Sitting atop the highest elevations in North Carolina’s northern Blue Ridge Mountains, this region is a winter sports haven. But High Country towns like Boone and Blowing Rock delight in every season, with rhododendron hikes in spring, mile-high adventure in summer and brilliant foliage in fall.

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Highlights

  • Grandfather Mountain
  • Tweetsie Railroad
  • Linn Cove Viaduct
  • Skiing, Snowboarding & Winter Sports
  • Hiking, Biking & Camping
  • Linville Falls
  • Wine Country

Weather

Winter 44°
Spring 61°
Summer 78°
Fall 63°

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U.S. Route 221
U.S. Route 321
Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)
Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO)

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