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, the original Mast General Store, Mystery Hill and many others. In addition, you’ll find unique farms, wineries and orchards to tour and sample.
NC High Country Attractions
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: www.applehillfarmnc.com
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.
Tester Farm Daylilies
Tester Farm Daylilies has over 20 years growing daylilies in the NC High Country. We offer hundreds of varieties and colors at reasonable prices!
Closed Tuesday afternoon and Sundays.
Sugar Plum Farm
A 100 acres Choose & Cut Tree Farm, Sugar Plum Farm is worth the drive! Learn the production of Christmas trees, choose small or large Christmas trees and visit the gift shop. The gift shop features many hand-crafted tree ornaments made by mountain people. Other amenities include tours, hayrides, catered food, hiking and Santa visits.
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