The High Country is filled with lodging to suit most any getaway for families, couples, reunions, groups, and even corporate retreats. And, don't worry about leaving your pet at home, the High Country has several pet friendly accommodation options as well!

A week or a weekend of fun is only possible when you have a comfortable home away from home to rest up. Find the right High Country accommodation from hotels, mountain cabin rentals, condos, campgrounds or luxury resort accommodations. There are many bed and breakfasts and country inns offering all the comforts of home and the opportunity to stay in an historic setting tucked into the mountains.

Pick your amenities and choose to stay close in or in your own corner of the world, but you’ll never be too far away from all that the High Country has to offer.

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  • Lodging

    • Green Park Inn Historic Historic Inns of the High Country

      Green Park InnSince opening in 1891 the Green Park Inn has lodged some of the most powerful and famous people in the world. Marilyn Monroe, John D. Rockefeller, and Presidents Herbert Hoover and Calvin Coolidge have all been guests of this historic inn. The Green Park Inn is the second oldest operating hotel in North Carolina and a dream location

    • Grandfather Mountain State Park Activities June 2013

      Grandfather Mountain State Park is the newest North Carolina State park.  Created in 2008, the state park service acquired the 2,456 acres along the crest of Grandfather Mountain, located off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Linville.  The park offers 13 backcountry camping locations and more than 12 miles of hiking trails.  Most of the trails are steep and challending, featuring

    • camping NC Mountains Camping

      Camping in the North Carolina Mountains is one of the most popular activities along the Blue Ridge Parkway!  The cool summer temperatures and easy access to other outdoor activities make the High Country Region your best stop for camping.  When camping in the High Country, keep in mind the weather can change drastically in the mountains.  Temperatures can drop 40

    • petfriendly Pet Friendly High Country NC

      The High Country of North Carolina is definitely a pet friendly vacation destination. You will find dogs walking in the downtown areas and the outdoor trails of Boone, Blowing Rock, West Jefferson and Wilkesboro any day of the week. The Blue Ridge Parkway, which runs through the heart of the High Country, is third on the Top 10 Best Pet

    • fields A Valle Crucis Day Trip

      Even though the “Valle” is only 10 minutes from Boone off North Carolina Highway 105, spending the day in Valle Crucis is a step back in time.  The community developed in the 1800′s and centered around the Watauga River, lush farmland and mountain shelter, a church, general store and little schoolhouse.  All of these community fixtures can still be visited


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