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WHAT’S HAPPENING

IN THE HIGH COUNTRY

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    • Winter at Grandfather Mountain cougar_snow_kn

      Just as climate preferences differ among people, some of the animals in the Grandfather Mountain Animal Habitats enjoy the winter months, others do not.  The river otters love the snow, especially the habitats’ newest member, Luna.  They slide on their […]

    • Don’t Hibernate…Celebrate at Blowing Rock Winterfest polarplunge

      Join the Village of Blowing Rock January 22-25, 2015 as we celebrate the fun side of winter at the 16th Annual Blowing Rock Winterfest! From the Chili Cookoff to WinterPaws Pet Show,  the icy Polar Plunge to WinterFeast, there’s something […]

    • Blue Ridge Music Trails RG-Absher

      Visitors to the North Carolina Blue Ridge mountains can enjoy great scenery, unparalleled opportunities for outdoor sports, and—music that was born and bred in these ancient mountains.  Music that is purely American.  Music that has evolved over two centuries and […]

    • Blowing Rock: Holiday Shopping in a Storybook Village blowingrock

      From the twinkling lights in the show windows and the glowing street lamps, to the decorations and wreaths on every corner, Blowing Rock is truly a storybook village during the holidays. It has become tradition to spend a pre-Christmas weekend […]

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HIGH COUNTRY ARTICLES AND ACCOLADES

US Airways Article

North Carolina’s High Country Featured in the July 2014 issue of US Airways Magazine.

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WHERE IS

THE HIGH COUNTRY?

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Located in the Northwest corner of North Carolina, the High Country includes the towns of Boone, Blowing Rock, West Jefferson, Beech Mountain, Valle Crucis, Wilkesboro, North Wilkesboro, Jefferson, Todd, Seven Devils and more. The High Country is just a short drive from Charlotte, Raleigh and Atlanta, and is conveniently found via several routes including Hwy 221, Hwy 321 and Hwy 421.

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