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Blowing Rock NC is just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in the North Carolina mountains, and is a storybook village filled with upscale shops and unique attractions. Blowing Rock offers outdoor adventure that ranges from whitewater rafting to skiing, performing and visual arts, fine dining and family restaurants, and a range of accommodations including mountain cabins, bed and breakfasts and ski resorts. Stay in a Blowing Rock Inn and walk to downtown stores, restaurants and festivals.  
 
Blueridge_Parkway The Blue Ridge Parkway can be accessed from Blowing Rock. Outstanding scenery and recreational opportunities make the Parkway one of the most popular units of the National Park System. "America's Favorite Drive" winds its way 469 miles through mountain meadows and past seemingly endless vistas.
 
Linville Caverns - Located at the base of Humpback Mountain in the beautiful Linville Valley where nature has sculpted a  masterpiece in stone. Over centuries, slowly moving ground water created underground labyrinths with an incredible series of rooms, passages, and spectacular formations. 
This area participates in the Western North Carolina Quilt Trail
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This Month's Blowing Rock NC Special Events and Festivals:
***Get Links for the entire year of Blowing Rock Events HERE***
10/1-22 The Colors of Grandfather Guided Walks  at Grandfather Mountain
10/6-7 Ghost Train Halloween Festival at Tweetsie Railroad  
10/7 Art in the Park  
10/13-14 Ghost Train Halloween Festival at Tweetsie Railroad 
10/20-21 Ghost Train Halloween Festival at Tweetsie Railroad 
10/27-28 Ghost Train Halloween Festival at Tweetsie Railroad 
10/28 Beary Scary Halloween  at Grandfather Mountain
Find additional Blowing Rock area events HERE
Ongoing Events:
Jazz Concerts 
The 2nd Sunday of each month May - Oct at the Meadowbrook Inn, 7PM-9PM
Blowing Rock Farmers Market   Thursdays    4-6PM May - Oct.
Monday Night Concert Series in Broyhill Park - 7 PM, June, July, August.  Select nights. FREE.
Find future and additional mountain events and festivals on the NC Events Calendar
 
Blowing Rock NC Cabins and Vacation Rentals:
 
Alpine_Escape_Vacation_Cabin_rental_near_Blowing_Rock_NC Alpine Escape Cabin - 3 bds, 3.5 baths, AC, jacuzzi in master, 2 king beds, hammock, 2 large decks, hot tub, gas grill, linens, stocked kit, WIFI. Kid-friendly: high chair, monitor, jogger, stair gates, toys, DVDs. Rec room + sleeping, full bath, foosball, TV. PET FRIENDLY. From $225 per night.  See photos and availability 
 
Blowing Rock NC Mountain Cabin rental with beautiful views
 
Blowing Rock NC Mountain Contemporary Cabin Rental - 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, sleeps up to 9. Lots of deck to enjoy the incredible view, grill, ping pong table, jetted bathtub, fireplace. Located on 10 private acres only 11 miles from downtown Blowing Rock.   See photos, details or book online    
 
Chalet rental near Appalachian Ski Mountain Chalet style rental - 2 bedrooms plus loft, 1 bath, sleeps up to 6. Large deck with mountain view, gas grill, free standing fireplace, Internet. 5 minutes to downtown Blowing Rock and Appalachian Ski Mountain to.  See chalet photos, details and availability 
 
vacation condo rental in downtown Blowing Rock Blowing Rock Condo, walk to downtown - 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 4. Vacation condo with gas fireplace, 2 master bedrooms, WIFI, quiet 3rd floor location, gas grill on the balcony, HDTV, WIFI.  See condo photos, details and availability 
 
golf and mountain views Large vacation rental with mountain views - 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, sleeps up to 10. Deck with golf course and mountain view, grill, stone fireplace, video games, WIFI. Gated community in great location for area attractions. Check fro current pricing:   See rental photos, details, availability 
 
private setting yet close to town Log cabin with serene short range mountain view - 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps up to 5. Deck with dining and gas grill, gas logs, AC,  fire ring and firewood, Internet. On site hiking trails. Located only 3 miles to downtown Blowing Rock. Average $145 per night.   Get photos and availability 
 
vacation rental with peace and quiet Newer vacation rental in serene setting - 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, sleeps up to 10. Covered and open deck, gas grill, fireplace, foosball, fire pit, WIFI. Pets considered. Check for current prices.    Get photos and rental availability 
 
This vacation rental overlooks Appalachian Ski Mountain Vacation home rental with view of Appalachian Ski Mountain - 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, sleeps up to 12. Hot tub with mountain views, gas fireplace, wrap-around deck with gas grill, kids play area, WIFI. Only 3 miles to the slopes! Average $151 per night.  Check availability 
 
vacation rental by a stream Charming A-frame by a stream - 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, sleeps 4. Hot tub, wood burning fireplace, deck overlooking stream, gas grill, WIFI, video games, recently renovated. Average rate $142 per night.   See rental photos and availability  
 
Blowing Rock mountain cabin 10 minutes to downtown Secluded cabin with mountain view - 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, sleeps 4-6. Log cabin only 10 minutes to downtown Blowing Rock. Deck and screened porch, charcoal grill, woodstove, full kitchen, laundry facilities. Average rate $104 per night.  check details, availability  
 
Brown Mountain Lodge is secluded near Wilson's Creek Brown Mountain Lodge near Wilson Creek - 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps up to 8. Half mile to Wilson's creek and trout fishing. 4 horse barn for guest horses. Fireplace, charcoal grill, pet friendly. Average rate $185 per night.    Get details and availability 
 
spectacular views and great location Spectacular Mountain views - 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, sleeps up to 10. Amazing views from 3 levels of decking, hot tub, gas grill, stone fireplace, media room with 13 ft screen, flagstone firepit, WIFI.   Get photos and availability 
 
cozy vacation rental in private setting Private setting in a central location - 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps up to 4. Wood-burning fireplace, deck, charcoal grill, full kitchen, dial-up Internet, pets considered. Located on 2.5 acres between Boone and Blowing Rock NC. Average rate $93 per night..      See photos and availability 
 
secluded cabin only 2 miles to town Log cabin rental with creek - 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps up to 8. Wooded setting on 22 acres, covered and open porch, gas grill, gas fireplace, game room with ping pong and foosball, Internet access, fire pit, pets considered. On site trails and creek.  Get cabin photos and calendar 
 
walk to a waterfall and swimm, picnic or play Mountain views and waterfall - 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, sleeps 6. Wonderful mountain views and only a short walk to Hebron Falls. Deck with gas grill, fireplace, DVD and video library, located on 12 acres with trails and easy access only 6.1 miles to Blowing Rock and 8.4 miles to Boone. Average $154 night.    Check current rates and availability 
 
Condo vacation rental in downtown Blowing Rock  Downtown Vacation Condo -  2 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 4. Split bedrooms-perfect for 2 couples. Gas log fireplace, flat screen TV, WIFI and IPod dock. Average $158 per night.    Check availability 
 
Additional Blowing Rock NC Cabins, Cottages:
A Bear's Den
Anderson Realty and Rentals
Blowing Rock Resort Rentals 
Blue Ridge Mountain Rentals 
Chetola Mountain Resort Rental
Hemlock Ridge
The Hastings House
Jenkins Rentals
Mountainaire Inn and Log Cabins
Riverside Log Cabins
Swiss Mountain Village Rentals 
Yonahlossee Resort 
For website links or more information on these rentals, just send a request to: info@ClimbEveryMountain.com
 
Blowing Rock NC Inns,  Bed and Breakfasts, Lodges
 
Ridgeway Inn Blowing Rock Ridgeway Inn - 19 guest rooms with windows that open, WIFI. Complimentary breakfast, lobby fireplace, coffee and microwave. Business center.  
                 Get current rates and availability
 
 
the lake at Chetola Resort Chetola Mountain Resort - 42 guest units at the Lodge, Chetola Condos or Bob Timberlake Inn. Rooms, suites, 1-4 bedrooms condos. Spa services, Wellness and recreation, golf, restaurant and Pub. Located on 83 acres in the heart of Blowing Rock.  Get packages and availability 
 
The Village Inn in downtown Blowing Rock The Village Inn - 24 king rooms. complimentary breakfast. Lobby fireplace, microwave, coffee.  Outdoor guest grill. Internet. business center, pet friendly.
        Check availability and current rates 
 
Downtown Blowing Rock Inn and event facility Meadowbrook Inn in the heart of downtown - 62 guest rooms and suites, WIFI, some with fireplace, whirlpool tub, terrace. Complimentary breakfast. Indoor Pool, Hot Tub, Fitness Center, event facilities. Onsite lounge.   Get details and current rates  
 
Spa Resrot with lodging options  Westglow Resort and Spa - Guest rooms include use of all luxury spa resort amenities and a complimentary breakfast. The all-inclusive spa vacation packages includes accommodations, 3 gourmet meals daily, access to all health spa amenities including the fitness center and fitness classes, and morning nature hikes with breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Onsite restaurant.   Check rates and availability 
 
Blowing Rock NC Bed and Breakfast, Mountain Inns List:
The Inn At Ragged Gardens - 203 Sunset Drive, Blowing Rock NC
Mountainaire Inn and Cabins - 827 Main St, Blowing Rock NC
Sweet Season B&B  - Chetola Estates, Blowing Rock NC
The Village Inns of Blowing Rock - various locations in Blowing Rock NC
For website links or more information on these inns, just send a request to: info@ClimbEveryMountain.com
 
Blowing Rock NC Hotels and Motels
 
Blowing Rock NC Hotels and Motels List:
Alpine Village Inn - 297 Sunset drive, Blowing Rock NC
Blowing Rock Inn - 788 N. Main Street, Blowing Rock NC
Boxwood Lodge - 671 Main St, Blowing Rock NC
Cliff Dwellers Inn - 116 Lakeview Terrace, Blowing Rock NC
Green Park Inn - 9239 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock NC
The Hemlock Inn - 134 Morris Street, PO Box 422, Blowing Rock NC
Hillwinds Inn - 315 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock NC 
Holiday Inn Express Blowing Rock - 8412 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock NC
The Homestead Inn - 153 Morris Street, Blowing Rock NC
Meadowbrook Inn and Suites - 711 Main Street, Blowing Rock NC
The Ridgeway Inn - 131 Yonahlossee Rd, Blowing Rock NC
The Village Inn - 7876 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock NC
 Get links, rates or book online HERE
 
Blowing Rock NC Campgrounds and RV Parks
 
 Blowing Rock NC area Campgrounds List:
Bear Den Campground   Milepost 323 on the Blue Ridge Parkway  
For more information about Bryson City NC Camping contact info@ClimbEveryMountain.com
 
 
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Sports and Outdoor Activities:
Appalachian Ski Mountain   The High Country’s 1st Ski Area (1962). 2 Quad Skii NC at Appalachian Ski Mountain in Blowing Rock NCChairlifts, 1 Double Chairlift, 1 Conveyor Lift, 1 Handle Pull Lift. 10 slopes, 2 Terrain Parks.  46,000 sq ft base lodge with WIFI, Restaurant, Ski Shop, Gift Shop, Nursery, Lockers, Video Games, Meeting Rooms, & observation deck.
Blowing Rock NC area Attractions
BLOWING ROCK ATTRACTION
 The Blowing Rock Attraction  is North Carolina's oldest travel attraction(1933). A short scenic walk includes incredible views of Grandfather Mountain, Table Rock, and Hawksbill. Located on Highway 321 South across from Green Park Inn. 

Tweetsie Railroad was North Carolina's first theme park and today still manages to blend fantasy, nature technology into a fun and educational experience for kids of ALL ages. Hop aboard the train and let good ol' number 12 take you on an unforgettable three-mile journey through the scenic mountains. You'll arrive transported back into the days of the Old West.

Even in today's high-tech world, we all still have a need for old-fashioned fun and pretend. Tweetsie Railroad is a unique attraction that allows children and families to explore their imaginations and a whole lot more. Be a cowboy, Indian or an engineer on an historic steam locomotive, Number 12, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open April through October.  
Mystery Hill Mystery Hill  is a fascinating exploration of science, optical illusion and natural phenomena. Tour includes the Mystery House where visitors stand at a 45° angle, the Hall of Mystery, the Puzzle Room, and Bubble-Rama. Also includes Appalachian Heritage Museum and the Native American Artifacts Museum with 50,000 relics. 
GRANDFATHER MOUNTAINGrandfather Mountain is the highest mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountain range at an elevation of 5,964 feet. The Mountain is now operated as a scenic travel attraction and a world-class nature preserve. The Mile High Swinging Bridge was built to give visitors easy access to the breath-taking view from Grandfather Mountain's Linville Peak.  Grandfather Mountain State Park Website.  
Parkway Craft Center at the Moses Cone Manor The Moses Cone Center at Milepost 294 on the Blue Ridge Parkway is home to abundant natural beauty and the best quality Appalachian Mountain hand-made crafts from the Southern Highland Craft Guild. Craft demonstrations. 
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Blowing Rock NC Crafts,
Galleries, Art Museums
Blowing Rock Art and History Museum offers art exhibits, education, local history and community events
The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum (BRAHM) - something  for everyone!  159 Chestnut Street, Blowing Rock NC  
Traditions_Pottery_Blowing_Rock Traditions Pottery  - Bolick and Traditions Pottery Martin House. 5th and 6th generation potters: Bolick, Original Owens, and Traditions. Decorative, functional, and folkart.
IAGO specializes in jewelry, art, glass, fine art, Iago_Gallery_Blowing_Rocksculpture, home decor accents, copperware, pottery, woodcrafts, metal crafts, and stained glass.  
Main Street Gallery  - A cooperative gallery of contemporary arts & crafts from the NC mountains.  960 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 828-295-6991 
Morning Star Gallery -  Hand crafted glass, garden accessories, pottery, jewelry, fine art. 257 Sunset Drive, Blowing Rock, NC   828-295-699. 
Winterfire Craft Gallery - Handmade American crafts specializing in NC pottery. 1087 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 828-295-4880 
Find more NC Artists here 
 
Blowing Rock NC Restaurants and Entertainment 
Bistro Roca  
143 Wonderland Trail, Blowing Rock, NC  
Blowing Rock Market, Deli and Wine 
990 Main St., Blowing Rock, NC  
Canyons  
8960 Hwy 3211, Blowing Rock NC  
Chetola Resort Restaurants  
North Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC  
The New Public House & Hotel
239 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock, NC  
Storie Street Grille
167 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC   
The Village Cafe  
Main Street, Blowing Rock NC  
Woodlands Barbecue 
8304 Valley Blvd HWY 321 Bypass, Blowing Rock  NC
entertainment:
Mountain Home Music  various locations 
 
Blowing Rock Shops, Services
100 West Union  
South Main Street, Blowing Rock NC  
The Barking Rock
1179 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 
Cabin Fever
915 Main Street, Blowing Rock NC  
Christmas in Blowing Rock  
1125 Main Street, Blowing Rock NC  
The Dulcimer Shop  
Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC  
Jake's at the Rock  
150 Sunset Drive, Blowing Rock NC
Possum Hollow Antiques  
247 Possum Hollow Road, Blowing Rock NC
Sunset & Vine 
110 Sunset Drive, Blowing Rock NC
 
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