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Kid Friendly Rainy Day Activities

BOONE & BLOWING ROCK AREA Movies & Bowling: Visit the Boone Bowling Center which is a beautiful family owned and operated 16 lane center established in 1982, or the Regal Boone Cinema 7 which showcases a variety of new movies in 7 deluxe

NC High Country Rainy Day Activities

NC High Country Rainy Day Activities: Expecting snow or sunshine but the rainy weather got you down? We’ve got you covered! There are plenty of activities to fill your time so that none of it goes to waste. BOONE &

NC HIGH COUNTRY WINE TRAIL

The High Country has long been known for spectacular views and lively mountain culture, but has just recently began gaining recognition for award winning wineries.  Touring the High Country Wine Trail is a great way to spend a day or

TOP 5 NC HIGH COUNTRY FALL SCENIC BACK ROAD DRIVES

One of the best ways to enjoy the colorful leaves besides taking the Blue Ridge Parkway, is by taking a drive down a country backroad in the High Country’s Blue Ridge Mountains.  With lower speed limits, little traffic, breathtaking beauty,

Mile High Kite Festival- Sept 3-4 2016

MIle High Kite Festival Beech Mountain NC

ABOUT: The Mile High Kite Festival in atop Beech Mountain, NC on September 3-4, 2016 in the town meadow. Located at more than 5,000 feet in elevation, the high-altitude meadow makes it easy for children of all ages to sail

Top Hiking Trails

The high country is home to some of the most majestic views in the country. This is a list of the top hiking trails located in western North Carolina. There are beautiful waterfalls, gorges, and panoramic views along these trails.

NC Mountain Game Lands

There is a lot of great hunting among the NC mountain game lands in the High Country across some of the most breathtaking mountains. Buy a hunting license online now! You can also buy a hunting license at these locations

Public Fishing Locations

There are many great public fishing locations in the High Country whether you are looking for fly-fishing spots, pier locations, or boat access. We have a large variety of fish ranging from Rainbow Trout to Largemouth Bass. Buy a fishing

Best Rock Climbing Locations in the High Country

There are a number of great rock climbing and bouldering sites through out the High Country. Here is a list of some of our top climbing destinations with directions. Holloway MountainSince it is used as a rock climbing teaching facility

WINE, BEER AND SPIRITS IN THE HIGH COUNTRY

  History The High Country of North Carolina has always held great talent in the wine and spirits industry. Did you know that at the beginning of the 20th century, North Carolina produced more wine than any other state in

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