Located in Northwestern North Carolina near the Tennessee an Virginia borders, is an area kown as the North Carolina High Country. The area is a wonderful place to visit with four ski resorts in the winter, temperate summers, vibrant springs and beautiful scenery in the fall. Nestled in a breathtaking valley, is the hub of the High Country, the town of Boone. Boone, also the home of Appalachian State University, offers scenic country roads, cascading waterfalls, wildlife, and an unsurpassed botanical paradise filled with a plethora of plants matched by few places on Earth. In addition to Boone, the High Country is comprised of a handful of quaint towns and villages filled with world-class shopping, dining, and the nicest folks you'll ever meet.
North Carolina's High Country provides the best vacation experience in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our area includes 100 miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway and these popular tourist destinations: Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, Grandfather Mountain, Linville, N. Wilkesboro, Sparta, Valle Crucis, West Jefferson, Ski Sugar, Ski Beech and 16 area golf courses.