Regional Chambers of Commerce

Regional Chambers of Commerce

Information about the High Country and all of its many offerings is readily available from local Chamber Of Commerce offices and the North Carolina High Country Host, located in Boone. The following is a complete list of the Chambers Of Commerce in Watauga, Avery, and Ashe counties--in addition to other regional Chambers of Commerce and Visitor Centers.


Boone Area Chamber of Commerce:

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce is one of the High Country's most active, with both a very dedicated membership and an overall commitment to the betterment of the area as both a vacation destination and business hub. Located in downtown Boone on Howard Street, the Chamber of Commerce is the ideal place to stop for information on area activities and brochures and maps of the community.

Location: 208 Howard Street, Boone.
Hours Of Operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Mailing Address: 208 Howard Street, Boone, NC 28607
Phone: (828) 264-2225 or 1-800-852-9506
FAX: (828) 264-6644

Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce:

Blowing Rock is one of the crown jewels of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Chamber of Commerce knows this tight-knit-but-friendly community as no one else, and its representatives are always happy to share this knowledge with visitors and out-of-towners. Aside from general information, lists of camping and fishing sites, and brochures, the Chamber of Commerce also has a good stock of menus from the town's many restaurants.

Location: 132 Park Avenue (Next to Memorial Park, Main Street, Blowing Rock.)
Hours Of Operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 am - 5:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 406, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Phone: (828) 295-7851 or 1-800-295-7851
FAX: (828) 295-3198

Avery-Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce:

Avery County, North Carolina is home to famous mountain peaks like Grandfather, Beech and Sugar. It has the highest county seat in Eastern America (Newland, elv. 3,621 ft.), the highest incorporated town in Eastern America (Beech Mountain, elv. 5,506 ft.), and is known as the "Christmas tree capital of the world."

Location: Intersection of NC 105 & NC 184 Banner Elk, NC 28604
Hours Of Operation: Banner Elk Office - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday Visitor's Center, 9 am to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday & 12 4 p.m.Sunday.
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 335, Banner Elk, NC 28604
Phone: Both Offices: (828) 898-5605 Or (800) 972-2183

Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce:

The highest town east of the Rocky Mountains, Beech Mountain is the wintertime hub of skiing, but it's also a fine place to visit in the spring, summer, and autumn months, when activities abound in this "coolest town in the High Country."

Location: In the Beech Mountain Town Hall, 403-A Beech Mountain Parkway, Beech Mountain.
Hours Of Operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday
Mailing Address: 403-A, Beech Mountain Parkway, Beech Mountain, NC 28604
Phone: (828) 387-9283 or 1-800-468-5506
FAX: (828) 387-3572

Ashe County Chamber of Commerce:

Ashe County, with its dual communities of Jefferson and West Jefferson, is just about as far as you can go in the High Country before entering Southwestern Virginia. The Chamber can direct travelers to just about anywhere in this sparsely populated area of Christmas tree farms and rugged mountain landscapes and offers a good selection of brochures and maps.

Location: 6 North Jefferson Avenue, West Jefferson
Hours Of Operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 31, West Jefferson, NC 28694
Phone: (336) 246-9550 or 1-888-343-2743
FAX: (336) 246-8671

Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce:

The Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce's offices are actually located in the North Carolina Mineral Museum, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway, at NC 226, in Spruce Pine. It's a great place to view geologic displays, in addition to getting information pertaining to other sights in this scenic High Country area.

Location: Blue Ridge Parkway & NC 226, Spruce Pine
Hours Of Operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Sunday
Mailing Address: Rt 1 Box 797, Spruce Pine, NC 28777
Phone: 1-800-227-3912 or (828) 765-9483
Fax Number: (828) 765-9034

Elizabethton, TN Chamber of Commerce:

Nearby Elizabethton, Tennessee is often referred to as "A Place For All Seasons." The Elizabethton/Carter County Chamber of Commerce is the one-stop-shop for information on all activities and events taking place at Roan Mountain State Park, Watauga Lake, along the NC - Tennessee state line, and in all of Eastern Tennessee.

Location: 500 19E Bypass, Elizabethton, TN
Hours Of Operation: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 190, Elizabethton, TN 37644
Phone: (423) 547-3850 or 1-888-547-3852
Fax: (423) 547-3854
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Johnson County, TN Chamber of Commerce:

Johnson County, Tennessee is just a hop-skip-and-jump from Boone, with Mountain City being the focal point of this pristine community in the Appalachians. The Johnson County Chamber of Commerce shares space with the area's Welcome Center and an on-the-premises museum representative of rural Eastern Tennessee.

Location: 716 South Shady Street, in the Johnson County Welcome Center, Mountain City Tn.
Hours Of Operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., M-S; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1, Mountain City, TN 37683
Phone: (423) 727-5800
FAX: (423) 727-4943

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