Taking place half an hour from the Inn, The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games is a 4-day Scottish festival held each year on the second full weekend in July at MacRae Meadows near Linville, North Carolina in the mountains of Western North Carolina.
The BSG is a challenging to strenuous full English century – 100 mile loop ride starting and ending at the Valle Crucis Elementary School, approximately 5 miles south of Boone, North Carolina.
Have fun with the family, learning about history through 18th century demonstrations, crafts, music, storytelling and dance. Celebrating Appalachian heritage and Daniel Boone’s legacy with 18th century living history demonstrations! Admission is FREE
Spindale, NC is home to the International Headquarters of The American Dairy Goat Association. The Spindale Dairy Goat Festival & Parade was Founded in 2009 as a celebration of Dairy Goats for the intelligent, friendly multi-purpose animals that they are, and to have some good old-time family fun.
For nearly a decade, the festival has been named one of the ”Top Twenty Events in the Southeast” by the Southeast Tourism Society.
Blowing Rock Winterfest is a lively winter festival in the mountains of North Carolina featuring a polar plunge, chili cook-off, wine tastings, ice carving, WinterFeast, bluegrass music and more during the month of January each year.
Located an hour from the Inn, Bristol Motor Speedway, known among the racing community as ”The World’s Fastest Half-Mile” is located in Bristol, Tennessee. The popular motorsports venue hosts NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series events each year.