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
Garden & Gun is a Southern lifestyle magazine that’s all about the magic of the New South — the sporting culture, the food, the music, the art, the literature, the people, and the ideas.
The northern counties in Western North Carolina are commonly known as the state’s High Country. Centered around Boone, the High Country boasts the area’s most popular ski resorts, including Ski Beech, Appalachian Ski Mountain, and Sugar Mountain.