Rising more than a mile high, surrounded by the gentle mist of low-hanging clouds, Mount Mitchell State Park is one of these extraordinary places. In the crest of the timeworn Black Mountains lies the summit of Mount Mitchell, at an elevation 6,684 feet it is the highest point east of the Mississippi. For those who ascend this mighty peak, what looms in the horizon is a feast for the eyes—breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, rolling ridges and fertile valleys. Forested and forever misty, 1,946-acre Mount Mitchell State Park will provide you with some of the most tranquil moments you’ll ever experience. (828) 675-4611
One of the Nation’s Oldest Revolutionary War Drama
The Horn in the West drama is located in the heart of Boone, North Carolina in one of the most beautiful outdoor theatres in the country. This adventure, from our nation’s heritage, has offered thrilling outdoor entertainment to generations of Americans since it premiered in 1952. It portrays the lives of pioneers who braved the wilderness to settle in the Blue Ridge Mountains seeking freedom from British tyranny. 1 (828) 264-2120
The Blowing Rock, North Carolina’s oldest travel attraction since 1933, is an immense cliff 4,000 feet above sea level overhanging Johns River Gorge 3,000 feet below. Open all year weather permitting in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. This immense cliff hanging 3,000 feet over the John’s River Gorge, where gravity appears to be reversed, causes objects to fall up! (828) 295-7111
We are wheelchair accessible. ~ Pets on a leash are welcome.