Just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in the North Carolina Mountains, Blowing Rock is a storybook village filled with upscale shops, unique attractions, outdoor adventure that ranges from whitewater rafting to skiing, performing and visual arts, fine dining to family restaurants.
Nicely furnished with outdoorsy, lodge décor. Enjoy the floor-to-ceiling windows in the large great room, and cozy up to a wood fire on the leather furniture. Cable TV/DVD/VCR. Open deck with great winter or summer views. Soak in the hot tub after a day of skiing or shopping.
Sleeps 11 with 2 queens, 2 doubles, and a bunk bed with 1 double and 1 twin. (Master with queen, bedroom with bunk bed, and bathroom on main floor; bottom floor has other bathroom, and two bedrooms with queen and double). Located next to the ski slopes, right off of Ski Mountain Road in Blowing Rock.
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*Minimum 2 night stay.
Holiday Rates = Christmas – New Years. $400 per night or $1850 per week
Fine dining in a casually rustic atmosphere. Nightly features include, fresh seafood, aged beef, rack of lamb, duck, and delicious homemade desserts. The restaurant offers an extensive wine list. Open year-round. Valet service. Reservations requested. Located at The Inn at Ragged Gardens.
Blowing Rock Grille
The Blowing Rock Grille offers an upbeat, exciting dining experience offering a wide variety of prices and choices. Enjoy your meal outside on the scenic sidewalk garden courtyard or dine in the warm and inviting atmosphere. Located down the street from the Park on Sunset Drive, the restaurant has been a favorite for locals and visitors since 1982. Blowing Rock Grille serves lunch and dinner and offers homemade soups, vegetable plates, delicious sandwiches and salads. Have your favorite beverage at Bert's Bar. Blowing Rock Grille offers incredible food, exceptional service, and memorable nights. "The food is out of this world, and the muffins are sensual." --stated by Paul Newman on one of his visits.
Stop by and experience eclectic cuisine, drinks, entertainment, and the breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge. Join them for Sunday Jazz Brunch, Southwestern Specialties, and a wide variety of entertainment.
The closest restaurant to Col Weber Ski Lodge, Pssghetti’s offers fresh pasta made before your eyes. Gourmet Italian/American cuisine prepared in the "Show Kitchen". Daily lunch specials. Open year round with a comfortable lounge offering full bar service.
Six Pence Pub
In the heart of Blowing Rock you will find a bit of England at the Six Pence Pub. Six Pence features traditional American fare, homemade soups, and British specialties such as Bangers & Mash, Shepherds Pie, Beef Guinness & Mushroom pie, and Pot Roast to rival your Mums! We suggest the Scotch Eggs! Meet your friends or make new ones at this congenial British Pub where you can enjoy a relaxing lunch, dinner or your favorite import beer, wine, or cocktail. Open year round, serving late night!
Sonny's is an old fashioned grill located right on Main Street. A great breakfast diner, they have been serving breakfast and lunch for 50 years and are famous for the Ham Biscuits and Sweet Potato Pancakes.
Storie Street Grille
Known for its outstanding food, gracious service and sophisticated, yet comfortable surroundings, Storie Street Grille provides a culinary feast that’s a favorite of Blowing Rock locals and visitors. Located on Main Street, this upscale bar/restaurant serves lunch and dinner.
An owner recommend must do, Twigs has fine dining in a cozy mountain atmosphere. Specializing in an array of dishes of the highest quality including crab cakes, filet mignon, duck breast and mountain trout. The bar area features a fireplace and wooden bar stools. Bar also serves dinner nightly and hosts bands every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and boasts an extensive wine list.
Another owner suggestion, no trip to Blowing Rock is complete without visiting The Gamekeeper. This gourmet restaurant is off the beaten path, but serves a blend of upscale elegance and rustic charm, with a unique menu that includes perfectly prepared game plus continental and American originals. This unforgettable dining experience will include fine wines, decadent desserts and mountain-style hospitality. Please call for reservations.
Mast Farm Inn Restaurant
Experience fireside or terrace dining at The Mast Farm Inn in historic Valle Crucis. Choose from an a la carte menu featuring farm fresh, organic produce and meats presented in the style of Contemporary Regional Cuisine. Mast Farm Inn offers a choice of fine wines and beer with your dinner or with appetizers in the new Aunt Josie's Espresso and Wine Bar. Dinner schedule varies seasonally. Reservations strongly suggested.
Blowing Rock Art And History Museum
Designated in 2001 as a 501(c)3 organization, BRAHM has a growing membership base and widespread support for its mission: to promote the visual arts, history and heritage of the mountains through educational programs, exhibitions and significant permanent collections. The Board of Trustees and members of the community are currently engaged in securing the necessary funding for a Museum building for which construction will begin by 2008. Summer programs and special events, quarterly newsletters and educational trips provide benefits to all who participate.
Art In The Park
Art in the Park: A series of art and fine handcraft shows featuring juried artisans. Art in the Park features over 100 exhibitors in each of six shows May through October. Work includes: painting (oil, watercolor and acrylic), etching, stained and blown glass, basketry, wood carving and turning, clay, photography, fiber, jewelry and more. Dates for 2008 are May 17th, June 14th, July 19th, August 16th, September 13th, and October 4th. Shows are 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Satellite parking available at Tanger Shoppes on the Parkway and Food Lion Shopping Center. Free transportation on a comfortable trolley available to the downtown and art show area available from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Join the Village of Blowing Rock as we celebrate the fun side of winter at the Annual Blowing Rock Winterfest! From the Wine Auction and Live Bluegrass, to the Chili Cook-Off, Kid's Activities, and the Polar Plunge in Chetola Lake, there's something for everyone!
Blue Ridge Wive Festival
Join us for a fabulous four-day festival showcasing over 30 wineries from North Carolina and beyond. Among the many events are wine tastings, Fire on the Rock Chef’s Challenge, a patron’s gala, wine pairing seminars, amateur and professional winemakers competitions, cooking classes, a gallery stroll and winemaker’s dinners. Usually held in April, click here for more dates and times: www.blueridgewinefestival.com
Appalachian Ski Mountain
Right next to our rental, the NC High Country’s 1st Ski Area. 2 Quad Chairlifts, 1 Double Chairlift, 1 Conveyor Lift, 1 Handle Pull Lift. 10 slopes including 2 Terrain Parks. Season: Friday before Thanksgiving through the first Sunday in April. Open 7 days a week. Night skiing beginning first Friday in December. Refrigerated Outdoor Ice Arena w/ 3 sessions daily @ Noon, 2:30 & 7pm. 2200 Sets of Ski Equipment rentals, 450 Snowboard rentals, clothing rentals, & helmet rentals. Home of the French Swiss Ski College, the Southeast’s largest independent Ski School, offering daily group and private lessons & the SKIwee Children’s Program. Facilities include: 46,000 sq ft Bavarian-style base lodge is smoke-free w/ wireless internet, Restaurant, Ski Shop, Gift Shop, Nursery for Ages 1 to 4, Lockers, Video Game Room, Meeting Rooms, & 200 foot observation deck. Off season wedding receptions. Special rates for groups. Early and late season rates.
Boone Golf Club
One of the South's premier golf facilities, designed by Ellis Maples, opened in 1959 and available to the public all season-April through November. Located in a beautiful valley, just south of Boone on Fairway Drive, the course features level to gently rolling fairways, large undulating greens and breathtaking views of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains. Well stocked Pro Shop, restaurant and putting green available. Tee times are recommended and groups are welcome.
Celtic Unicorm Stables
A full service stables offering trail rides, pony rides, full boarding, English and Western lessons and summer youthriding camp. Indoor and outdoor riding rings, wash stalls and 28 stall refurbished barn. New owners open the season offering one of the area's finest equestrian services in an ambiance that combines the 60 year Yonahlossee equestrian camp and facilities with Medieval Scottish lore. The kilted and experienced owners and staff have something to offer the horse-lover in everyone.
High Mountain Expeditions
Whitewater rafting, funyaking and caving. We are proud to offer you the highest quality wilderness trips available! References upon request. Offering an entire fleet of self-bailing rafts & funyaks, state-of-the-art equipment & gear, comfortable, well-maintained vehicles, gourmet meals & professional guides that are noted for their knowledge, skills & experience. Fun for all ages & abilities!
Elk Creek Outfitters
The premier flyfishing guide service in the high country. ECO specializes in "Montana style" guided float trips for trout and smallmouth bass on seven local rivers. Also available are: flyfishing schools and casting clinics for beginner to expert, wilderness walk trips and overnights. ECO gladly supplies all "top of the line" gear for their guests.