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.

  • What's Happening

    • Farmer’s Market Each Thursday! farmersmarket

      Each Thursday through October 15, find local produce from Appalachian vendors at the Blowing Rock’s Farmers Market. Conveniently timed for the afternoon from 4 to 6pm, you can grab your mid-week produce and locally-made goods before the bustle of the

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    • Tweetsie Railroad’s Ghost Train Ghost_Train

      The chilling sound of a long train whistle echoing through a fall High Country night signals that it’s time once again for Tweetsie Railroad’s Ghost Train® Halloween Festival! This year’s Ghost Train will take place Friday and Saturday nights from

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    • High Gravity Aerial Adventure HighGravityAdventures_AerialPark

      The newest attraction in the High Country is here! High Gravity Adventures introduces you to the vertical world with an aerial adventure park featuring 75 different aerial elements. This is unique and active outdoor recreation tailored for everyone- ages 5

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    • Exhibits at the Museum brahm 006

      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! Romantic Spirits: Nineteenth Century Paintings of the South from the

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