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Sept. 25, 2019

High Country Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes

The High Country is the perfect place for fall festivities! Check out a few of our favorite pumpkin patches, corn mazes and farms to explore on a crisp fall day.



Harvest Farm

Valle Crucis

Pick a pumpkin, take a hay ride, and get lost in the 7 acre ...

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Sept. 11, 2019

High Country Fall Events

Fall is upon us here in the NC High Country! Known for our spectacular fall colors, we also offer lots of fun activities and festivals. Check out some of our favorite fall events! 

Ghost Train

September 20th - October 26th, 2019
Tweetsie Railroad

Head to Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock ...

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Sept. 9, 2019

High Country Fall Color

As the High Country segues from summer to fall, vibrant autumnal colors start to sweep through the mountains. The High Country of North Carolina offers beautiful fall foliage and one of the longest autumn color seasons in the country. We’ve put together a guide to help you track the foliage ...

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May 14, 2019

Summer Events in the High Country


We are never in a shortage of things to do here in the High Country of NC.  In addition to the events below there are Farmer's Markets, Hikes, Spas and More.  If you are planning a visit, we at the Leslie Eason ...

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April 30, 2019

SAVOR Blowing Rock 2019--THIS WEEKEND

Savor Blowing Rock is known as one of the High Country's premier wine and food festivals. The annual celebration of food and drinks is returning to Blowing Rock, and will be held Thursday, May 2nd through Sunday, May 5th.



The 2019 edition of SAVOR Blowing Rock includes ...

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April 9, 2019

High Country Resorts and Spas

Resorts and Spas in the High Country

The High Country is home to acclaimed resorts and spas that have received national and international awards and recognition. Treat yourself to a  luxurious mountain experience with a visit to one of our lovely resorts.


The Art of Living Retreat Center

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March 8, 2019

Vacation Rental Investment Properties: A Large Part of our High Country Market

Are you thinking about buying a second home, but are worried about the expenses? Many buyers decide that they would like a second home they can also rent.

Are you looking for a good Real Estate investment and do not know how to choose?



A large percentage of ...

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March 5, 2019

Spring Events in the NC High Country

Even the quietest season of the year in our North Carolina Mountains is filled with activities. The changing of the Seasons is a big deal here, with the prolonged transition from snowy winter to green spring. Take a look at some of the great traditions we have in store.

Boone ...

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Feb. 5, 2019

The Horton Hotel: A Boutique Hotel Experience in Boone, NC

A Hip New Hotel is Coming to Downtown Boone, N.C. 

The Horton Hotel is soon to be open directly across from Mast General Store in downtown Boone. Bringing an elegant and fun new twist to the Boone hospitality industry, the Horton is equipped with 15 uniquely decorated guest ...

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Dec. 10, 2018

Skiing in the NC High Country

Did You Know We Have Great Skiing in North Carolina?

In case you did not see Jim Cantore from The Weather Channel during winter storm Diego, we got about 20" of beautiful powder and have three ski resorts in our area plus a huge tubing park. 

Winter is upon ...

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