A Day in Blowing Rock

The streets of Blowing Rock are storybook sweet, with quaint boutiques, independent restaurants, art galleries and antique stores tucked into a small mountain village. Parks, lush gardens and sweeping views give the town an almost magical feel. And with a location against the Blue Ridge Parkway and... More

A Taste of the High Country

Homestyle Recipes Mixed with Flavorful Flair Make this Local Culinary Scene One-of-a-Kind In a place where outdoor exploration and adventure reigns supreme, you’ll find dozens of restaurants in the High Country with experienced chefs that are ready to give you a taste of local cuisine. Whether... More

Welcome to North Carolina's High Country

Year-Round Excitement in the High Country Beneath majestic mountains, on a picture-perfect landscape, adventure awaits. No matter what season, a vacation in the High Country promises a year-round outdoor playground with an assortment of activities. You are sure to find both rustic and relaxed... More

High Thrill in the High Country

Activities for Adventurers and Thrill Seekers A lot of people look to the High Country as a place to relax and unwind, and it’s certainly an ideal location for kicking back. However, others are born with a yearning for adventure, and it’s these people who look to the High Country as a place... More
Boone North Carolina

A Day in Boone

Recognized as an Ultimate Outdoor Adventure Destination in the Southeast With its mountain flair, Boone is affectionately known as the “Heart of the High Country.” Home to Appalachian State University, named one of the top 15 public universities in the south since 1986, Boone benefits year-... More
Banner Elk, North Carolina

A Day in Banner Elk

Escape, Unwind, Indulge in this Friendly Resort Town Banner Elk is a popular getaway in the North Carolina High Country that blends small town relaxation with the amenities of a larger city. Within 15 minutes of the town’s lone stoplight, one can experience the great outdoors, fabulous dining... More

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Appalachian Mountain Brewery Boone
April 12, 2019
Enjoy a Craft Beer from Appalachian Mountain Brewery The High Country region, Boone in particular, has several options of places to enjoy a delicious craft beer. What if you could sip a cold ale while supporting the local community? Appalachian Mountain Brewery aims to serve the...
Family-Friendly Activities in Boone, North Carolina
March 13, 2019
Top 5 Activities for the Whole Family A trip to Boone can be the perfect family getaway. With so much to see and do, both inside and outside, Boone offers plenty of excitement for all ages. Boone has a range of activities, from relaxing in the natural setting to something more...
Skiing in Boone, North Carolina
January 10, 2019
Hit the Slopes when you Visit Boone The North Carolina High Country is an oasis for outdoor adventure year-round, especially in Boone. As the temperatures begin to drop and snow covers the mountain tops, you won’t want to miss a chance to hit the slopes. Boone’s natural setting is...
Mast General Store
March 11, 2019
Find History and Mountain Charm at Mast General Store There’s so much to see and do when you visit North Carolina’s High Country. Whether you’re hiking the mountains or exploring the charming towns, you’ll quickly discover that this area is full of gems. A trip to the High Country is...
Linville Caverns North Carolina
April 11, 2019
Explore Linville Caverns There’s so much to see and do when you visit North Carolina’s High Country. An attraction that should make your must-do list is a trip to Linville Caverns. Linville Caverns are the only show caverns in North Carolina. The whole family will love touring these...
November 7, 2018
Activities for Adventurers and Thrill Seekers A lot of people look to the High Country as a place to relax and unwind, and it’s certainly an ideal location for kicking back. However, others are born with a yearning for adventure, and it’s these people who look to the High Country...

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