Links to area places of interest

Winter Sports, Hiking, Scenic Tours

Special Interests

The Orchard at Altapass:  http://altapassorchard.org/

Sugar Plum Farms:  Choose and Cut Christmas Trees:  http://www.sugarplumfarms.com/choose&cut.htm

Penland School of Crafts:  www.penland.org

Penland Gallery:  www.penland.org/gallery

Crossnore Weavers and Gallery:  https://www.crossnore.org/weaving-room/

Southern Highland Craft Guild:  https://www.southernhighlandguild.org/

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games:  http://www.gmhg.org/homepage.shtml

Blue Ridge Music Center:  http://www.blueridgemusiccenter.org/

Biltmore:  http://www.biltmore.com/

Museum of NC Minerals:  http://www.blueridgeheritage.com/attractions-destinations/museum-of-north-carolina-minerals

Fly Fishing Guide

The one, the only, Bob Ivins of:

Mountain Troutfitters Fly Fishing

www.mountaintroutfitters.com

828-387-6534


Local Restaurants

Mountain  View:  Spruce Pine  

Western Sizzlin:  Spruce Pine

Tropical Grille:  Spruce Pine

DT''s Blue Ridge Java:  Spruce Pine

El Ranchero:  Spruce Pine

Fabio's Italian:  Newland

Puerto Nuevo:  Newland (next to Fabio's)

The Italian Restaurant:  Pineola

Banner Elk Cafe:  Banner Elk

Bella's Cafe:  Banner Elk

Stonewalls Restaurant:  Banner Elk

Famous Louise's Rock House:  Linville Falls


Attractions

Tweetsie Railroad and Wild West Theme Park Adventure:  https://tweetsie.com/

Land of Oz:  https://www.landofoznc.com/

Linville Caverns:  http://www.linvillecaverns.com/

Emerald Village, Little Switzerland, NC  http://www.emeraldvillage.com/

Gem Mountain, Gemstone Mine:  https://gemmountain.com/

Rhododendron festival, Roan Mtn, TN  http://www.roanmountain.com/rhododendron-festival/

Wooly Worm Festival, Banner Elk, NC  http://www.woollyworm.com/

Mystery Hill:  https://www.mysteryhill-nc.com/

Doc Rock's Gem Mine and Appalachian Fossil Museum:  http://www.docsrocks.net/

Mast General Store:  https://www.mastgeneralstore.com/cms/index.cfm/visit/visit-boone/