Area Info

lodging in blowing rock ncBlowing Rock is a special little town of 6,500 or so people during the summer months. But don't let the small size fool you! There are tons of Blowing Rock attractions to fill an entire week's vacation any time throughout the year!

Some of the most popular Blowing Rock attractions include:

  • Art in the Park: On selected Saturdays between May and October, Art in The Park features more than 100 mountain crafts
  • Concerts in the Park: On selected Sundays
  • Homemade Chocolates and Ice Cream
  • Riding Stables
  • Community Tennis Courts and a heated Olympic sized pool
  • Hiking Trails
  • Guided Fishing Tours
  • Moses Cone State Park
  • The famous Goodwin Weavers
  • Blowing Rock's Professional Theater
  • Specialty Locally Owned Gift Shops

To top everything though, are the mountains, peaking at the crest of the famous Blue Ridge Parkway and providing clean, crisp air and wondrous views you won't forget, including the Linville Cove Viaduct.

Other Blowing Rock Attractions include:

  • Mystery Hill
  • The Blowing Rock
  • Tweetsie Railroad (a miniature amusement park)
  • Horn in the West (live outdoor drama)
  • Linville Falls and Caverns
  • Grandfather Mountain with its famous suspension bridge and petting farm
  • The Mast General Store
  • Old Hampton's Working Grist-Mill
  • Cheese Factory
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Golf
  • ASU's Summer Festival
  • Woodland's Great Barbeque and Country Music
  • Many Yard Sales, Auctions, Flea Markets, and Craft and Antique Shops.