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.
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.
Appalachian Ski Mountain is a special place to choose for your vacation, daycation, or family trip. From the moment you arrive, you will notice the attention to detail.
Beech Mountain Resort is a total Winter experience. With excellent skiing, day or night, and a charming Alpine Village filled with intriguing shops, tempting restaurants and more.
Located 30 minutes from The Mast Farm Inn, Sugar Mountain, North Carolina is perhaps best known for the ski area, the largest ski area in North Carolina
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.
”Cycling sports are gaining in popularity across the nation, but few locations offer as much diversity as the mountains, hills and flatlands of Western North Carolina’s High Country.” ~ Peter Morris
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.