Hwy 221, Linville North Carolina
828-733-4337 Toll Free: 800-468-7325
Grandfather Mountain, highest peak in the Blue Ridge, is the only private park in the world designated by the UNESCO as an International Biosphere Reserve. Considered the most biologically diverse mountain in eastern North America. Visitors can drive to the crest, and along the way enjoy spectacular scenery, endless vistas and intriguing rock formations. Then, upon reaching one mile in elevation, guests can take an adventurous walk across the Mile High Swinging Bridge. At Grandfather Mountain you can photograph bears, river otters, panthers, deer, and eagles in spacious natural wildlife habitats; browse through a nature museum that celebrates the natural history of the region; and see original nature movies about the mountain. Visitors can dine in the restaurant or plan on picnicking at any of a hundred roadside tables. Then set out for adventure on 13 miles of the South's best alpine hiking trails.
(Marshall) Bend Of Ivy Lodge
(Blowing Rock) Blowing Rock
(Linville) Grandfather Mountain
(Marion) Linville Caverns
(Blowing Rock) Mystery Hill
(West Jefferson) Spirit Winds Ranch
10/14 Coming to The Linville area
Taste of Toccoa Toccoa GA April5 Northeast Georgia's premier dining event, A Taste of Toccoa features sample-sized portions of the most popular dishes from Toccoa's best restaurants and caterers. Garnish with live music, entertainment, shopping, and activities, and you have a fun-filled event the whole family will enjoy.
Celebrate Clayton Clayton GA April27-28 Celebrate Clayton is an Arts, Music, Crafts and Gardening event for all ages, with mouth-watering food and a super kids program. Set in the spectacular North Georgia Mountains Celebrate Clayton is held annually the last weekend in April.
Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival Pineville KY May23 The Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival is one of Kentucky's oldest festivals, finding its start in 1931.
Mountain Laurel Festival Clarkesville GA May23-26 The Mountain Laurel Festival is a fun, hometown event that sees about 5000 people each year.
Georgia Mountian Fair Hiawassee GA July19-28 Thousands of visitors from across the region have experienced the excitement and nostalgia that the event has to offer. With first class musical performances, fun carnival rides, unique attractions and a glimpse into North Georgia's rich history and culture, the Fair provides something for every member of the family.
Dillard Bluegrass and Barbeque Festival Dillard GA August2-3 The Dillard Barbecue and Bluegrass Festival started in 1997 and has grown to what it is today through the hard work, dedication, and efforts of many volunteers and BBQ enthusiasts from around the country.