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

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NC High Country Shopping
Here is a list of the must see shopping destinations in the NC High Country. 
These shops are unique to our area and feature handmade arts & crafts, factories only found in the NC High Country, and historic locations.

NC High Country Unique Shopping Destinations


N.C. Christmas Tree Association

Promotional and educational association for growers of NC Christmas Trees. Call us about Choose & Cut!

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Watauga County Christmas Tree Association

The Watauga County Christmas Tree Association assists Christmas Tree farmers in Watauga County with promoting their farms and provides growers with educational information to continually increase awareness of the many aspects affecting Fraser Fir production.

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Apple Hill Farm

Apple Hill Farm in Banner Elk NC conducts a farm tour year round! Advanced tickets are required and can be purchased through:

Come by the farm year-round to shop or take a tour and meet the animals. You can see all of our animal friends only by joining one of the regularly scheduled public tours or by booking a private or group tour in advance.

The guided walking tour is offered year-round and starts at the horse barn, winding around the farm to visit the main barns and animal sheds. Tour guides share all about what makes our farm so special. We are home to a variety of animals, and nearly every one of them has a story to tell! Our farm is hilly,so wear comfortable shoes and plan accordingly. Don't forget to bring a camera!

We can also book a private tour for you and your family year-round.

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The Old Store at Grassy Creek

Located in historic Grassy Creek, the Old Store features local foods, crafts, gifts, u-pick blueberries, Christmas trees and a large deck to enjoy the countryside

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Swinging Bridge Farm Tour Boone NC

Swing Bridge Farm Tour Boone NC Walking tour of blueberry/Christmas tree farm. 70 minute tour included local history, suspension bridge, solar orangery, barn restoration. Call or text Chuck at 828-964-2030 for tour.

Adults $15, Children $5 Available daily by appointment

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