High Country, NC, Guide and Information

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High Country, NC Guide

About High Country

Discover North Carolina's mountain region with stunning vistas, spas, mountain charm, and plenty to discover. The Blue Ridge Parkway cleanly divides Boone and Blowing Rock, and is North Carolina's most iconic roadway.

MORE THAN JUST A PLACE TO STAY IN BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC 

 

White Wolf Lodge at Beech Mountain is a unique Swiss Chalet style retreat including

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Bald Guy Brew is your neigborhood Coffee Shop conveniently located in downtown Blowing Rock.  Bald Guy Brew proudly identifies 3 core values…

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Delicious Barbecue You Will Want Again & Again!

 

At Holy Smokes Barbecue, we know how to do bbq right! Come in & try our signature Apple Butter BBQ…

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For over 70 years, Mystery Hill is the place to go for family fun in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Are you craving an escape to the Blue Ridge…

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White Wolf Lodge Retreat offers large group accomodations for Youth groups, scout troops and large family gatherings. We have separate bunking rooms…

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The new state-of-the-art lobby at Courtyard provides greater flexibility and choices for our guests. At the center of it all is The Bistro, your…

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Traditional, family-run Italian kitchen with a rustic, wooden-walled backdrop & a lounge.

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Leave the ordinary behind - Live inn the sky and look far, see well!

A unique condominium community located atop little Sugar Mountain, near Banner…

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The Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster will race you down 2390 feet of track with speeds reaching 27 mph. The coaster is designed to take each thrilling…

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Blowing Rock Antiques features English and Continental antiques and many decorative accessories, including lighting and garden adornments. Whether you…

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Kitchens are often described as gathering places, the heart of a home. We like to think of The Speckled Trout in a similar sense. Located in downtown…

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Guide-owned and -operated

Your adventure is your time to connect with family & friends, while challenging yourself in the most breathtaking natural…

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The Blowing Rock is an immense cliff 4,000 feet above sea level, overhanging Johns River Gorge 3,000 feet below. The phenomenon is so called because…

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 Cantero Landscape is backed with 16 years of experience in building retaining walls, Installation and repairs of walkways, maintenance, waterfall…

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Sunset Tees & Hattery is your one stop shopping for Mountain souvenirs, sweatshirts, hats and gifts. Then head downstairs to Sunset Sweets & Heat to…

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Sky Valley Zip Tours is proud to be the best zipline canopy tour on the East Coast. Located in the Blowing Rock area of North Carolina, our tour…

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El Rincon is located in the heart of Blowing Rock, on Main Street, within walking distance to shops, lodging, and attractions. El Rincon is open seven…

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Juice Boone is a local, organice, cold-pressed juicery and superfood smoothie house dedicated to small batch fresh production and eats.

At Juice…

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See all of Blowing Rock from our Beautiful Hotel!

Thanks to a fresh, modern property and the excellent amenities of the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel…

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Appalachian Mountain Brewery focuses on building relationships with our community, sustainable business practices and supporting local non-profits.

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Due South Outfitters- The Home of Fly Fishing in Boone, Blowing Rock and Banner Elk

Due South Outfitters is a full service fly shop and guide…

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Bodegas Kitchen & Wine Bar offers Caribbean-inspired fare and tapas style dining. Nestled in the beautiful mountain setting of Banner Elk, Bodegas has…

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'Horn in the West' is our nation's longest-running Revolutionary War outdoor drama. The play brings to life the story of the hardy pioneers of the…

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Swiss Mountain Village offers daily and weekly rentals. Our log cabins offer a relaxing retreat from all your troubles and stress. Relax, unwind and…

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Hemlock Inn provides the central village location where you can be a part of it all. The original Structure of this lovely Inn was buiilt over an…

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The Pedalin’ Pig opened its Banner Elk location in 2014 bringing fresh gourmet flair to some smoky down south favorites. With an entrepreneur at the…

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Earth Fare is your neighborhood market with a mission to improve lives by making healthy food available to everyone. They are committed to keeping the…

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Beech Mountain is an ideal vacation spot in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains. With an elevation of 5,506 feet, Beech Mountain is set apart 12…

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A wine shop destination offering wine tastings, wine by the glass, cheese, baskets, and unique gifts in the heart of downtown Blowing Rock. Private…

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Century 21 Mountain Vistas has unsurpassed expertise in buying and selling properties here in the High Country. Boone serves as the hub for such…

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We’ve been waiting for you! Beech Mountain Vacation Rentals at the Pinnacle Inn Resort has something for all ages and interests.

Within the resort…

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After an eventful day, make yourself at home in our modern suites featuring complimentary Wi-Fi, ergonomic workstations and full kitchen…

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Stonewalls is located in downtown Banner Elk, in the heart of the High Country in western North Carolina.  Stoonewalls offers the finest cuts of beef…

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Cozy rooms in a laid-back microbrewery featuring restaurant/bar with terrace seating.

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At Hellbender Bed & Bev the focus is on fun and adventure.  Store your bike after a day of riding. Hang up your waders. Untangle your climbing ropes…

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Grandfather Mountain, one of the highest peaks in the Blue Ridge Mountain range is just off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Globally recognized nature…

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   Established in 2005, Bistro Roca is a true neighborhood Restaurant located off the beaten path near downtown Blowing Rock, where we welcome you…

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For over 50 years, Dan'l Boone Inn has been serving Boone and the high country delicious homecooked meals, just like you remember at grandma's…

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Scenic days near Appalachian State University

Find a comfy room less than five minutes from central Boone's Appalachian State University. You'll be…

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Known for it's eclectic ambiance of cartoon, antique, local nostalgic decor, as well as its wide array of hearty yet modestly-priced sandwiches, subs…

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