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High Country Fall Festival Guide 2021

High Country Fall Festival Guide 2021 No one does fall festivals better than the NC Mountains!  From the world famous Woolly Worm races to homemade apple butter, there is something to excite everyone at a High Country Fall Festival. Full Details: https://high... View the full post »

Corn Maze & Pumpkin Festival

Ashe County Corn Maze & Pumpkin Festival The Ashe County Corn Maze has quickly become a family tradition.  It is a perfect activity for the whole family to enjoy.  The corn maze itself is around 4 acres, and can take as little as 30 minutes and up to an h... View the full post »

Blue Ridge National Heritage, Craft Trail Video

Explore the West Jefferson Area in North Carolina and discover the artists and galleries along the Blue Ridge Craft Trails!Blue Ridge National Heritage Area

Horn In The West, Outdoor Drama

Horn In The WestOutdoor DramaHORN IN THE WEST’S 69TH SEASON IS JUNE 25 THROUGH AUGUST 7 Horn in the West brings to life the famous frontiersman Daniel Boone and the hardy mountain settlers of the Blue Ridge Mountains in their struggle to preserve their freedom during the years... View the full post »

Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway Called “America’s Favorite Drive,” the Blue Ridge Parkway spans over 400 miles from the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, to the Smoky Mountains in North Carolina. Over 120 miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway run through the NC High Country and our area features some o... View the full post »

Local River Outfitters

Local River Outfitters 4 Seasons Vacation Rentals and Sales offers RiverFront, River Access and Creekside cabin rentals in the NC Mountains convenient to several local river outfitters to meet you canoeing, kayaking, tubing, rafting, and fishing needs. ... View the full post »

Gem Mining

Gem Mining Mine for real gems in the region known for underground treasure. The mountains of western North Carolina are famous for turning up emeralds, garnets, sapphires, and more. Now, the entire family can have a hand in discovering what will be one of their most memorab... View the full post »

Ashe Farmers Market

Ashe County Farmers Market  Every Saturday (rain or shine) 8am – 1pm.Come and join us in our happy place. Always fresh. Always local. Our market is easily accessible and conveniently located on the Backstreet in West Jefferson with a covered shelter to ensure yo... View the full post »

New River Marathon

New River Marathon, Half Marathon, 4-Mile, 1-Mile“It’s like running through a dream!”“The most beautiful race venue ever…It even smells fantastic!” “Out of the more than 20 marathons I’ve done, only Big Sur rivals the beauty of the New River course.”  ... View the full post »


MERLEFEST SEPTEMBER 16-19, 2021  MerleFest was founded in 1988 in memory of Eddy Merle Watson as a fundraiser for Wilkes Community College and to celebrate ‘traditional plus’ music. We are about the MUSIC, MOMENTS and MEMORIES! ... View the full post »

Climbing & Bouldering

Climbing in the Boone area is an amazing way to be right in the middle of the area's most expansive views.Whether you are after multi-pitch ascents of awe-inspiring cliffs, or easy access bouldering (climbing close to the ground, without ropes or harnesses) the Boone area has a ran... View the full post »


One of our area's best outdoor adventures is zip-lining, a cable-suspended ride above and between the treetops.Zip-liners enjoy expansive High Country views available only when you're zipping above ground-level. Zip-lines are often called "eco-tours" because the goal is to offe... View the full post »

NC High Country Public Fishing Locations

NC High Country Public Fishing LocationsThere are many great public fishing locations in the High Country of Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, West Jefferson whether you are looking for trout fishing, fly-fishing spots, pier locations, or boat access. We have a large variety of fish ranging ... View the full post »

NC High Country Rainy Day Activities for Kids

NC High Country Rainy Day Activities for Kids are not your usual activities like going to the movies (you can do that anywhere!)  Here is our list of the best rainy day activities... View the full post »

Grandfather Mountain Profile Trail Video

Grandfather mountain Profile Trail Boone Hiking Adventures  Video From: The Adventure Collective