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
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.
Rates are as low as $83.50 per night all inclusive, per couple, with breakfast for two each morning, tax & gratuities included. This means at the equivalent of about 2/3’s off the regular rates.