One of the most established Fine Art Galleries in the High Country of Western North Carolina, Carlton Gallery features a spirited collection of artwork in all mediums with over 200 local, regional, and national artists.
Over 1.4 million people have seen Horn in the West since it opened in 1952. Loved by young and old, the Horn in the West drama, written by Dr. Kermit Hunter, is located in the heart of Boone, North Carolina in one of the most beautiful outdoor theatres in the country.
Dutch Creek Trails, Horseback Riding Adventures in Valle Crucis, Vilas & Boone, North Carolina • Dutch Creek Trails is located 2 minutes by car from The Mast Farm Inn. Enjoy wooded trails, old farm fields, views of the valley surrounded by beautiful blue mountains, and southern hospitality.
Fun for the entire family less than 10 minutes from Boone and Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Visit Mystery Hill to see water flow up hill, lose your shadow, stand inside a giant soap bubble, explore history, marvel at the Indian Artifacts, take great photos or treasure hunt in the gift shop.
The Mountains of North Carolina are rich in history. The Cherokee Indians, Daniel Boone and other early explorers and settlers are an important part of the history of our country. At the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum you can learn what life was like in the 1700s as our country was formed.
Located 40 minutes from The Mast Farm Inn, The Penland School of Crafts in The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina is a national center for craft education dedicated to helping people live creative lives.
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.
Located 45 minutes from the Inn, Ashe County Cheese is North Carolina’s oldest cheese plant. The viewing room is open year round at no charge and you can visit from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Saturday. They also offer other fine cheeses, locally made wines, gifts, and old fashioned snacks and candies