Visit the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains

Visit the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains

Visit the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains

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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Interactive Map

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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1 day ago

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Appalachian Memory Keepers
Incredible Aerial Video of Grandfather Mountain

Here is a little project that Appalachian Memory Keepers worked on with the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation, who works to ensure that this mountain will remain an unspoiled haven for the astonishing variety of plants and animals found here, while welcoming and accommodating the thousands who visit every year. Enjoy!
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Biltmore
After almost two years of planning, Biltmore’s newest costume exhibition, “Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie” is now open!

Guests will enjoy learning more about the Vanderbilts’ extensive travels while marveling at the exquisite detail of over 50 hand-selected, award-winning costumes from the iconic film.

“Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie”
February 9 – May 13, 2018 #TitanicAtBiltmore
Plan your visit at biltmo.re/5x6mf
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2 weeks ago

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Chamber of Commerce - St. Patrick’s Day Party!Mar 16, 8:00pmTwisted Pear - Rutherfordton, NCYou’re busy on March 16th! Cancel all of your other plans!

Join the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce at The Twisted Pear - Rutherfordton for our St. Patrick’s Day Party! Must be 18 years of age or older WITH a valid ID! Doors open at 7:30pm and they don’t close until 1am! The Cash Bar will be open all night long! Last call at 12:30am!

Grayson Crain will kick the evening off with an hour and a half acoustic set. Rutherford County’s own, Rocky Yelton & The Hired Guns, will finish the night out with high-energy Country Music! Old and Young, everything from Merle Haggard to Luke Combs, Rocky Yelton & The Hired Guns has it covered! Sound Connection will DJ during set breaks!

Tons of Door Prizes will be given away throughout the night. Make sure you wear green! A prize will be awarded for the best costume of the night!

We are only selling 100 tickets, so make sure you purchase your spot early! They’re going to go fast! $15 per person or $25 per couple!

Purchase your tickets ahead of time at rutherfordcocnc.chambermaster.com/events/details/st-patrick-s-celebration-790!
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Chamber of Commerce - St. Patrick’s Day Party!

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2 weeks ago

NC Blue Ridge

From our dear member, Halley Burleson of Appalachian Exposures. "Another chilly day in WNC! 20 degrees and breezy with rime ice covering the mountains. Im feeling a little under the weather so I think I will stay inside today. This was taken last week at Roan Mountain. Wishing everyone a happy, healthy week!"Another chilly day in WNC! 20 degrees and breezy with rime ice covering the mountains. Im feeling a little under the weather so I think I will stay inside today. This was taken last week at Roan Mountain. Wishing everyone a happy, healthy week! ... See MoreSee Less

From our dear member, Halley Burleson of Appalachian Exposures. Another chilly day in WNC!  20 degrees and breezy with rime ice covering the mountains.  Im feeling a little under the weather so I think I will stay inside today.  This was taken last week at Roan Mountain.  Wishing everyone a happy, healthy week!

2 weeks ago

NC Blue Ridge

Marshall Gras!Feb 13, 5:00pmDowntown Marshall, NCIt's Marshall Gras Time Again!! Don your Purple, Green and Gold any way you choose and we will see you at The Sweet Monkey Café at 5 pm for Drinks and King Cake to Start the Crawl!! Kid Friendly, Dress Up and Do It Up before Lent!! We will be hitin up Pendland's, French Broad Exchange, Flow, Marshall Container Company, Zuma's, Marshall's Main Street Café, and on to Mad Co Brew House for music by the Resonant Rogues!! ... See MoreSee Less

Marshall Gras!

2 weeks ago

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Paired at Tryon Resort: International Wine and DineFeb 8, 6:30pmTryon International Equestrian CenterInternational Wine & Dine “A Winter Dining Experience”

Join us for another fantastic dining experience at Tryon Resort! International Wine & Dine will feature a five course experience with wines from around the world paired with International cuisine.

Date: Thursday February, 8th 2018
Time: 6:30pm (Doors open @ 6pm) (Dinner can take up to 2 1/2 hours)
Location: Campagna Italian
Price: 5 Course pairing for $80/person (Paid concluding dinner, Reservations Required)

Call 828-863-1000 for reservations or email fandb@tryon.com for more information.

1st Course

Portugal: Caldeirada – Portuguese Fish Stew with seared scallops with a fire grilled baguette

2nd Course

New Zealand: Brown Rice, Avocado and Kiwi / Miso Vinaigrette with Spicy Arugula

3rd Course

Argentina: Grilled Sirloin of Beef from Carolands farms, with a mint Chimichurri and grilled sweet potatoes

4th Course

France: Apple Fig Stuffed Pork Loin with a rich dijon cream sauce and Sundried tomato polenta cake

5th Course

Italy: Crostata di Frutta
Italian fruit tart with with fresh seasonal berries and strawberry sorbet
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2 weeks ago

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Winter gem miners! Stay in one of our cabins in January for $99 and get a $25 gem mine credit! Indoor mine is open! Call 828-575-3899 to book it. ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

NC Blue Ridge

LAST CALL!! Spring 2018 LEAF Festival Early Bird Tickets end tomorrow 1/31 @ midnight. Save up to $45 off regular prices! www.theLEAF.org/tickets | Calling all #Trailblazers... Lake Eden Awaits! ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

NC Blue Ridge

Tryon2018
Dressage is one of the 8 disciplines you will see this September at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 and is the highest expression of horse training. Watch this US Equestrian video ⬇️, sponsored by Deloitte with USA Dressage Olympic Bronze Medalist Laura Graves and her horse Verdades and learn more about the sport of dressage: tryon2018.com/article/dressage
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