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Blowing Rock area
The Blowing Rock TDA promotes travel to the beautiful Blowing Rock area. It supports the Blowing Rock Visitor Center, which offers information on all…
Promotes Boone, Valle Crucis, Foscoe, Sugar Grove and Todd to visitors. We invite you to explore the Boone area.
Visitor information, brochures, referrals, toll-free number. Group tour information kits, itineraries and help in planning group tours in the area.
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Banner Elk (7.06 mile)
August 27 , September 17
Come enjoy a trolley tour of the local Avery County wineries!
Beech Mountain (5.62 mile)
September 5 - 6
This Labor Day weekend, fly a kite a mile high in the Town of Beech Mountain. The 13th annual Mile High Kite & Craft Festival is in the town meadow.
Beech Mountain (5.60 mile)
This two-day event takes place over Labor Day Weekend and features many craft and food vendors, activities for kids, music, and more.
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Valle Crucis (0.05 mile)
American, Cajun / Creole
Full-service restaurant featuring regional Southern cuisine. Outdoor dining in North Carolina’s first Rural Historic District, Valle Crucis, or ind...
Valle Crucis (0.09 mile)
Over Yonder is a destination restaurant in Valle Crucis, near Boone, Banner Elk and Blowing Rock that features Appalachian cuisine in a relaxed, historic setting.
Valle Crucis (0.44 mile)
Almost all foods at Simplicity's are handcrafted and homemade. Our gourmet and organic menus vary seasonally so we can best showcase the wonderful produce and products available locally.
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Valle Crucis Log Cabin Rentals is one of the oldest vacation rental companies in the High Country. We offer over 55 of the area’s premier vacation ...
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
A North Carolina institution, this award-winning historic country inn and restaurant in the historical district has been welcoming guests since the 1800s
Valle Crucis (0.76 mile)
A beautiful lodge-style bed and breakfast overlooking the best views in the Valle Crucis community. Three uniquely decorated guest rooms each with ...
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