Waterfalls with Fairly Easy Access

linnville falls

By Julie Matthews One wonderful perk of mountain life is the abundance of waterfalls. Setting out on a hike, whether short or long, with the mission of viewing a waterfall can be very gratifying. Hearing the loud sound of water as you approach the cascading falls and then catching that first glimpse of the rushing […]

High Country Hiking Trails


The High Country has hundreds of miles of hiking trails to explore with varying lengths, terrain and difficulties.

Destination: Banner Elk

banner elk

One step into downtown Banner Elk and the resort town makes you feel at home. This charming, one-stoplight mountain oasis welcomes visitors with a promise of a stress-free getaway.

Greenway Trail

Boone Greenway Trail

For a relaxed hiking experience, traverse the Greenway Trail.

Outdoor Activities in the Boone, Blowing Rock, And Banner Elk

Activities, things to do and attractions in Boone, Blowing Rock, And Banner Elk North Carolina

Relax and Unwind with Outdoor Activities in the High Country From winter to summer and fall to spring, there’s never a dull season in the High Country. Area attractions and outdoor activities ensure every visitor has a fun and enriching vacation, ripe with stories to tell and memories to cherish. The main attractions in Boone, […]