golf Course

Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this 18 hole championship golf course is a great place to play. Two brothers, Eddie and Mark Vannoy worked for two years to construct this beautiful course. PGA Hall of Fame...

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Grandfather Vineyards

Grandfather Vineyard, located in Foscoe, North Carolina, is a 20-acre vineyard that produces some of the tastiest wines in the state. Since 2003, the Tatum family has been perfecting their wines and increasing their selection each year. With what started...

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Appalachian Ski Mountain

Located just outside of Boone, North Carolina, this Blowing Rock North Carolina Ski Resort Offers 12 slopes with varied difficulty and terrain. Opening November 30th for the Winter 2012 season, Appalachian Ski Mountain has something for the whole family. Skiers...

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Tweetsie Railroad, Blowing Rock NC

From functional railroad to a nation-wide tourist attraction in the High Country, Tweetsie Railroad has enjoyed quite an illustrious history. In 1866, Tennessee granted the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad Company permission for the construction of the railroad...

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Mast General Store

If you are interested in the history of North Carolina and the Appalachian Mountains, look no further than the Mast General Store in Valle Crucis, North Carolina. Originally opened in 1882 by Henry Taylor, the general mercantile served the people...

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Linville Caverns

Open to the public since 1937, Linville Caverns offers guided tours into the heart of Humpback Mountain in the High Country of North Carolina. Pathways and railings offer visitors a safe way to experience the beauty that Henry E. Colton,...

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Grandfather Mountain

Standing watch over the High Country, Grandfather Mountain is a highly visible feature that elicits the awe of visitors and locals alike. At 5,946 feet  this “old man in the mountain” is visible from all around the High Country, and...

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