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Surry County, located in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge foothills, includes four charming towns: Dobson, Elkin, Mount Airy and Pilot Mountain. Home to 16+ Yadkin Valley wineries and the ever-growing Surry County Wine Trail, Andy Griffith’s hometown and inspiration for Mayberry, Segment 6 of the Mountains-to-Sea hiking trail, and 100… Read More
The Orchard at Altapass is a 100-year-old non-profit apple orchard located just off the Parkway at Milepost 328.3 featuring heirloom apples, family fun, bee habitat, U-Pick, storytelling, “heyrides,” weekend free music, heritage information, & spectacular views. Hand-scooped ice cream, hot apple pie, homemade fudge, gifts, & jarred goodies are… Read More
July 28 Program: The Battle of Bunker Hill: Prelude to Independence By Gregory Ehr On Thursday, July 28 at 2:00 p.m., Jeff Brewer, a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, will present the free program “The Battle of Bunker Hill: Prelude to Independence.” The presentation will… Read More
The Blowing Rock – North Carolina’s oldest Travel Attraction providing breathtaking views 4,090 feet above John’s River Gorge. Prevailing winds return light objects thrown over the void. Visit us on Highway 321 South in Blowing Rock, NC for your iconic photo. Available for weddings and special events. www.theblowingrock.com. Read More
The Crooked Road – Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail. Visit the place where America’s Music was born…and lives on. Experience firsthand how music is woven into the rich tapestry of tradition in Southwest Virginia along a 330 mile driving trail that connects nine Major Venues and over 60 Affiliated Venues… Read More
Since 1892, The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant in Chimney Rock, NC has delighted weary guests with the soothing sounds of The Rocky Broad River, breathtaking views of The Blue Ridge Mountains, and the comforts of Southern-style dining with warm hospitality. Our calming Chimney Rock cabin rentals find the perfect… Read More
By Mike Bazinet Marjorie K. Eastman, author of The Frontline Generation: How We Served Post 9/11, will speak on April 29 at the Transylvania County Library, 212 South Gaston St., Brevard, presented by the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas. Eastman’s talk is scheduled for 2 p.m. in the library’s… Read More
At The Horton Hotel, Boone’s first boutique hotel and rooftop bar, indulge with custom wood furniture & bedding, experience views, socialize at the cocktail lounge and share small plates at the only downtown luxury hotel. Featuring 15 rooms with two luxurious suites overlooking King… Read More
The Liberty Trust is a 54-room boutique, historic hotel located in the heart of downtown Roanoke, Virginia. With custom-made furnishings, top-quality detailing and finishes, and upscale amenities, the hotel’s design is significantly inspired by its original standing as the former historic First National Bank headquarters that was constructed in… Read More
Guests have been staying at The Omni Grove Park Inn  in Asheville, NC for over a century. The historic resort, set atop Sunset Mountain, offers world-class guest services and amenities, including spa, dining, & golf, aimed to pamper guests of all ages. Come for relaxation, rejuvenation or to breathe… Read More