North Carolina Attractions

Sunset Tees

One of the most fun-filled stores in the High Country. We are the largest suppliers of area garments. Plus more ball caps than most any place. Sunset Tees 1117 Main St Blowing Rock, NC 28605-8280 Phone: (828) 295-9326

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Fishing Areas in Lee County

San Lee Park Ponds CFP, Sanford Division of Lee County Parks and Recreation, Phone: (919) 776-6221 How To Go: From Sanford, take U.S. 421/N.C. 87 south; turn left on S.R. 1514 (Bragg Street). Go 0.3 mile; turn right on S.R. 1559 (Nash Street) beside the Lee County High School. Go 0.3 mile; turn left on S.R. 1521 (Kelly Drive). Go 2.7 miles past Carolina...

Precycling

Precycling is reducing waste before you throw it away. Purchase items in recyclable containers: purchasing eggs in cardboard cartons instead of Styrofoam; drinks in aluminum or glass containers instead of plastic (more governments recycle aluminum and glass than plastic). Purchase items that have a minimum amount of packaging: fruits and vegetables in bags...

Joe's Italian Kitchen

Joe's Italian Kitchen Joe's Italian Kitchen offers a wide variety of deli cold cuts, salads, grocery and specialty foods, homemade deserts, hot foods, hot and cold sandwiches, and much more! There's something for everyone! Joe takes pride in offering a wonderful family atmosphere! The atmosphere will take right back to the Rat Pack/Frank Sinatra days in old New York. As you are...

Alpen Acres Motel

Alpen Acres Motel Alpen Acres Motel is located on a scenic hilltop 1/4 mile off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Heated outdoor pool, rec/BBQ area, playground, A/C, CCTV, wireless internet, light continental breakfast, 2-bedroom kitchen unit, secluded chalet for two adults. Only 2 miles to slopes. Their grounds are spacious where children can run around, swing on the swings, match up...

Morel's

This intimate French bistro nestled in the heart of Banner Elk, has been offering exquisite meals and attentive,first class service for nearly 15 years.We confidently boast, "The best in the high country!!" Open Friday through Monday @ 6pm.Reservations requested . Morel's 1 Banner St, Banner Elk, NC Phone: 828-898-6866

Memorable Mountain People - Two Mountain Women

Two incidents in the lives of local women illustrate the courage of the pioneers of both genders. Life was incredibly different in the mountains in the early days. It was much harder, and it took incredible determination to even survive. Just imagine this winter if you lived in an uninsulated cabin with only an old-fashioned fireplace for heat. Franky Davis...

High Country History (1920-1929)

A Hard Road Through The Mountains Cooperative Cheese Making Elisha Mitchell - The Man Who Measured Mountains Shulls Mills: When The Timber Fell

Broyhill Inn & Conference Center

Appalachian's very own Broyhill Inn is the ideal get-a-way to clear your mind and focus on Nature's beauty. The Inn boasts a 25-mile mountainous view at 3500 ft. elevation, the Jackson Dinning room & Lounge that features a menu of southern sophistication with some mountain flair and 83 newly refurbished guestrooms. Sitting above the quaint mountain town...

From Bamboo To Berlin And The Battle of the Bulge - Cook Brothers Shared Memories Of WW II

The six sons of Roscoe and Ina Cook grew up on the family farm in the Bamboo Community of Watauga County; they played well and worked hard together, and in the early ‘40's they went off to war together. The oldest five were in combat at the same time, and soon after Grant, the youngest, turned 18, he was drafted, too. The eldest brother, Bill still says...

Rock Galleries of Fine Art

Rock Gallery of Fine Art - Featuring an exceptional selection of the art of Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light. We also offer the art of G. Harvey, William Mangum, Tom duBois, Terry Redlin and Paul Landry; all beautifully custom framed. One of our art consultants will help you find that perfect piece of art for you. Rock Galleries of Fine Art 1153 Main...

Manor House

The Manor House Restaurant at Chetola Resort featuring Mountain Cuisine. Dine while overlooking beautiful Chetola Lake. Serving Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch. Live entertainment Thursday through Sunday. Visit our "Make your Own" Bloody Mary Bar in the Manor House Pub every weekend. Don't miss our new Fresh Seafood Buffet every Thursday night....

Angelica's Vegetarian Restaurant

We are committed to serving you the most wholesome & healthy foods available. We use only organic ingredients with the exception of a few items which are subject to availability. Thank you for helping us support organic farmers and a healthier way of living for ourselves, our community and the earth. Angelica's Vegetarian Restaurant 506 West King...

Mountain Retreats Realty Inc

Mountain Retreats Realty Inc Banner Elk is located in the heart of the High Country and offers a small town feel and friendly faces wherever you go. Spring and Summer offer beautiful scenery, with the rhododendrons and trees back in full bloom. There are many hiking and biking trails, which offer a great way to enjoy the views. Banner Elk has several inns, restaurants and locally-owned...

High Country History (1990-1999)

Innocence And Experience - Jeni Gray, Daniel Lee Bring Reality To Watauga County ASU's Convocation Center - Largest Single Construction Project in Watauga History Growing, Growing, Grown Watauga County in the 1990s