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   Things to do

Apart from white water rafting, canoeing, fly fishing, bird watching, hiking, music festivals, Valle Fair, woolly worm festival, Land of Oz, you can enjoy

Valle Crucis
-Mast General Store – A visit is a must
-Valle Crucis Community Park
-Episcopal Church

- Apple Hill Farm

-Alta Vista – Art Gallery
-Birding Tour Guide


-In Daniel Boone Park, the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum re-creates 1700s homestead life.
- “Horn in the West” evokes the struggles of pioneers like Boone.
-The Blue Ridge Parkway winds past town, offering mountain views.

- Mystery Hill Amusement area with museums & oddities

- Appalachian Ski Mtn. - Ski slopes for beginners to advanced

- High Gravity Adventures Zip Line & Aerial Park Family obstacle course & zip-line spot

- Turchin Center For the Visual Arts  - University visual-arts gallery

- Turtle Island Preserve  -  Working farm for planned nature retreats

- Seasonal Fun 'n' Wheels -  Go-kart track & mini amusement park

Downton Boone with tons of shops and restaurants.

Banner Elk

- Grandfather Mountain features a high suspension footbridge, a nature museum, and State park
- Grandfather Winery
-Banner Elk Winery
-Hawksnest zipline and snow tubing
- Sugar Mountain ski resort
-Beech Mountain ski resort
-Linville gorge – Wilderness area
-Linville caverns
-Off the Grid Mountain Adventures – UTV Tours
-Apple Hill Farm
-Sugar Creek gem mine
Many excellent restaurants

Blowing Rock
-Tweetsie Railroad Family-oriented Park with train rides, an amusement park, chair lift, petting zoo & live shows.
- Flat Top Manor - Craft center in a stately mansion

- Bass Lake Trail - Wooded trail surrounding a small lake
- Moses H. Cone Memorial Park - Preserved house & craft shop plus trails

- Blowing Rock Museum
- Julian Price Park
-The Blowing Rock
Quaint village and stores, many wonderful restaurants

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