Fire on the Mountain is an annual celebration of the art of the blacksmith, held the last Saturday in April in downtown Spruce Pine on Lower Street. The event is a partnership between Spruce Pine Main Street, Penland School of Crafts, and the Toe River Arts Council. Enjoy a Master Demonstration workshop the Friday before […]
Linville Falls is by far the most popular and most photographed waterfall on the entire Blue Ridge Parkway. It’s a beautiful waterfall in the Linville Gorge Wilderness and is the perfect short leg stretcher for all ages. The visitor’s center has souvenirs so don’t miss a quick stop by for a mug, t-shirt or locally […]
Spring is here and we are filling up with folks who want to come hike the Blue Ridge Mountains. From leg stretchers to trails over 20 miles we have so many options for every age group. Want a leg stretcher on the Blue Ridge Parkway ? Try Beacon Heights located just south of Grandfather Mountain, highest peak of the Blue Ridge. Want to experience the Grand Canyon of the East? Hike in the Linville Gorge Wilderness where we have 13,000 acres of protected land right in our back yard! The Blue Ridge Mountains are a hiker & nature lover’s paradise. We know all the best trails and will be happy to guide you to the perfect place for a picnic, proposal or just an amazing Blue Ridge Mountain adventure. We are centrally located between Blowing Rock, Boone and Asheville in the heart of the Pisgah National Forest. Stay in one of our beautiful cabins or in our cottage directly on the Linville River just minutes from Linville Falls and local wineries.
Winter is over in the High Country. Flowers are beginning to bloom, the horses are coming out of their stable sand are ready to give your family a mountain adventure. Come horseback riding with us. We’ll take you through the river, you’ll see geese, turtles, ducks enjoy an adventure you’ll never forget. If you’re looking to relax and get away to a beautiful secluded cabin near Blowing Rock, Boone and Asheville, we have just the place for you. You’ll enjoy our hot tubs under the stars after a day playing in our outdoor playground all along the Blue Ridge Parkway. We have packages available to fit every budget. You can lay-a-way with just $100 down.
There’s nothing like Spring on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The High Country is home to some fabulous wineries. Appalachian State has a thriving Fermentation Science Program, and the heart of the High Country benefits from that. Nearby wineries include Linville Falls Winery, Grandfather Vineyards and the Banner Elk Winery which all have won prestigious awards and are worth a trip. Jack Wiseman, founder of […]
We enjoyed staying at Jill’s cottage! It was a great experience! A very quiet area, the river in the back was gorgeous, although it was cold it was still a great time. Her list of things to do was a gift! We visited the Biltmore, tried out the Mt View Restaurant for my birthday, it […]
Elk River Falls photograph on ice! This was a very cold day in January and for ten days straight our waterfalls were frozen. It was 13 degrees for the high temperature and it turned Elk River Falls into a Frozen Winter Wonderland! This is a short drive from our cabins on the Blue Ridge Parkway. […]
Rhapsody Falls Winter Photograph I visited Rhapsody Falls this past February. Located just outside of Asheville, North Carolina. I visited this magical winter wonderland in February where North Carolina was in the Great Southern Deep Freeze where temps did not get over 13 degrees for two weeks straight. This is not your average hike, we […]