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Address: Highway 321 South, PO Box 145, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Phone Number: 828-295-7111
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Great view

Blowing Rock has a wonderful panoramic view. It is spectacular when the leaves are turning. I also suggest visiting the town as well. This whole area is beautiful year round.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Abingdon, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The staff are very friendly. Beautiful views and a good opportunity to see the local peaks. We also got to see some birds and other critters up close.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Blowing Rock has a wonderful panoramic view. It is spectacular when the leaves are turning. I also suggest visiting the town as well. This whole area is beautiful year round.

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La Jolla, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

We did not get the great views which are clearly possible here but the staff was welcoming and the walk pleasant.

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Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

it cost seven dollars to see a small rock formation! If you done any other traveling to see rock formations, I think you will be disappointed. As you walk out of the visitor center to will go to the left and there she is. We climbed up to the top of Blowing Rock for pictures. It is a short six... More 

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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29 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

This was an amazing place to visit. It is pet friendly and an amazingly friendly staff! The views were all beautiful, interesting gift shop, story of the rock is interesting. The landscaping is great for pictures. Plenty of places to sit and enjoy.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Me and my boyfriend decided to go here bc it seemed like a cool place to go, well from the brochure it looked amazing went to the place and it was just a waist of money to see nothing but a rock and a poorly kept place around there. My advise to you is to spend your money somewhere else... More 

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Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We really only went here because we were staying at the Gideon Ridge Inn, which is super close. It's beautiful, for sure, but more like a tourist trap! Very short area to walk.

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Raleigh, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We loved seeing the Blowing Rock, but I think the admission price should be cheaper. The experience was rather short, but nice.

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York, PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Exquisite views of: the actual Blowing Rock (for which the town is named), Grandfather Mountain, Grandmother Mountain, Table Mountain, and Mount Mitchell. The valleys, rolling hills and mountains will take your breath away. Absolutely gorgeous!!! Fees are nominal: $7 for adults; $6 seniors and military; children 4-11 are $2; under 3 are free. Very reasonable in this. Expensive town. The... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

You can pay $7 per person or you can go to the Canyons restaurant down the road for the same view. I haven't been to the Canyons so I don't know which place charges the most for the view.

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