North Carolina Attractions

Community Information: Stokesdale

Community Information: Stokesdale Stokesdale, the oldest of the northwest areas three towns was incorporated in 1989. The town initially developed around the railroad; although trains no longer pass through Stokesdale, the historic downtown area that faced the tracks is still lined with shops, restaurants and offices that comprise the commercial core. More recently, more modern commercial...

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Swimming Holes

Swimming Holes Wildcat Lake: A tiny lake located near Lees-McRae College, in Banner Elk, Wildcat Lake is a popular "day at the beach" retreat for families with young children. Phone the Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce, at 828-898-5605, for more info. Waterfall Watauga River: Several places along the Watauga River are used by locals as cooling off spots. Watauga Lake: A...

Afro-American Cultural Center (AACC)

Afro-American Cultural Center (AACC) The Afro-American Cultural Center is innovative, multi-disciplinary epicenter, celebrating the triumphant spirit of the African-American experience. Through comprehensive programs and presentations in the visual arts, performing arts and through innovative educational programs, the Afro-American Cultural Center (AACC) preserves, promotes, and presents...

Fatty's Snowboard

Fatty's Snowboard The High Country's Snowboard Specialists. For the best in clothing, equipment, rentals, and service come to Fatty's. Located at the base of Sugar Mountain in Banner Elk. Started 40 years ago in 1968 and located on rt. 44 in Canton Ct. as the Sporthouse - they are the Farmington Valleys oldest ski and snowboard shop. Unfortunately up until a few years ago...

Mountain City

Mountain City High on the Eastern Continental Divide, Johnson County, Tennessee, is the eastern-most county in the state. Mountain City is the county seat, a community rich in history and the center of commerce for the area. There are many shops and stores that serve both local residents and visitors. The town has a truly marvelous setting, as much of Johnson County...

Fishing Areas in Forsyth County

C.G. Hill Memorial Park CFP, Pfafftown Forsyth County Parks and Recreation, Phone: (336) 703-2500 How To Go: From Winston-Salem, take N.C. 67 (Reynolda Road) west approximately five miles northwest of Wake Forest University; turn left on S.R. 1525 (Yadkinville Hwy). Go 2.8 miles; turn right on S.R. 30 Forsyth Clay3210 (Transou Road). Go 0.9 mile; turn left...

Extreme Snowboard & Ski LLC

Extreme Snowboard & Ski LLC Extreme Snowboard & Ski is a unique winter sports center featuring the only computerized rental system in the High Country. What's that mean to you? Come in and reserve equipment and every time you come in after that, we'll already have all of your information, sizes, equipment preferences, etc...which means LESS time in the store and MORE time on the...

Blair Fraley Sales Store

The largest thrift shop in the High Country! High quality new and used merchandise. A unique thrift shop- a treasure trove of vintage clothing, jewelry, appliances, books, toys, home furnishings and antiques. Women's, men's, & children's clothing; vintage apparel, shoes, retro jewelry, accessories, books, kitchen utensils, furniture, antiques, &...

Mountain Run Properties

Mountain Run Properties Mountain Run Properties for real estate, new homes, land and homesites throughout The High Country of western North Carolina, including in Linville Land Harbor. They are buyer's agents and seller's agents for real estate in Linville, Newland, Banner Elk, and Boone. They are involved with resort communities such as Land Harbor, andMtn Glen. In addition to...

North Carolina Handmade Pottery

North Carolina Handmade Pottery Traditions Pottery is located in the North Carolina mountains just south of Blowing Rock NC. Mike and Janet Calhoun produce handmade pottery in traditional shapes such as face jugs, Rebekah pitchers, candle sticks, mugs, bowls, and teapots. Two kiln openings are hosted each year, in June and November. Bolick Pottery and Traditions Pottery located in the...

North Carolina, on the edge of the Atlantic

 North Carolina, on the edge of the Atlantic North Carolina, at the edge of the present Atlantic not easy to differentiate North Carolina and the South Carolina ... Geographically, the area of the North Carolina is 139 sq. (900 KMS wide 240 KMS long) roughly the ¼ of France. Its capital is Raleigh and the U.S. State has over 8 million inhabitants. Atlantic is located on one side and the Appalachian...

Brand Jewelry

Brand Jewelry is known as "The Diamond King" and they truly live up to that name. From triple 0, perfect cut & certified diamonds in a variety of sizes to the many shapes available, they have a diamond to please any taste or budget. Brand Jewelry also offers platinum, gold and silver jewelry, pendant, earrings, bracelets, class rings and a variety of...

CENTURY 21 Elliott Properties A. Jean Borhman

CENTURY 21 Elliott Properties Ashe County - West Jefferson, North Carolina - Imagine living in the heart of the Blue Ridge Country, viewing the magnificence of the sparkling New River and brilliant blue skies of the Western North Carolina Mountains. Located in the heart of “The High Country ”, Ashe County-West Jefferson offers something for everyone. West Jefferson Ashe County High...

Wilson Creek

Wilson Creek Not enough that one of the High Country’s two Wild & Scenic Rivers (the New River is the other) rushes off Grandfather Mountain to offer spectacular scenery, fishing and river running, or that the surrounding Grandfather District of the Pisgah National Forest entails wilderness, waterfalls, Brown Mountain, Lost Cove, Harper Creek, Table Rock, Lake James...

Shawnee Mountain Lodge and Wedding Barn

Shawnee Mountain Lodge and Wedding Barn Self catering *Shawnee Mountain Lodge is located on 8 beautiful acres 2 miles from downtown Banner Elk at 4,200 ft elevation. Two houses, large barn and other outbuildings, pastures, springs, pond sites, fruit trees, berries & grapes. Completely remodeled 2000. This one of a kind property is the perfect spot for family reunions, wedding parties, art...