North Carolina Attractions

The Gilded Age Antiques

The Gilded Age Antiques The Gilded Age Antiques specializes in 17th-19th century English and Continental furniture and accessories, all directly imported from England and Europe. Everything from formal to opulent country antiques. The Gilded Age Antiques also has one of the largest selections of antique Victorian majolica in the United States. Visit their store in beautiful Banner...

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Blue Ridge Vision

Blue Ridge Vision Got spectacles? Blue Ridge Vision, located in the Boone Mall, has the best selection of frames in the High Country. No matter what look you want, they'll make it happen! They perform eye exams, help you pick out frames, and then make lenses to fit inside - they can do it all! Always stepping on your glasses? Blue Ridge Vision also has the best warranty in...

Climbing Spots

Climbing Spots The High Country is recognized by climbers around the world as a top spot in the southeast for climbing and bouldering. No matter what your skill level, you can find something to climb in this region. However, inexperienced climbers should go with an expert guide who can help you have a safe and fun climb. Local outfitters also know all the best places to...

Appalachian Music Shoppe

Appalachian Music Shoppe Located in the Appalachian Mountains of Western North Carolina in historic Boone, Appalachian Music Shoppe is a unique kind of musical instrument shoppe. In these days of large corporate chain and internet stores, Appalachian Music Shoppe is proud to offer a hands-on relaxed, helpful atmosphere. They feature over 200 guitars, mandolins, banjos, violins/...

Raise Your Glass at Full Steam Brewery

Raise Your Glass at Full Steam Brewery Handcrafted beer, fresh local ingredients and a distinct Southern flair these are what you’ll get a Full steam, an inventive tavern/brewery in the Central Park district. The wide-open tavern might best be described as rec-center chic, with ping pong and picnic tables creating a distinctly Durham vibe. As for beer recommendations, we loved the chocolaty...

The Appalachian Mountains

The Appalachian Mountains Make no mistake about it: these are old mountains. The Appalachians were already old when the Rockies rose in the west. They were old when dinosaurs walked the planet, and older still when mammoths fled south from advancing glaciers in the great Ice Age. These mountains are so old that we only have a fragment of them on this continent. Once, they were part...

Fishing Areas in Polk County

Green River, Green River Game Land Public Fishing Area (PFA), Mill Springs How To Go: From Hendersonville (in Henderson County), take I-26 south to exit 28. Turn left at the exit on Green River Cove Road; go about four miles to Fishtop Falls access area on the left. About the Green River: Brush has been cleared from the area, and a foot trail leads to the...

Finders Keepers Antiques

Finders Keepers Antiques Finders Keepers has spent the past decade as direct importers of French and English antiques. Custom made reproductions hand crafted in England, and unusual lamps and accessories, are brought in to complement this fine selection. Two locations on Hwy 105: 1/2 way between Boone & Banner Elk in Green Mansions Village; also at Grandfather Center across...

Mustard Seed Market

Mustard Seed Market Visit our unique display for unusual perennials, herbs, ornamental shrubs, English Garden accessories, fresh produce, jams & jellies, honey, plus much more. We are on Hwy 321 at Aho Rd. between Boone and Blowing Rock. Mustard Seed Market 5589 US Highway 321 S Blowing Rock, NC 28605 Phone: 828.295.4585 Web: http://www.themustardseedmarket.com

Consigned Home Furnishings

They are a unique furniture store carrying both new and consigned products. Their new upholstered furniture is locally made and offers a lifetime warranty on frame springs and cushions. Their manufacturers offer a wide selection of quality fabrics for you to choose from at an affordable price. Come and see their new addition of selected dining room Sets,...

Arts in Winston-Salem

Arts in Winston-Salem Few cities hold the arts in as high regard as Winston-Salem. The area was founded upon a deep devotion to the arts, and as the city grew, so did the dedication of its citizens to fostering, advocating, protecting and nurturing the tradition. A true testimony to this dedication happened in 1949 when the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County was...

Katharine Smith Reynolds

Katharine Smith Reynolds Katharine Smith Reynolds, born in Mt. Airy, N.C., in 1880, was a woman ahead of her time in nearly every way. She knew early the life she wanted, telling her college roommate: “When I marry, I shall go to Europe on my wedding trip and I shall bring home a wonderful work of art. And then I shall buy a great estate and I shall have a thousand cattle on a...

Ashe High Country Realty

Ashe High Country Realty NC Mountain Real Estate Agency, Ashe High Country Realty®, is located in the "arts district" downtown West Jefferson, NC - Ashe County, North Carolina. Ashe County has long been known as the "Lost Province" because of its rugged Blue Ridge Mountain Cabins, sheltered coves and valleys. For these reasons and many more, Ashe County Real Estate has long been...

We''re Good Sports

We''re Good Sports Welcome to We're Good Sports. They offer a unique shopping experience featuring a large variety of gifts and collectables for your favorite college or professional sports teams. You can visit them at their physical location in downtown Blowing Rock, North Carolina or browse from their easy to use online shopping cart. Just visit any of their sections above...

Campgrounds

Campgrounds Camping Guide You'll love the High Country's numerous camping opportunities. They range from remote, primitive sites to electric hook-ups, water and even air conditioning. Unless you're planning an assault on Mount Everest, camping gear doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. Campers should, however, make sure they have a quality tent and properly rated...