Tweetsie Railroad is North Carolina’s first theme park nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains between Boone and Blowing Rock. Experience Wild West family fun, historic narrow-gauge steam locomotives, special events, amusement rides and more
The Daniel Boone Native Gardens, located near downtown Boone, North Carolina, contain an outstanding collection of native trees, shrubs, and wildflowers. Hundreds of plant varieties provide a progression of blooms throughout the growing season. Opened in 1963, the three-acre Daniel Boone Native Gardens are an educational and conservation effort to nurture rare or endangered plant species.
Winter in The High Country • Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snow tubing, zip lining, snowshoeing, and sledding. If you can do it on snow or ice, you can do it in the North Carolina High Country. NC is home to some of the highest ski areas in the Eastern US, and winter here brings a time to celebrate in stead of hibernate.
Listed on the National Historic Register as one of the best remaining examples of an old country store. This historic landmark, in the heart of North Carolina’s first rural historic district, has featured quality goods and traditional clothing since 1883
The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area is a place unlike any other on earth, where ancient landscapes enchant the eye and age-old traditions warm the heart. Congress designated the mountains of North Carolina the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.
The views are ancient. The experiences are all brand new. Anyone who visits Grandfather Mountain discovers a place that inspires awe through natural wonders. High above sea level, you’ve never felt so grounded. A small part of you is still 9 years old. And fascinated by butterflies.
During the winter months, the Town of Beech Mountain offers a free public sledding hill for kids of all ages. With snow making capabilities, the hill is open all winter for your enjoyment. The sledding hill is located adjacent to Town Hall on Beech Mountain.
Recognized for having the largest Snow Tubing Park on the East Coast, the park offers exceptional Tubing, and it is conveniently located between Boone and Banner Elk
Visit Jonas Ridge Snow Tubing, a safe and family fun attraction in the Western North Carolina High Country. Snow tubing can be an exciting winter activity for you and the whole family.
Even if you never come to The Mast Farm Inn, we hope you will enjoy discovering the Western North Carolina High Country here. To say we like and are grateful for North Carolina, is like saying the Beatles were a nice little rock band from Liverpool. We flat out love North Carolina. North Carolina is The Beatles of The American States.