Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, Blowing Rock, Boone, West Jefferson, Wilkesboro, Blue Ridge Parkway

High Country Social Distancing Kid Friendly Things to Do


High Country Social Distancing Kid-Friendly Things to Do in the Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, Blowing Rock, Boone, Sugar Mountain, West Jefferson, Wilkesboro Area:

BANNER ELK

  • Take a weekend farm tour at Apple Hill FarmMeet and learn about the alpaca, donkeys and other animals on the farm.
  • Have a picnic, play in the water and walk the trails at Tate Evans Park.
  • Schedule a time to visit Grandfather Mountain.  See the animals, walk over the mile-high swinging bridge and have a picnic.

BEECH MOUNTAIN

  • Rent a free canoe, kayak, boat (even a fishing pole!) at Buckeye Lake, through the Buckeye Recreation Center. For reservations, click HERE
  • Take a family friendly hike or mountain biking ride in the Emerald Outback 
  • Take a scenic chair lift ride at Beech Mountain Resort
  • Grab a pizza from Brick Oven Pizzeria and enjoy a picnic in the kite field.

BLOWING ROCK

BOONE

SEVEN DEVILS

SUGAR MOUNTAIN

WEST JEFFERSON

WILKESBORO