Blog Archives

5 Ways to Celebrate Spring only in the NC High Country

Spring NC High Country

5 Ways to Celebrate Spring only in the NC High Country When spring hits the High Country of North Carolina, everything comes alive!  The singing of the birds and croaking of the frogs sound like cheers from nature to get

EASTER in the NC Mountains 2016

Easter in the NC mountains 2016 is a true delight!  You can enjoy the first signs of spring.  The crocus and daffodils will be popping up and the birds will be chirping and hopping about.  Bring your family up and

NC High Country Winter Weather Guide

NC HIGH COUNTRY WINTER WEATHER GUIDE The weather can change quickly in the NC High Country due to the mountainous terrain.  A storm can get stuck on one side of a mountain and never move into other mountain towns or

Top 5 Winter Hikes in the NC High Country

Top 5 Winter Hikes in the NC High Country: The winter can be a great time to hike in the NC Mountains.  The lack of humidity in the air and leaves on the trees can create endless crystal clear views. 

Hike into the New Year at NC State Parks

Hike into the New Year at NC State Parks! To celebrate the 100th anniversary of North Carolina State Parks, many High Country NC State Parks will be hosting New Year’s Day hikes.  This is a great way to start a

High Country Arts & Crafts Festivals Month

Outdoor arts & crafts festivals and events abound during the month of August in the High Country of North Carolina.  With our cool summer temperatures and beautiful mountains, there is no better setting for an art display!  Here is a

Public Golf Courses near Boone, NC

Boone Golf Club Designed in 1959 by Ellis Maples, architect of some of the South’s finest courses, Boone Golf Club is portrayed to be one of the top rated public courses in the area. Open April-November. The course layout has

Kid Friendly Rainy Day Activities

BOONE & BLOWING ROCK AREA Movies & Bowling: Visit the Boone Bowling Center which is a beautiful family owned and operated 16 lane center established in 1982, or the Regal Boone Cinema 7 which showcases a variety of new movies in 7 deluxe

NC High Country Rainy Day Activities

NC High Country Rainy Day Activities: Expecting snow or sunshine but the rainy weather got you down? We’ve got you covered! There are plenty of activities to fill your time so that none of it goes to waste. BOONE &

Music in the NC High Country

If you want to hear some great (and mostly free!) local music in the Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, West Jefferson North Carolina area, you are in luck!  The NC High Country has many music venues featuring local artists all