North Carolina Attractions

Towns of The High Country

Towns of The High Country Call it ‘diversity', ‘variety' or the next pleasant stop along the way, first-time visitors to The High Country will enjoy our mixture of rural, small town and urban life. And if you are returning, you will find some new places to enjoy but the old mountain hospitality still intact. The center of activity - the Heart of the High Country - is the county seat...

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Yonahlossee Resort Accommodations

Yonahlossee, a natural resort, a place where families gather and couples celebrate offering intimate Inn Rooms, cozy Cottages, and elegant vacation rental homes in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Guests enjoy indoor and outdoor tennis courts, indoor pool, fitness center, and fine dining at the Gamekeeper Restaurant. Located just minutes from Blowing...

Boone Bike & Touring

Boone Bike & Touring At Boone Bike and Touring they pride theirselves in helping you pick the right products for your ride; be it an afternoon outing with the kids, completing your first 50 mile ride, or racing. They offer bicycles, accessories, clothing, equipment, repair shop, ride information, trail maps, mountain and road bike rentals, and a friendly staff! At Boone Bike...

Nature's Supermarket & Café

Western NC's largest organic supermarket and café includes a fill-service supermarket with organic (chemical-free) food, vitamins and supplements and a certified nutritionalist on staff. Also including wheat-free products, herbs, fresh organic produce, sugar-free low carb products, health & beauty aids, cosmetics and pet care supplies. The café features...

Fishing Areas in Richmond County

Ellerbe Lions’ Club Community Park Lake CFP, Ellerbe How To Go: From U.S. 220 in Ellerbe, turn east on Church Street (S.R.1452 becomes Millstone Road). Go approximately one mile; park is on the right. About the Ellerbe Lions’ Club Community Park Lake: A grass buffer has been established around the shoreline of this 1.5-acre pond. A gravel road circles the...

Shatley Springs Inn Jewelry

Shatley Springs Inn Jewelry On a summer day in 1890, Martin Shatley was passing by a cool mountain stream and paused to dip his hands and face in the water to soothe his hot, blistered skin. Only a few hours later he discovered that the crippling skin disease, which had plagued him for many years, seemed to be miraculously disappearing. (Shatley's own testimonial). As the rumors...

Blowing Rock Market & Wine Shop

Blowing Rock Market & Wine Shop The Blowing Rock Market is a gourmet market that happens to sell gas. Has been called “the nicest gas station in America”. In addition to the Boar’s Head Deli and the best cup of coffee in town, the Exxon station on Main Street in Blowing Rock has a wine selection of over 900 labels, imported beers, cheeses, teas, hot sauces, cigars, cards, soft drinks,...

Incredible Toy Co Inc.

Incredible Toy Co Inc. They at The Incredible Toy Company have one goal. To provide you, their customers, with the best quality toys they can get their hands on. You might be asking yourself exactly what they mean by "quality". Quality toys are toys that promote imagination, creativity, and of course, fun. They even demand that the toys be durable! Their dedication to their...

Fishing Areas in Clay County

Chatuge Reservoir, Jackrabbit Public Fishing Area (PFA), Hayesville How To Go: From Hayesville, take N.C. 64 east. Go 4.6 miles; turn right on N.C. 175. Go 3.2 miles; turn right on Jack Rabbit Campground Road. Go 1.3 mile to the campground; follow the signs to the boating access area. At the top of the boat ramp, turn right; go up the hill to the ball...

Blue Ridge Parkway Trails

Blue Ridge Parkway Trails Description: Trails located along the Blue Ridge Parkway offer hikers just about any level of trekking their hearts might desire. Some of the trails are long and challenging, others are short loops leading to waterfalls or scenic vistas. Contact: 2010 Blue Ridge Parkway Association, Inc. P.O. Box 2136, Ashville, NC 28802-2136 Phone: 828-295-7591 or 828-295...

Nth Degree Gallery & Studios

Nth Degree Gallery & Studios Nth Gallery The Nth Degree Gallery & Studios is a venue for emerging artists in and around Watauga County dedicated to showing work beyond the limitations of the for-profit market. The Studios exist to provide an incubator for artists seeking space not only to produce their own work, but help promote other artists in the community. The Gallery is open...

Fitness Works - Debra Carter

Fitness Works - Debra Carter As a professional fitness trainer I know that for your fitness training to be successful, it needs to be personal. It must be designed just for you. It must not only meet your fitness needs but it must do it with an understanding of your current health and fitness status, goals, time frame and lifestyle. Your body is not like anyone else’s and your fitness...

Backpacking

For those outdoor enthusiasts who truly want to get out and avoid the noise of bug zappers and the electric amber glow of propane lanterns hissing in the evening air, then backpacking the High Country is your ticket to the peace and tranquility of nature that can only be found in the backcountry. There are multiple backpacking possibilities throughout the...

Jack Tales

Jack Tales The roots of mountain storytelling go back across the Atlantic Ocean to the British Isles, and across the ages to the distant past. In the 1870s, an American folklorist visited the west coast of Ireland. There, among men and women who only spoke Gaelic and had never left their home counties, he found ancient stories of a lucky boy. In 1916, an English...

Lucretia's Fine Childrens' Apparel Gifts & Furniture

Lucretia's is the most exclusive children's store in the High Country. We pride ourselves on our unique gifts and special apparel for Girls and Boys, Newborn -Size 12. Brighten your day with Mother-Daughter Lilly Pulitzer. Christen your beloved child from our lovely christening gown selection. Give a unique gift for that special baptism, new arrival,...