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Address: Highway 321 South, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Phone Number: 828-295-7111
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Nice place to visit

It was a nice place to visit but not sure I would go more than once. Maybe in the fall to see the leaves. The staff were so great! You should get ice cream. It was excellent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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bristol
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Lakeville, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The views were great but the cost for a walk that took less then 25 minutes was not worth it. Ok if your in town but would not travel for it. Grandfather much better but also not cheap.

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bristol
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73 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a nice place to visit but not sure I would go more than once. Maybe in the fall to see the leaves. The staff were so great! You should get ice cream. It was excellent for a great price.

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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a nice place to see, but not a have to see, in my opinion. I would go in the aftermath after the fog has burned off. We spent about an hour there.

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Dunedin, Florida
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67 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The two main attractions in this area. Grandfather is well worth the trip despite the steep entrance fee. You could spend a day here and be sure to take a picnic. The kids will love it. Blowing Rock....fantastic views boy that's about it for another fee.

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South Elgin, Illinois
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36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So beautiful and peaceful even with fog over us, the gardens were so pretty and bright against the foggy day

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Orlando, Florida
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58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice overlook and fable. We drove quite a way to get there, but was glad we did. Great view up there, with a nice breeze! Great gift shop too. Good for all ages.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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197 reviews
149 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For us, this attraction was somewhat disappointing, having expected the "blowing rock" to be larger and more impressive. We found the site to be reminiscent of the simpler tourist attractions we visited as children back in the '40's and '50's. However, we were impressed with the views, which were spectacular, and strolling the gravel paths from one viewpoint to another... More 

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome views from The Blowing Rock, clear days you can see to Charlotte! You can also learn the Indian Fable that gave Blowing Rock its name. Nice snack bar and gift shop as well.

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Glennville, Georgia
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154 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small park but with great views. Not any real hiking trails. Good for a one time experience though.Gift store, art gallery. Staff was friendly and easy parking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy short walk to the lookouts. Nice breeze and you can enjoy the beautiful countryside. This is fun for the whole family. Also pet friendly.

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