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Blue Ridge Towns

This section of our site provides information about great small towns found in the NC Blue Ridge Mountain region. Learn a little about each town’s history and what makes each one unique and charming.

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View our detailed Google map for the best places to eat, sleep, or play in the NC Blue Ridge Mountains. Narrow your interactive search by category to plan an exciting travel itinerary.

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Featured Specials & Events

Vacation Planning? Check here for the best events to be found the NC Blue Ridge Mountains this season. Take advantage of special discounts and offers made available by businesses throughout the region.

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Attractions

Experience the mountains your way.

Lodging

Rest your feet by the fire after a fun-filled day in the mountains!

Dining

Sample some of the best food the Blue Ridge mountains has to offer.

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Come join us February 26th at 5:00PM for a post Asheville Mardi Gras Parade event!! We will have Cajun Cuisine from Deli Llammma Food Truck and a brass New Orleans style band playing. More details to come soon!

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Happenings at the Tryon International Equestrian Center this spring..home of the 2018 World Equestrian Games!
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SAVE THE DATE - Our spring competition season starts next month! Join us March 24 - May 28 for incredible equestrian competition and lots of family fun. For horse show inquiries, please email horseshowoffice@tryon.com.

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Get ready, Forest City! Several downtown businesses have joined forces to host a St. Patty's Day event that you'll want to be a part of. On Friday, March 17th, join us for Forest City's first ever Shamrock Shuffle! From 6:30-midnight you will be safely led by an escort to various bars, restaurants, and businesses in town where drink specials and various prizes will be awaiting you. This is a guided tour and all participants will remain together until 10PM. At that time you are free to go back to any of the establishments to finish out the night. Tickets for this event are available now online. The cost is $15 per person. Each participant will be given a Shamrock Shuffle shirt to wear that night as well as a commemorative cup. There will be various activities throughout the tour to add to the fun. Don't miss it! You'll find your pot of gold in Downtown Forest City! #exploreforestcity Sponsored by: Puzzle Creek Outdoor Company, Ellie Mae's Tavern, Foothills Cafe, Copper Penny Grill, Moe's Original Bar B Que Forest City, NC, and The Twisted Pear. squareup.com/market/the-twisted-pear/item/shamrock-shuffle-ticket-1

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Waterfall Week #9: Pearson's Falls near Tryon & Saluda. Easy walk in a park. Info: www.romanticasheville.com/pearsons_falls.htm

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St. Patrick's Day

March 17, 2017, 11:00am

Rumbling Bald Resort on Lake Lure

St. Patrick's Day Event at Rumbling Bald Resort Great Food, Games & Fun Times | Wear Green! • Fresh Irish Menu. All items $15 or less. Served all day starting at 11am • Full restaurant menu also available • Family games and entertainment starting at 4:30pm on the Terrace - Shamrock Scramble 4:15pm - Kiss the Blarney Stone 5pm - Gold Coin Pitch 5:30pm • Adult Highland Games Contests starting at 5:30pm • Best Kilt Contest • Live Irish Music starting at 5pm • Ride service for safe trips home within 8 miles For more information call 828.694.3015

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Csmith SmithBrandy Hoyle adult games begin at 5:30 lol . Want to dance to some Irish music lol

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Your next adventure starts here in NC! Rock Climb, Rappel, Whitewater and Flat Water, Tubing, Yoga Hikes, Youth Programs

Christy ThriftThanks for sharing!!!

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Updated! See our Sliding Rock insider's guide with pics, video & tips: www.romanticasheville.com/sliding_rock_north_carolina.htm

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If you haven't seen the Appalachian Mural Trail website, go to www.muraltrail.com. Our new Appalachian Mural Trail is so exciting! We have 6 new murals ready to be dedicated to the trail coming up in April, May and June and a new one being planned in Cherokee. Keep tuned in for more dates and happenings! This image shows small parts of the murals that are being dedicated. They are beautiful and a sight to see!

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    Blue Ridge Mountain Host members and board of directors gathered on November 1st at the Asheville Chamber of Commerce for their annual Marketing conference as well as to celebrate their 23rd year of operations in Western North Carolina.  Melinda Massey, Board President, welcomed guest speakers Molly Oakman, of the Tryon International Equestrian Center and Boomer […]
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