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Little Switzerland was ounded by immigrants in 1909 who named the area because of its sweeping panoramas of deep valleys and distant ranges resembling those of the foothills of the Swiss Alps.
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Spruce Pine,  Lake James, 
Little Switzerland NC is an Alpine-like village at milepost 334 on the Bluer Ridge Parkway. Known for its breathtaking views. Little Switzerland is half way between Asheville and Blowing Rock and 10 minutes from Spruce Pine. The small, friendly community offers views which are truly spectacular.
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Unique stone chalet Stone Chalet at the top of Grassy Mountain - 1 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps 2. 20 minute walk to the Village center, dining and shopping. Stone fireplace, upscale linens, charcoal grill, garden.
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like being in a tree house over a cascading stream  A Treehouse with a Waterfall - 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 6. Nestled into the side of a mountain over a steam's cascading waterfall. Deck with mountain view and grill, gas log fireplace, Internet and cell phone service. Average $99 per night. Check rental availability 
Little Switzerland Cottage Rental - sleeps 4, breath-taking views, near Parkway
Little Switzerland Vacation Rentals  - choose from 2 with mountain views
Little Switzerland Mountain Inns,  Lodges, B&Bs
The Alpine Inn - incredible views, lodge and balcony rooms, mountain suite
Big Lynn Lodge - 38 rooms and 4 suites, great views, includes breakfast and dinner
Skyline Village Inn - near milepost 331, amazing views, breakfast, lunch dinner
Switzerland Inn - historic, beautiful views, directly off the Parkway, rooms, suites, cottages. Open seasonally.
Little Switzerland Campgrounds, RV Parks, Camping
Bear Den Campgrounds - Parkway at Mile Post 324.8, lake, fishing, canoeing, more
 Restaurants, Entertainment in or near Little Switzerland
Mountain View Restaurant   5253 Hwy 226 N., Little Switzerland, 828-766-9670 
The Swiss Ice Cream Shoppe  - because we all need a little ice cream -located across from the Switzerland Inn
Switzerland Cafe - Bistro and BBQ on the Parkway Milepost 334, seasonal (YUM!)
Switzerland Inn's Chalet Restaurant - full service restaurant at the Switzerland Inn
Little Switzerland  NC Shops, Services
Hearthside Handmades - popular mountain handmades including jams & jellies
Little Switzerland Trading Company - Little Switzerland and Diamondback merchandise
Blue Ridge Soap Shed - 179 Meadow View Rd, Spruce Pine NC
The Trillium Gallery - Located directly across from the entrance of the Main Lodge
Timberline Properties  - 89 Walnut Avenue, Spruce Pine, NC
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Events in or near Little Switzerland
4/29        The Orchard at Alta Pass opens for
                 the Season -music and more every
                 Wednesday  - Sunday
5/26        MineFest 
5/28        Memorial Day at the Orchard and
                 Covered Dish Picnic

6/16-17  Artisan League of Little Switzerland
                 Arts and Crafts Market

6/16        Black Light nighttime Mine
                 Underground Tour

7/8           Black Light nighttime Mine
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7/22         Black Light nighttime Mine
8/5           Black Light nighttime Mine
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8/19         Black Light nighttime Mine
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9/2           Black Light nighttime Mine
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9/3-4       RockFest at Emerald Village 
10/6        Black Light nighttime Mine
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10/13      Black Light nighttime Mine
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10/20      Black Light nighttime Mine
                 Underground Tour

                     Ongoing Seasonal Events:
The Orchard at Alta Pass -
Live music, hayrides and lots of fun every Wed - Sun in season, May through October
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Sports, Outdoor Activities
Emerald Village
331 McKinney Mine Road, Spruce Pine NC
Mt Mitchell Golf Course
11484 State Hwy. 80 South - Burnsville, NC
Little Switzerland area Attractions
The Orchard at Alta Pass is an Appalachian cultural and historical center celebrating the people, music, art, and natural beauty of the Blue Ridge mountains. Over 100 years old, the Orchard sits right on the Blue Ridge Parkway providing some of the most amazing scenery in North Carolina. Enjoy live music, dancing, storytelling and more Wednesday through Sunday during the season. Located off the Parkway at Milepost 328.3 between Spruce Pine and Little Switzerland.
Mount Mitchell State Park -  There are a few places in the world that still stand apart from the ordinary. Rising more than a mile high, surrounded by the gentle mist of low-hanging clouds, Mount Mitchell State Park is one of these extraordinary places. In the crest of the timeworn Black Mountains lies the summit of Mount Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi. For those who ascend this mighty peak, what looms in the horizon is a feast for the eyes—breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, rolling ridges and fertile valleys. Forested and forever misty, 1,855-acre Mount Mitchell State Park will provide you with some of the most tranquil moments you'll ever experience. 
Crabtree Falls - Located at milepost 339, Crabtree Meadows snack bar, campgrounds and Falls is a versatile recreation area. The two trails to the Falls are moderate to strenuous but the natural beauty is more than sufficient reward. This is a truly peaceful and pristine setting.  
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Little Switzerland Galleries, Crafts
Anvil Arts Studio  Visit Bill Brown's Gallery and Studio Monday-Friday from 9:00am till 5:00pm, located a half mile from the Blue Ridge Parkway on Highway 221 in Linville Falls. 9600 Linville Falls Hwy, Linvillle Falls, NC For appointments and directions, call 828-765-6226. 
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