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    Come Celebrate the 4th of July in the Blue RidgeMountains!

    We had a picture perfect weekend! And we hope that continues. The High Country is getting ready for the Fourth of July celebrations. There are many parades, fireworks, and other activities planned in the area. Banner Elk, Newland, Crossnore, Blowing Rock and others are having parades and fire works on different nights. Right now the […]

    Spring is finally saying hello!

    After a long, cold winter, there are signs that spring is coming to stay. While we all love a little snow, every now and then, I think everyone is ready for springs. Judging by the amount of rain that has come down, there will be lovely flowers this year.

    We have made it up […]

    Winter Wonderland

    Winter started very early, but then it left us for a while. Finally, the snow came back and has made everyone happy. It has been cold, in the single digits at night and with the wind factor even colder. The ski areas and snow tubing places are full of people. Bring layers!

    We hope […]


    It’s that time of the year again. Christmas is upon us – and just in time for Christmas, Mother Nature brought us a big snowfall! It snowed for over 24 hours and all the local ski areas are open and have plenty of snow. Today we drove around and went shopping to Boone. Some […]

    All 3 Ski Areas are now open: Sugar Mountain, Ski Beech and Appalachian

    We enjoyed a very nice Thanksgiving with returning guests. Lots of chats, rehashing the elections [thank God everyone was on the same page!], and several meals together. It was very pleasant and the weather was great. Even the dogs had a great time!

    Now that Thanksgiving is in the books, we turn our attention […]

    Christmas in the Blue Ridge Mountains!

    We enjoyed a delightful Thanksgiving with old guests that came back again this year. We all had a delicious dinner in Blowing Rock and were entertained by a musical trio. Now the turkey is not the only thing that is stuffed!

    And now that Thanksgiving is nearly over, we turn our attention to Christmas. […]

    Choose & Cut your Christmas Tree in Linville, NC

    Starting now all our guests and friends can come and get their Christmas Tree from our patch. You can choose a tree, and we will cut it for you, so come prepared to take a Christmas Tree home with you, if you so desire. That means, try to bring your stand, and a vehicle […]

    Fall Foliage Photographed by Nikki of “His Glory Creations”

    We have been so busy with guests this October that I have not had much time to blog. One of our guests was a couple that had stayed here before, and were dying to visit again – Nikki and her husband. She is a photographer, and was gracious enough to share some of the […]

    A Fall Wedding and A Visit From Old Guests!

    This last week was quite busy at Alluring View B&B! We welcomed the guests of the Stephen-Caralyn wedding earlier in the week, and also welcomed the return of previous guests on Friday. The area is full of tourists with their cameras, trying to capture the beautiful colors of Mother Nature. Anywhere you go, the […]