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Blowing Rock
Named "the only place in the world where snow falls upside down" by Ripley's-Believe-It-Or-Not, the legendary Blowing Rock geological formation has been attracting visitors to its corner of North Carolina since 1933. The accompanying mountain village of Blowing Rock sits 4,000 feet above sea level along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway. The winter brings enough snow to the nearby Blue Ridge Mountain peaks that it is possible to ski the south, staying over at one of Blowing Rocks charming B&Bs.

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Vx3 Trail Rides
Vx3 Trail Rides
Owner description: See the North Carolina mountains like never before! Enjoy customized horseback riding with experienced trail guide Tim Vines. 2 to 4 hour rides on trustworthy horses with easy... more Owner description: See the North Carolina mountains like never before! Enjoy customized horseback riding with experienced trail guide Tim Vines. 2 to 4 hour rides on trustworthy horses with easy trails in and around Blowing Rock NC. Reservations required. less
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Moses H. Cone Memorial Park
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park
The home and grounds of textile manufacturer Moses Cone.
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Equestrian Trails
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Julian Price Park
Julian Price Park
Attraction type: State Parks
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Glen Burney Trail
Glen Burney Trail
Attraction type: Trails
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Tweetsie Railroad
Tweetsie Railroad
Owner description: As North Carolina’s original family theme park, Tweetsie Railroad is a unique attraction that allows children and families to explore their imaginations and a whole lot more. Be a... more Owner description: As North Carolina’s original family theme park, Tweetsie Railroad is a unique attraction that allows children and families to explore their imaginations and a whole lot more. Be a cowboy, cowgirl or an engineer. Shop along Main Street, pan for gold, or visit the animals in the Deer Park. Tweetsie has amusement rides for all ages and live entertainment throughout the park. And, of course, hop aboard our historic train for a fun-filled three-mile Wild West journey through the scenic mountains. Located in Blowing Rock, NC. less
Attraction type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

The Restaurant at Gideon Ridge
The Restaurant at Gideon Ridge
Ranked #1 of 41 restaurants in Blowing Rock
Price: $25 - $50
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations
Bald Guy Brew of Blowing Rock
Bald Guy Brew of Blowing Rock
Ranked #2 of 41 restaurants in Blowing Rock
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Healthy, Ice Cream
Village Cafe
Village Cafe
Ranked #3 of 41 restaurants in Blowing Rock
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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Kilwin's
Ranked #4 of 41 restaurants in Blowing Rock
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Bistro Roca
Bistro Roca
Ranked #5 of 41 restaurants in Blowing Rock
Price:
Cuisines: French, Mediterranean, Pizza, Bistro
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Homestead Inn
Homestead Inn
$100 - $111
Ranked #2 of 13 Blowing Rock B&B and Inns
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Alpine Village Inn
Alpine Village Inn
$100 - $101
Ranked #3 of 13 Blowing Rock B&B and Inns
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Mountainaire Inn and Log Cabins
Mountainaire Inn and Log Cabins
$69 - $300
Ranked #1 of 14 hotels in Blowing Rock

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Gideon Ridge Inn
Gideon Ridge Inn
$160 - $335
Ranked #1 of 13 Blowing Rock B&B and Inns
The New Public House & Hotel
The New Public House & Hotel
$168 - $252
Ranked #4 of 13 Blowing Rock B&B and Inns
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Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock
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Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock
$123 - $170
Ranked #3 of 14 hotels in Blowing Rock
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