The High Country offers four complete seasons with cool summers, glorious colorful falls, ski resorts, challenging mountain golf courses, and the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway. The quality of life here can be energetic, culturally rich, or simply tranquil depending on what you seek. Activities range from hiking, golf, shopping, and top-rated dining. The rich mountain heritage and culture is enhanced by a vibrant fine and performing arts community that offers a wide variety of events and festivals. Browse through our blog to learn more about local happenings!
Here are just a few accolades for our area:
• Forbes named us one of the BEST places to retire in 2018. Check it out here!
• Blowing Rock named prettiest small town in NC, prettiest winter town, and one of the nicest main streets in the US.
Check out the primary counties in our High Country area: