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Rainy days activities.

Dexter, Missouri
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Rainy days activities.

DH and I are staying in Banner Elk this week and there's a pretty good chance of rain for the next few days. We have spent today just relaxing at our cabin, but would like to get out tomorrow. Just wondering if anyone had any ideas for things to do if rainy? Thank you for any ideas.

Port Orange, Florida
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1. Re: Rainy days activities.

Might like gem mining (most are covered), antiquing, or visiting the local wineries for a wine tasting.

Have fun either way!

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2. Re: Rainy days activities.

It can be kind of miserable riding around but you might check out the Mast General Store in Valle Cruces or go up to Blowing Rock to do some shopping and maybe check out the new Blowing Rock Art & History Museum.

Even though you might miss the mile high bridge and best part of the BRP, grandfather Mountain still has the animals and the museum/ visitor center

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3. Re: Rainy days activities.

If you're adventurous you can go caving. It's always the same inside a cave, cool, too. Linville Caverns is not too far away or you could go with a tour outfitters. There are several around.

You could visit Cone Manor if you like crafts (turned wood bowls, jewelry, etc). Many other arts and crafts galleries, too.

Lots of cute shops. Check out the Blowing Rock area.

Go to the Mast General Store in Valle Crucis (the original is our fave, but the annex is good too).

Also, there's always a chance of rain in the mountains, but when it's raining on one side of Grandfather that does not mean it's raining on the other side, so go ahead and try some of the things you're interested in and it may not be raining there.

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