Grandfather Mountain
2050 Blowing Rock Hwy., Linville, NC Off of US 221

Anyone who visits Grandfather Mountain discovers a place that inspires awe through natural wonders.

Hawksnest Snow Tubing and Zipline

2058 Skyland Drive
Seven Devils, NC 28604. Located between Boone and Banner Elk off Highway 105

(828) 963-6561
(800) 822-HAWK

Recognized for having the largest Snow Tubing Park on the East Coast, we’ve added the longest Zip line Tour as well.

Mast General Store
Valle Crucis Location: 3565 Hwy 194 S. Sugar Grove, NC 28679. Boone Location: 630 West King Street, Boone, NC 28607
Valle Crucis: (828) 963-6511. Boone: (828) 262-0000

Noted travel journalist Charles Kuralt called the Mast Store in rural Valle Crucis "...a destination.”

Appalachian State University Cultural Affairs
423 West King St. Boone, NC

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University engages visitors from the university, community, nation and beyond in creating unique experiences through dynamic and accessible exhibition, education, outreach and collection programs.

Banner Elk Winery & Villa
60 Deer Run Lane, Banner Elk, NC
(828) 898-9090

Beautiful Scenery, Tasting Room, Award Winning Wines and Luxury Accommodations!

Blowing Rock Ale House & Inn
152 Sunset Drive Blowing Rock, NC 28605

Blowing Rock Ale House & Inn is a beer lover's paradise. Sample locally crafted brews in the downstairs pub before heading up to your second-floor hotel room.

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum
159 Chestnut St., Blowing Rock, NC 28605
(828) 295-9099

Promoting the visual arts, history and to celebrate the rich heritage of the mountains.

Doc’s Rocks Gem Mine

111 Mystery Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
(828) 264-4499

We are the only education based gem mining operation in North Carolina. Home to the Appalachian Fossil Museum. Trina's Java Rocks coffee shop, offering fresh fruit smoothies and hot chocolates

Firewalk Productions, LLC

129 Mystery Hill Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
(540) 481-0082

Creating "Top 10" experiences in people's lives since 1995! Learn how to overcome fear from the #1 Firewalk instructor on Earth, Dave Albin.

Foggy Mountain Gem Mine

4416 NC Hwy. 105 S.
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 963-4367

Gem mining isn't the only attraction offered at Foggy Mountain: we also offer custom gemstone cutting and setting, museum quality gemstone and mineral specimens, precious jewelry and gifts!

High Gravity Adventures Zip Line & Aerial Park
215 Tweetsie Railroad Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605

Zip. Climb. Swing. Explore! With exploration options for ages 4+ and adventures for teens & adults, High Gravity Adventures is the place to be!

High Mountain Expeditions

1380 Hwy 105 South
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 266-7238

White water rafting, river tubing, hiking, and caving.

Horn in the West

Daniel Boone Amphitheatre
591 Horn in the West Dr.
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 264-2120

History comes alive with Boone, NC's outdoor drama, Horn in the West. Step back into the wild frontier of Daniel Boone's time. See website for show dates and times.

Jefferson Landing
184 W. Landing Drive Jefferson, NC 28640

Spend two nights or a week at Jefferson Landing's resort style accommodations in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Mountain Aire Golf Club
1396 Fairway Ridge Dr, West Jefferson, NC 28694

Mountain Aire is an established, public course offering 18 holes of well-maintained fairways, complimented by the natural, rugged beauty of the Appalachians.

Mysterium Escape Adventure
743 W King St, Boone, NC 28607
(828) 865-0009

Escape Room

Mystery Hill

129 Mystery Hill Ln
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
(828) 264-2792

Site features 3 museums with historic artifacts & exhibits from giant bubbles to optical illusions.

North Wilkesboro Tourism

208 9th Street Suite 312
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
(336) 667-7129

We encourage you to come visit us here in Wilkes County, NC, and take advantage of all that we have to offer. You can ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway, hike at Stone Mountain State Park, take a trip to the lake or go mountain-biking at the W. Kerr Scott Reservoir plus much more!

River and Earth Adventures

5578 Hwy 421
Vilas, NC 28692

(828) 355-9797

Rafting, caving, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, hiking and tubing. Family trips.

Rock Dimensions
131-B S. Depot St., Boone, NC 28607
(828) 265-3544

Rock Dimensions looks forward to the opportunity to help guide you to that new dimension! Our guides and instructors are skilled climbers.

Sky Valley Zip Tours
634 Sky Ranch Road, Blowing Rock, NC

Ten zip lines, a cliff jump, a swinging bridge and countless views later - you have an experience you won't soon forget.

Sugar Creek Gem Mine
3045 Tynecastle Hwy., Banner Elk, NC 28604
(828) 898-4367

Experience the thrill of prospecting for your very own gemstones!

The Blowing Rock
432 The Rock Road Blowing Rock, NC 28645

Enjoy the legend! North Carolina's oldest travel attraction since 1933.

The Eseeola Lodge
175 Linville Avenue, Linville, North Carolina 28646

The Eseeola Lodge in Linville upholds its 125 years of dedication to offering guests quality service, luxury amenities and a one-of-a-kind resort experience in High Country.

Town of Lansing

The Town of Lansing is located in the mountainous northwestern section of the county. From humble beginnings in the nineteenth century, through a railroad boom and fiery near-destruction, Lansing is rich in history. The Historic Lansing Creeper Trail Park features a 1.5 mile greenway with picnic areas along Big Horse Creek, designated NC Mountain Heritage Trout Waters, an ADA accessible fishing pier and a historic barn venue.

Wahoo’s Adventures
3385 US-321, Boone, NC 28607
(828) 262-5774 • (800) 444-7238

Whitewater rafting, canoeing, tubing, hiking and FOOD!