Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster has opened in the North Carolina mountains, offering thrill rides for all ages on a Banner Elk mountainside. Each run on NC's first alpine coaster includes three circular loops, a series of waves and lots of twists. Riders use hand brakes to control speeds, which can reach 27 miles per hour. […]
For nights now through September 30, 2020, Montfair offers 15% off all cottage rates for your perfect vacation near the Shenandoah National Park and Blue Ridge Parkway! Call 434-823-5202 or book online today! Enjoy comfortable cedar vacation cottages with full kitchens to craft your own homemade meals, onsite easily accessible nature trails, biking, canoeing and […]
A new vineyard brings a touch of the Old World to a 67-acre ridgetop setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Stone Ashe Vineyard opened July 17 with five wines and 13 acres of vines framed by mountain vistas. Floor-to-ceiling windows in the tasting room offer panoramic views of several peaks, including Bearwallow, Sugarloaf and Bald […]
Come out and enjoy a little wine, a little food, a little music, a little yoga and a lot of nature. Our seating is almost entirely outdoors, so you can enjoy the views while being socially responsible. Feel free to bring your own chairs and blankets so you can really spread out. Live music every […]
This adventure features 2 of our most popular courses (Intro to Rappelling and Waterfall Rappelling), taught in one day at a beautiful waterfall! Expect a full day trip! Most people only get to experience waterfalls from either above, below or from afar. NC Outdoor Adventures brings you the chance to experience a waterfall from within. During […]
Enjoy $2 oysters and a glass of wine every Thursday from 3-5pm at 12 Ridges Vineyard!
Music & Munchies with Chef Troy Sheller ft. the Anthony Wayne Vibe Duo
Virginia's oldest privately owned scenic attraction: Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store is celebrating over 70 years in business. It has been owned and operated by the same family and features more than 25 local artisans, crafters, and musicians that demonstrate their talents each weekend from May through October. Local authors do book signings […]
If climbing up a cliff isn’t for you... perhaps rappelling down a cliff is! Rappelling is a fun and exhilarating wilderness adventure, tame enough for families new to the outdoors, and exciting enough to never be forgotten. An intro rappelling day can be customized for anyone, from those with no experience to those seeking larger […]
Big Walker Lookout continues the 2020 "Meet the Author" series with a warm welcome to local author Sheryl Greynolds! Books will be available for purchase on site. Come out and meet this terrific local author, and enjoy this fun event with us!! Virginia's oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store, has […]
Music & Munchies: Out of the Weeds and Chef David Dunlap
Big Walker Lookout welcomes Brush Creek Gospel to play on the front porch this Summer! Come up and listen to the gospel music! All Mountain Top Music concerts are free to the public. The performers donate their time and talent for our enjoyment so tips and donations are accepted and encouraged. CDs are available for […]
Summer concerts will occur at the Blue Ridge Music Center with a variety of toe-tapping artists. Advance tickets will not be sold. Tickets will be available the night of the show at the Blue Ridge Music Center. Visit the BRMC website for concert details including artist and price.
While there is so much to be gained from living in a small rural community, there is also a down side: a lack of things to do and a lack of night life. In 2020, NC Outdoor Adventures will start hosting “Movie Nights at the Farm”. We will project outdoor recreation films and movies onto […]
Music & Munchies: Chef Troy, Sliced. Cake Bar and the Jason Burke Duo
Big Walker Lookout welcomes back Tom Roush to play on the front porch this Summer! Come up and listen to his Americana and Folk music! Virginia's oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store, has been owned and operated by the same family for over 70 years. It features more than […]