The Orchard at Altapass
Blue Ridge Parkway
Mount Mitchell State Park
Museum of North Carolina Minerals
Visitor Center featuring a unique sample of the more than 300 varieties of North Carolina rocks and minerals. Numerous gemstones, such as ruby, aquamarine, and emerald are shown in both rough and polished states. Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce Office. Restrooms. Open year round.
RoanMountain Enjoy the beautiful Rhododendron Gardens and scenic views. Located north of the village of Bakersville, NC.
Young's Mountain Music
Local musicians bring you the area's best country & bluegrass music, clogging and two-step dancing. A great mountain tradition for the whole family.
Hiking and Scenic Drives
Mount Mitchell www.ils.unc.edu/parkproject/visit/momi/home.html
Linville Gorge www.northcarolinaoutdoors.com
Blue Ridge Parkway www.nps.gov/blri/
More hiking information and photo gallery:
Grassy Creek Golf Course
Just a short drive from Little Switzerland, Grassy Creek Golf and Country Club in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, offers mountain golf in the picturesque setting of Western North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Week Days: $44.00 Cart and Green Fees
Phone: 828-765-2353Gem Mining
P.O. Box 98
Western North Carolina On The Fly - a guide to flyfishing the mountains of WNC. Website contains resources for planning fishing trips and guided tours.
Located in Asheville, North Carolina, M.R. Motorcycle sells and services Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha Motorcycles and ATV's. Parts and accessories also available. Rent a motorcycle and go riding along the gorgeous Blue Ridge Parkway.
Penland School of Crafts
Take a tour of the Penland School of Crafts or visit the gallery.
Tweetsie Railroad www.tweetsie.com
Visit the largest privately owned home in America. www.biltmore.com