Attractions & Destinations
For visitors in search of authentic heritage experiences and adventure, North Carolina's Blue Ridge mountains and foothills provide an unparalleled diversity of opportunities. No two visits are ever the same.
The Blue Ridge Parkway is America's most visited National Park unit and is known as "America's favorite drive."
- BackstepOldtime band, Mount Airy, NC (Surry County)
- Backstep performs old-time stringband music in the "Round Peak Style" native to Mount Airy, North Carolina. Known for its driving rhythms and prominent melodies, Round Peak music is just the thing to make you kick up your heels and dance.
- Visit the Traditional Artist Directory
Sights & Sounds
Hickory Ridge Homestead
Photos courtesy of Boone Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Thermal Belts Create Unique Horticultural Zones
Learn about the unique occurence of thermal belts in Western North Carolina.