North Carolina mountains

Explore our small towns nestled in the mountains in western North Carolina, filled with historic buildings with a mix of longtime family operated stores and restaurants, along with new galleries and trendy shops.

- Photo of Grove Park Inn. Asheville, North Carolina


Explore a wilderness trail or paddle a pristine river. Enjoy the latest in canopy tours and zip line experiences. Take a vineyard or brewery tour and taste the latest from our area's winemakers and brewmasters.

Very little is needed to make a happy life. Its all within your way of thinking - Marcus Aurelius

See & Do in the Mountains of NC

Discover for yourself all there is to see and do. From our iconic landmarks to the favorite spot of the locals.

  Address : 129 Mystery Hill Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
  Hours: June-August 9 am- 8 pm; September-May 9 am- 5 pm.
  Seasons: Year Round
  Phone: (828) 262-3292

  Visit Website: Launch Site

A self-guided tour of four fun-filled areas. The Mystery House offers the challenge of a gravity room: Stand at a 45-degree angle and perform several experiments.

Youth Outreach Skating Rink
Region: Mountains 

  Address : 498 Beaver Creek School Rd.
West Jefferson, NC 28694
  Hours: Fri, Sat 5 - 10pm, Sundays 5 - 7pm
  Seasons: Year Round
  Phone: (336) 246-3232

  Visit Website: Launch Site

Fun for the entire family; we provide skating, video arcades, air hockey, pool table, snack bar and much more!

Upstairs Artspace
Region: Mountains 

  Address : 49 South Trade Street
Tryon, NC 28782
  Hours: Tuesday - Saturday
  Seasons: Year Round
  Phone: (828) 859-2828

  Visit Website: Launch Site

Upstairs Artspace is a contemporary arts institution specializing in fine art and craft by emerging and established artists primarily from the Southeast.