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Local Area Activities



In the High Country, there are countless activities that attract all crowds!


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Appalachian State University Mountaineers Click here for Schedule and Tickets!

Image result for horseback riding banner elk stablesHorseback Riding for the entire family at Banner Elk Stables, open year round!

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Experience the High Country from 300 feet about the valley as you fly across their exhilarating 1600 foot line, Big Mama! Call Sky Valley Zip Tours for more info.

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Grab your ski’s or snowboards! Spend the day at Beech or Sugar Mountain Resorts for a fun filled day!

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Edge of the World Whitewater Rafting, Rock Climbing and Rappelling! Located in Banner Elk, NC!

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Grandfather Mountain Hiking!

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Foscoe Fishing Company. Orvis Endorsed Flyfishing Outfitter and Guide Service in North Carolina’s High Country!

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Tweetsie Railroad Theme Park! Grab the kids for a fun experience!

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High Country Polaris – ATV & Side-by-Side rentals. Located in Newland, NC. Will deliver!

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Up for 9 or 18 holes of Golf? There are two beautiful public gold courses in our area: Sugar Mountain Golf Course and Mountain Glen Golf Course!

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Come explore the splendor and wonders nature created “inside a mountain” at the Linville Caverns! Located in Marion, NC!

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Rock Dimensions in Boone, NC! Activities include Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Caving, Ropes / Challenge Course and a Climbing Tower.

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Since 1978, Wahoo’s has offered the highest quality outdoor adventure experiences available east of the Rocky Mountains.

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Come by the farm year round to shop or take a tour and meet the animals! Located in Banner Elk!

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Appalachian Mountain Brewery, located in Boone, NC!

Image result for docs rocks gem mineDoc’s Rocks Gem Mine, located in Blowing Rock, NC.


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Valle Crucis Mast General Store. A must see!