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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Season Begins: Cut Your Own Christmas Tree at Ralph’s Christmas Trees!

Ralph's Christmas Tree Farm 809 Bradley Lane, Vesuvius

Ralph’s Christmas Trees in Vesuvius: 540-377-9490/540-809-4670 Directions: 809 Bradley Lane (Route 685), Vesuvius, VA 24483. Farm located approximately 2 miles west of Montebello, near intersection of Route 56 and Blue […]


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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

Intro to Rock Climbing

Our Intro Rock Climbing days are a great way to spend time with your family, significant other, or to just go on a new adventure. Designed for anyone who wants […]

Big Walker Lookout Meet the Author: Kim Headlee

Big Walker Lookout 8711 Stoney Fork Rd, Wytheville

Big Walker Lookout continues our 2020 "Meet the Author" series as we welcome local author Kim Headlee to several book signings this summer.  Come out and meet this terrific local author […]

Live Music at Valley Road Vineyards

Valley Road Vineyards 9264 Critzers Shop Rd, Afton

Extend your Thanksgiving Celebration with wine and super-talented local musician Brian Franke! Enjoy Live music and gorgeous mountain views at Valley Road Vineyards. Welcome to SIP, our tasting room conveniently located […]

Making Grayson Glow

Independence Town Park 123 S Independence Ave, Independence

The MAKING GRAYSON GLOW Second Annual Christmas Tree Lighting is 5pm Sat., Nov. 28 at Independence Town Park in Independence, VA. Anna Mertson, a musical artist from Pilot Mountain, will […]