Gem Mountain – Spruce Pine
Hwy 226, Spruce Pine North Carolina 28777
A wonderful North Carolina Gem Mining experience, for individuals, families or groups. You find em, You keep em! Offering mine trips, off-site as well (6+ in a group). Open Mar 1-Dec 31, Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm. Gem Mining Near Banner Elk NC
Gem Mountain Spruce Pine Gem Mining
New River Corn Maze – Boone
556 Laurel Gap Rdg, Boone, NC 28607
Enjoy a High Country tradition on the banks of the New River. Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch! Bring your family, friends, church or student group and enjoy our Boone NC Corn Maze. 5 Acres and over a mile of twists and turns!
New River Corn Maze in Boone NC
Todd’s Calendar – Locals Things To Do
Boone Area, NC
RECOMMENDED! Where the High Country Goes to Know! Where locals find everything to see & do. Music, Events, Sports, Culture, Clubs, Restaurants, etc.
Todd’s Calendar, Boone Things To Do
Sky Valley Zip Tours – Blowing Rock
634 Sky Ranch Road, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! Located between Boone and Blowing Rock. 9 Zip Lines, a Cliff Jump, Swinging Bridge, Leap of Faith and water views! Because it has everything and a prime location between Blowing Rock NC and Boone, this is really the ONLY recommendation for zipline fun! Sky Valley, the High Country’s NEWEST adventure attraction, zip line and tour company. Great staff, happy customers and a great value! A must-do and great for all ages.
Sky Valley Zip Tours, Blowing Rock Zipline near Boone
Tanger Outlets – Blowing Rock
278 Shoppes on the Parkway Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (Hwy 321)
The best in Blowing Rock Outlet Shopping and featuring Banana Republic Outlet, Bass Outlet, Chicos Outlet, Levi’s, LOFT, GAP Outlet, J. Crew, Izod, Aeropostale, Dress Barn, Sunglass Hut, Gymboree Outlett, Vitamin World, COACH, Van Heusen and more. Shopping Blowing Rock plus Kilwin’s Ice Cream and a Blowing Rock Burger Restaurant!
Tanger Outlets Blowing Rock Shopping
Orchard at Altapass – Spruce Pine
1025 Orchard Road, Spruce Pine, NC (Mile 328.3 Along the Parkway)
This is a 104 year old apple orchard near Linville North Carolina. Featuring Hay Rides, Storytelling, Apple Picking, Live Music, Local Birding Trip and more. Apple Orchard near Boone NC. Open May – Oct.
Altapass Orchard Spruce Pine
Beech Mountain Recreation – Beech Mtn
206 Grassy Gap Creek Road, Beech Mountain, NC 28604
An incredible indoor and outdoor facility, featuring a full-size gymnasium, indoor tennis, fitness area with top equipment, kids playroom, an indoor walking track and then outdoor tennis, walking trail, ball field, fishing, boating, hiking, campfire area and a picnic area. This is a full day of Family Entertainment Beech Mountain and Indoor Tennis.
Ashe Park – Jefferson
527 Ashe Park, Jefferson, N. Carolina 28640
Created in 1973 on 65 acres, there are all types of recreation here including three lighted ball fields, horse shoe pits, multiple playgrounds, covered shelters, a pond that allows fishing, small soccer field, sand volleyball, basketball court and 18 hole Disc Golf Jefferson. Open year round, weather permitting.
The Blue Ridge Parkway
469 miles, 250+ overlooks, 26 tunnels, 151 bridges and more views than you can count. 19,000,000 visitors per year, making this the most-visited National Park in the United States. Plenty of Hiking, cabin rental options and some Fun Facts.
Linville Caverns – Linville
This privately maintained and privately owned cave system is a must see! Keep an eye out for little brown bats in the Spring and Fall. A visit to the High Country is not final without a visit to either Linville Caverns or Linville Falls, two of our most visited Tourist Attractions Boone NC. Seasonal hours.
Linville Caverns, a popular Boone Attraction