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Chills & Thrills Await at Tweetsie Railroad’s Ghost Train Halloween Festival

Tweetsie Ghost Train Blowing Rock September 25-October 31

Blowing Rock, N.C. (September 9, 2014) – When the eerie sound from the whistle of a steamlocomotive pierces the peaceful quiet of an autumn High Country night, it can only mean onething: it’s time for Tweetsie Railroad’s annual Ghost Train®

5 Reasons to Hike in Winter

Hiking in the North Carolina High Country is a popular activity that the area is known for.  The trails along the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Grandfather Mountain State Park International Biosphere, and other spectacular North Carolina State Parks can provide

TEMPERATURES PLUMMET TO -17 ON GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN

Temperatures took a nosedive Monday and Tuesday on Grandfather Mountain, reaching a low of -17 degrees early Tuesday morning. Equipment mounted at the Mile High Swinging Bridge, which records temperatures every minute and on the hour, recorded air temperatures of

NC Choose & Cut Tree Farm FAQ

NC Choose & Cut Tree Farm FAQ

NC Choose & Cut Tree Farm FAQ If this is your first time planning a visit to a Choose & Cut Christmas Tree Farm, congratulations! Choosing your family’s tree is a memorable experience and the quality of tree you will

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