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Address: Highway 321 South, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Phone Number: 828-295-7111
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I'm glad we went....but once was enough...and it was a great story about how the area got it's name.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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Burgess, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Exceptional vistas…the rock formations were very unusual…There was a good tourist shop too. From clothes, cups, jewelry cowboy hats, etc.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Stunning view but it's. $7 for adults. I'm thinking lower the price a little. You could see this in about 20 minutes.

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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47 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I'm glad we went....but once was enough...and it was a great story about how the area got it's name.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

There is a small fee to get in. The mountain view is nice, but visible from just about any other place. There is a small trail, and an overlook. It's small and shouldn't take long to see everything. Worth it? Sure.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Not much to see. I was a little disappointed. It took u about 30 minutes to walk around and see the views.

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Springfield
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53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We had to drive through many miles of winding road to see The Blowing Rock. However you can see all place in 15 minutes. There garden is tiny, and the waterfall is very small and probably artificial.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Yeah, it's a tourist trap and there isn't really all that much too it, but the views are pretty spectacular and the price is very reasonable. Great picnic spot.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We have been to Blowing Rock many times over many years and yet it dawned on us that we had never actually been to a the Blowing Rock. The trail is short and easy to navigate but offers nicely manicured gardens and a well constructed viewing platform with incredible views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

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NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Took the ride off the Blue Ridge Parkway to see The Blowing Rock. There is a short trail and some great views, but it's pretty small, and the views are probably what you see along the parkway. So if you're doing the parkway, I'm not sure it's really worth the detour or paying for.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This was my first visit here and it was very enjoyable. They have done many things through the years to enhance it (per my Mom) and it is all tastefully done. The scenery is remarkable. Try to visit on a clear day and you can see for a long distance.

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