North Carolina Attractions

Beech Mountain Memories

Beech Mountain Memories, a Beech Mountain Rental located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina can be yours...for a weekend, a week, a month...for years to come! Enjoy our great, new Beech Mountain Rental. Just imagine – 4300 feet above sea level...relaxing in our 3-level 2700 sq. ft. luxury Blue Ridge cabin rental with 1200 sq. ft. of...

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Blowing Rock Renovators

Our Blowing Rock Renovators offers a complete line of building, renovation and design services to suit your unique style. Our team of experienced professionals will work with you to create your dream home, interior or landscape. From start to finish, you can expect the highest level of quality service and craftsmanship from our staff. Blowing Rock...

Jotul Stoves

Since 1853 Jotul has been warming Norway and the world with cast iron stoves recognized for meticulous craftsmanship and enduring quality. Our wood stoves offer clean burning efficiency and cast iron durability and are crafted to last a lifetime all with large fire viewing glass front doors. Our high efficiency gas stoves offer unprecedented style and...

Environmental Groups - In The High Country

From old-line environmental groups like the Sierra Club to new organizations like SAVE, there is something for nearly every Earth issue and concern. Here is information about local and some state associations. Helpful Hints: Reduce waste at the office. Use a reusable coffee mug instead of disposable styrofoam and paper cup. Buy recycled paper products. Copy...

Oh! Susannah's Thrift Boutique

A unique collection of home décor items. Glassware...pottery...plants...books...handmade crafts...furniture and antiques. If you're looking for something with a little character for your home, or a gift for a good friend, we might have a one-of-a-kind item that would be just perfect. Oh! Susannah's Thrift Boutique 526 Little Elk Rd Elk Park, NC 28622-9131...

Community Information: Summerfield

Community Information: Summerfield Summerfield is the largest of the three northwest-area towns, both in terms of population and size. With more than 8,000 residents, the town spans an area of about 25 square miles. The town is rich in history and its founder, Charles Bruce, was a prominent local figure in the Revolutionary War. The likeness of James Gillies, a bugle boy said to have been...

Blowing Rock Victorian Inn

Blowing Rock Victorian Inn Maybe you're looking for the pampering of a Bed and Breakfast; maybe you're yearning for the quiet intimacy of a cottage. The Blowing Rock Victorian Inn offers a wonderful combination of the best of both worlds. One of Blowing Rock's most photographed buildings, this grand lady of the village also possesses a beautifully restored interior where you are...

Watauga County In 1950

A well-known book is entitled "The Past Is A Different Country." That statement is certainly true when it comes to Watauga County. Watauga County had just finished celebrating its centennial when the decade of the 1950s began. In many ways, the county more resembled itself in 1900 than it does today. Few could have guessed the incredible changes that were...

Cooks

Cooks Beautify your home! With quality brand names like - La-Z-Boy, England/Corsair, Broyhill, Bassett, and many more, you save time and money shopping at Cooks. While you are visiting them, be sure to check out their supply of athletic equipment, active wear, and beautiful pool tables. Cooks Address: 1402 Willow Lane North Wilkesboro, NC 28659 phone: 336.667....

The Long and Winding Road

The Long and Winding Road U.S. Highway 221 is a road that will wind its way around your heart. It's twists and turns are not the quickest way to get from place to place, but some would argue it's one of the best. This is truly a road for drivers who enjoy moving at a slow pace as they soak in the scenery, culture and charm the journey has to offer. Around Linville, visitors can...

Little Switzerland

Little Switzerland Little Switzerland NC is a summer colony high in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The elevations here, ranging from 3200 feet in the village to 4000 feet at the top of Grassy Mountain, offer incredible views of Mt. Mitchell to the west, Table Rock, Hawsksbill and Grandfather Mountain to the east, and the valleys of the South Toe, Turkey Cove and the bustling...

RiverCamp USA

RiverCamp USA RiverCamp USA is located on the peaceful and historic New River (an American Heritage River) in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Enjoy many outdoor activities including canoeing, fishing, hiking, biking or just relax in the cool mountain air. There is a country store with snacks, beverages, ice, firewood, fishing supplies, bait and limited groceries....

Mountain Land Company

Mountain Land Company Paul is no stranger to land! Licensed as a broker since the 1970’s, his experience includes not only the sale of large land parcels, but also the training of thousands of other brokers in the fine art of real estate marketing. Paul has held professional REALTOR® designations, was founding president of a local REALTOR® Board, and served as Governor and...

Fishing Areas in Wilson County

Wilson Parks and Recreation Department Phone: (252) 399-2273, (252) 399-2266 How To Go: From the junction of U.S. 264 and N.C. 42 in Wilson, take N.C. 42 (Ward Boulevard) east. Go three miles; turn left on Corbett Avenue. Go 0.3 mile; park and lake are on the right. About the Wilson Parks: Most of the vegetation has been cleared from the shoreline of this...

Memorable Mountain People - Bedent E. Baird

The Baird family were among the early settlers of Valle Crucis, having come to the region from New Jersey. Bedent Baird, born in 1770, settled on the Watauga River, about a mile from where the Mast General Store now stands. He was, in many respects, an unusual man for his time and place. Baird owned the largest library west of the Blue Ridge. He was well...