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“Nice Tourist Stop - Great Views”
Review of The Blowing Rock

The Blowing Rock
Mount Airy, Maryland
Level 6 Contributor
135 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Nice Tourist Stop - Great Views”
Reviewed August 19, 2014

Wanted to take some souvenirs to some friends and had never stopped at the Blowing Rock. The views are fabulous, and I got few souvenirs. Mission accomplished.

Visited August 2014
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful Views”
Reviewed August 17, 2014

This was our first stop in North Carolina and we just loved reading the myth of Blowing Rock and looking out as far as we could see.

Visited August 2014
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SAYREVILLE
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Fantastic scenery...”
Reviewed August 15, 2014

Breathtaking views of the Blueridge Mountains. Absolutely gorgeous. Must see place. Then proceed to the town and you'll find beautiful gift shops and restaurants and walk around the quaint little town. Fantastic place.

Visited August 2014
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Quick Visit”
Reviewed August 12, 2014

You can make this a long visit or a short one just to see The Rock. The views are spectacular. The walk to the rock is about a minute from the welcome center and it is easy for ALL ages.

Visited August 2014
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Missouri
Level 6 Contributor
118 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Nothing too exciting”
Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

I would definitely go to say I went and saw it, but it's only good for a one time visit. The story and concept is cool if you like tall tales. The rock was cool to climb up on and get a good photo. The garden part was sad. It cost $7 per person to get in and we were out of there within 15 minutes. $7 is too much to charge to get in. If it was 3-5$ that would be more reasonable.

Visited August 2014
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