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The Blowing Rock

Highway 321 South, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
+1 828-295-7111
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Much ado about nothing...

Well seriously....I am baffled as to why this would be something you PAY to see. It's just a rock... read more

Reviewed today
Anonymous081
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Orlando, Florida
Fun Visit: Must do for NC!

I havent been here in 20 years but went yesterday! It was a lot of fun and I love the cats... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kimberly B
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“gift shop” (116 reviews)
“photo gallery” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
Highway 321 South, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
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+1 828-295-7111
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"gift shop"
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"observation deck"
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"photo gallery"
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Reviewed today

Well seriously....I am baffled as to why this would be something you PAY to see. It's just a rock, not unlike the thousands of others you see all over the area (the photos are taken from an angle that make it look larger). We all...More

Thank Anonymous081
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I havent been here in 20 years but went yesterday! It was a lot of fun and I love the cats wondering around. There should be more here though to look at and do.... but beautiful views and walkways.

Thank Kimberly B
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Was a windy day, but amazing views! It was a clear day too so it made for amazing views and great pictures!

Thank Jesselyn_Nicole
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place offered awesome views and beautiful flowers. I expected a lot more out of the rock tho.lol

Thank Alicia H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubs is a veteran and we both got in for the "military" rate. That's pretty cool. We spent maybe 45 minutes there. It was a clear day and the views were nice. Definitely didn't have the "blowing rock" effect, as the wind was not favorable.

Thank mf0ster17
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was neat to see the Blowing Rock. It was all easily accessible and fun for two teenage girls... especially the cat!

Thank Katie K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty but if you are not a heights person don't think about it. Very scary felling looking down. But the town has so much charm

1  Thank Misty M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were amazed at the bridge, its a beautiful walk and not to hard, you can take a bus down to the beginning if steps are to hard for you

Thank leannamtucker
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

After visiting the town of Blowing Rock several times (on our goal to cover the entire length of the Blue Ridge Parkway) and loving it, we knew it was time to see THE Blowing Rock for which the town was named. The real Blowing Rock...More

1  Thank Paula C
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Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Right off the blue ridge in blowing rock. Stunning view. Worth the drive. There is a hiking trail right at the blowing rock overlook pull off. The kids enjoyed the view but I’m sure is adults enjoyed it more. Breathtaking

Thank Crystal W
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Steven C
February 23, 2018|
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Response from slynetlewis | Reviewed this property |
It's for upkeep of the grounds and area around the rock itself. Fo example, when we visited in December, it was very snowy and icy. They had used part of the money from our payment to salt and clear the walkways and the road... More
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thadperry
September 4, 2016|
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Response from 16pamelal | Reviewed this property |
No but there is a discount for those older citizens
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