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Rockfish Hawk Watch on Afton Mountain

Inn at Afton 10273 Rockfish Valley Hwy, Afton

Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch on Afton Mountain. 10AM to 3PM. Each fall over 20,000 raptors migrate through Rockfish Gap, and we count them all! Come join us as we witness […]


Christmas at Biltmore

Biltmore Estate 1 Lodge St, Asheville

A daytime visit to Biltmore is a feast for the senses, featuring wreaths, garlands, and the sparkle of thousands of ornaments, from Biltmore House to Antler Hill Village! A majestic […]

Tweetsie Christmas

Tweetsie Railroad 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

Tweetsie Railroad will be open 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. on select evenings for Tweetsie Christmas from November 13 - December 31. Celebrate the holiday season as Tweetsie Railroad transforms into […]

New Yadkin Valley vineyard showcases wine, views and sunsets

Serre Vineyards 364 Beast Trail, Mt. Airy

A new vineyard in the Yadkin Valley showcases wine, mountain views and sunsets on 70 acres bordering the Fisher River. Melissa Hayes and husband, Christian Krobisch, opened Serre Vineyards in […]

Explore Park’s Christmas Market

Roanoke County's Explore Park 56 Roanoke River Pkwy, Roanoke

Beginning on November 20, 2020 and continuing through January 2, 2021, you can visit Roanoke County’s Explore Park gift shop, located at milepost 115 off the Blue Ridge Parkway. During […]

Illuminights Explore Park’s Winter Walk of Lights

Roanoke County's Explore Park 56 Roanoke River Pkwy, Roanoke

Explore your holiday spirit through a unique experience featuring over 500,000 lights, dazzling features and memorable moments. Stroll our half-mile wooded path while taking in the sights and sounds of […]

discount for purchasing tickets in advance

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

NC Arboretum 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville

Experience Asheville’s BRIGHTEST holiday tradition at Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum. This year, guests are invited to take a dreamy ride through the Arboretum’s enchanted forest and attend Winter Lights safely within […]

Cut-Your-Own Christmas Trees at 12 Ridges!

Skylark Nature Preserve 24981 Blue Ridge Pkwy, Raphine

12 Ridges Winery: We sell Christmas trees from Nov 21-Dec 19, every Fri, Sat, & Sun from 10-4pm. We invite families and groups alike to come out together to select […]

Bedford Festival of Trees

Bedford, VA 816 Burks Hill Rd, Bedford

Outdoor attractions and scenic beauty make Destination Bedford the ideal place for a fall or winter getaway! From the magnificent Peaks of Otter along the Blue Ridge Parkway to the […]

A Mountain Christmas Trail of Lights

A Mountain Christmas Trail of Lights includes both homes and businesses along over 15 miles of roads from the Blue Ridge Parkway in Spruce Pine to Bakersville and beyond, from […]


Winchester Winterland Events

Winchester, VA Winchester

Charming and historic Winchester, VA invites you to come and celebrate the season safely, joyously, and without compromise in the stunning Shenandoah Valley. Experience quaint holiday shopping at the boutiques […]