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.

  • What's Happening

    • Tweetsie Railroad Opens for 59th Season! trainovertrestle_img

      It’s all aboard! Tweetsie Railroad is set to pull into the station on Friday, April 10, 2015 for another exciting season filled with Wild West adventure for the whole family. Plan your visit to enjoy a ride on Tweetsie’s legendary

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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! Selections from the Collection: More than 100 original works of

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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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