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EASTER in the NC Mountains 2016

Easter in the NC mountains 2016 is a true delight!  You can enjoy the first signs of spring.  The crocus and daffodils will be popping up and the birds will be chirping and hopping about.  Bring your family up and

High Country Arts & Crafts Festivals Month

Outdoor arts & crafts festivals and events abound during the month of August in the High Country of North Carolina.  With our cool summer temperatures and beautiful mountains, there is no better setting for an art display!  Here is a

Public Golf Courses near Boone, NC

Boone Golf Club Designed in 1959 by Ellis Maples, architect of some of the South’s finest courses, Boone Golf Club is portrayed to be one of the top rated public courses in the area. Open April-November. The course layout has

Music in the NC High Country

If you want to hear some great (and mostly free!) local music in the Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, West Jefferson North Carolina area, you are in luck!  The NC High Country has many music venues featuring local artists all

NC High Country Fall Color Guide

NC High Country Fall Color Guide

NC High Country Fall Color Guide CURRENT COLOR REPORTS The High Country of North Carolina offers the best in Leaf Peeping.  Driving the Blue Ridge Parkway with its views of peaks and valleys and visiting the small towns of the

High Country NC Thrift Stores

The NC High Country has a large population of great thrift and consignment stores due to the second home owner and retiree populations, as well as the college student population.  In fact, Boone has seen 4 thrift stores open in

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