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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, take a bite of scrumptious vittles at one of our award-winning restaurants, or enjoy the hospitality at our local inns, bed and breakfasts, resorts, cabins or hotels.
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    • Meltdown Games! meltdown

      March 28 & 29: Celebrate the end of winter at Appalachian Ski Mountain- if you haven’t experienced the Melt Down Games, you’ve never seen the Mountain like this!  The fun starts on Saturday, March 28, with a schedule of fun

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    • Birding in Blowing Rock Nuthatch photo by Jesse Pope

      Spring migration in the area happens in April and May! Blowing Rock is located on the Blue Ridge Parkway and bordered by the Pisgah National Forest, providing close proximity and easy access to a multitude of habitats. This area of the Blue

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    • Exhibits at the Museum selections_from_the_collection_slider_o

      The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum is currently featuring an intriguing line-up of exhibits. They change regularly so there’s always something new; don’t miss out on these one-of-a-kind features! Ruined Landscapes: Paintings of the Balkan War Zone, on loan

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    • Romantic Spa Escapes spa at chetola resort

      What is more romantic than a relaxing spa treatment with your special someone? Blowing Rock spas offer rejuvenating spa services at stellar resorts and spas. In town, you’ll find The Spa at Chetola Resort, just the relaxing retreat you’ve been

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