Attractions & Sites

In the High Country you can find a large assortment of attractions to please the whole family. This mountainous area has been hosting visitors for over a century, and today includes such popular attractions as Grandfather Mountain, Tweetsie Railroad, the original Mast General Store, Mystery Hill and many others. In addition, you’ll find unique farms, wineries and orchards to tour and sample.

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    • Top 10 (different) summer activities with kids in the NC High Country



      Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Top 10 (different) kid activities in the NC High Country If you have visited the NC High Country towns of Boone,

    • Kid Friendly Rainy Day Activities



      Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn BOONE & BLOWING ROCK AREA Movies & Bowling: Visit the Boone Bowling Center which is a beautiful family owned and operated 16 lane

    • NC High Country Rainy Day Activities



      Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn NC High Country Rainy Day Activities: Expecting snow or sunshine but the rainy weather got you down? We’ve got you covered!

    • Mile High Kite Festival, Beech Mountain- Sept 2-3 2017



      Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Mile High Kite Festival Beech Mountain NC ABOUT: The Mile High Kite Festival, Beech Mountain, NC is September 2-3, 2017 in

    • Pet Friendly High Country NC



      Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The High Country of North Carolina is definitely a pet friendly vacation destination. You will find dogs walking in the downtown

    • Visit the Top 10 High Elevations in the High Country



      Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As our namesake implies, when you visit the High Country, you are never far from a high elevation with a great

    • Mountain Fun For Preschoolers



      Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The High Country is a great place for people of all ages, but for preschoolers, it’s magical! Tweetsie Railroad, a wild

    • Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend



      Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend recounts the famous 1860’s lovers’ triangle tale that became one of the nation’s first highly publicized crimes

    • Hickory Ridge Homestead Preserves Yesterday



      Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn At the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum you can learn what life was like in the 1700s as our country was

    • Guided Hikes at Grandfather Mountain



      Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Grandfather Mountain offers access to multiple trails varying in difficulty from a leisurely walk in the woods to a rigorous trek

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