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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 Norway spruce and pathway luminaries welcome you to America’s Largest Home® in the evening. Inside, thousands of ornaments reflect the soft glow of candles, fireplaces, […]

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 a winter wonderland for Tweetsie Christmas! Enjoy a dazzling holiday light display and holiday music during a 3-mile train ride through the Blue Ridge Mountains […]

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 September. The Charlotte couple fell in love with NC wine while touring vineyards statewide, spurring them to start their own. The name Serre rhymes with […]

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 the holiday season, you will be rewarded with a unique array of Christmas merchandise for your holiday shopping needs. One of a kind artisan crafts, […]

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 the season. While you’re here, shop for artisan crafts at the Artisan Market featuring over 50 local artisans, roast marshmallows around the campfire, and enjoy […]

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