From the unmatched, far-reaching views along the Blue Ridge Parkway, to the quaint storybook mountain village, Blowing Rock, North Carolina is truly deserving of the title: "Crown of the Blue Ridge." Here you'll find popular family attractions including Tweetsie Railroad and The Blowing Rock, a plethora of unique downtown shops and outlets, and outdoor adventure ranging from hiking and biking to spelunking and bouldering. It's a venue for adventure, but also a place for ultimate relaxation. Endulge in a spa treatment, sample scrumptious vittles at our award-winning restaurants, or enjoy the hospitality at our local inns, bed and breakfasts, resorts, cabins or hotels.

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    • Festival of Lights at Chetola Resort chetola-festival-of-lights

      Chetola Resort features a sparkling display of lights each winter season! The “Festival of Lights” is free and open to the public, and you are invited to enjoy thousands of dazzling illuminations throughout the resort. As you drive or stroll around

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    • Festival of Trees at Chetola Resort trees

      Chetola Resort hosts the Festival of Trees on December 1 through December 4. The event will benefit Western Youth Network (WYN) with an array of sponsored trees and wreaths, decorated beautifully for everyone’s enjoyment! Each one will have a theme and

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    • Choose & Cut Christmas Trees Choose & Cut: Starting the weekend after Thanksgiving, local Christmas tree farms will help you find the perfect tree among the many rows. Varieties include Frasier Fir, White Pine and Blue Spruce, with wreaths and garlands also available.

      Get your tree and everything to go under it in Blowing Rock! Starting the weekend after Thanksgiving, all area tree farms are ready to help you find your perfect tree. Walk among the rows to find just the right height,

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