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Blowing Rock NC Rainy Day Activities for Kids


Blowing Rock NC Rainy Day Activities for Kids will keep your family occupied while you wait for the sun to come back out!  Here are our favorite actvities that you can only experience in Blowing Rock NC:

Mystery Hill

This unique entertainment center has been fascinating visitors since 1948 with five attractions under one roof, including: the original Mystery Platform, the Mystery House, the Hall of Mystery, the Native American Artifacts Museum and the Appalachian Heritage Museum. For more information, CLICK HERE

Doc's Rocks Gem Mine

The states premier educational mining experience! Featuring ore directly from the local mines & features a covered outdoor flume and an indoor flume as well.

Appalachian Fossil and Dinosaur Museum

Located next to Doc's Rocks Gem Mine - View thousands of fossils from all over the region along with replica dinosaurs.  This is a fun indoor activity for the entire family.

Doodlebug & Afternoon Art Clubs

The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum offers two art-focused programs for kids every week:

  • Doodlebug Club
    Every Thursday, 10:30-11:30 & 1-2pm
    Ages Under 5
    A fun, educational art program focused on basic art skills
  • Afternoon Art Club
    Every Tuesday, 3:30-4:30
    Ages 6-10
    Creative art-making activities