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Grandfather Mountain, Avery County

Avery County, North Carolina, located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains welcomes fun-seekers of all ages. While visiting, experience our four distinct seasons in an area that offers true Southern hospitality. And, we’re home of the Official Woolly Worm Festival of North Carolina, one of the top 10 fall festivals in the region. Open Monday-Friday from 10-4, online at or call (800) 972-2183.

4501 Tynecastle Highway Unit 2
Banner Elk, NC 28604
Exit at Milepost 305.1, 308.9