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NEARBY ATTRACTIONS   –   ACTIVITIES   –   RESTAURANTS
The location of Alluring View B&B and Cabin is a true nature lover’s paradise!  Summers are very green with trees as tall as a 10-story building, and many colorful wildflowers dotting the landscape.  Fall foliage is extremely colorful and attracts many visitors from nearby cities and all over the world. This area gets painted with bright reds, burgundies, oranges and yellows.  Winter brings snow and the ability to go skiing, snow-boarding, ice skating and snow-tubing.

When staying at Alluring View B&B you will not be bored.  There are endless activities, fairs, festivals, music concerts, and outdoor fun to keep you as busy as you want to be.  Of course, you can always decide just to sit back and relax in the log rocking chairs on the front porch.  From the Alluring View property you can watch the sun rise to the east, and set to the west, every day [weather permitting].  It is truly a spectacular and colorful sight to behold.

The Blue Ridge Mountains are breathtaking, and there are many ways to enjoy mother nature in the High Country of North Carolina.  Below is a list of some of the most popular places with a link to more info when available. Not every business in this area has a website, so some you find just by word of mouth.

Approximate driving times to points of interest in the area.

In alphabetical order [note: most names are hyperlinked, click them for more info]:


ACTIVITIES IN THE AREA
[mostly within half an hour]
Note:  all web addresses below are hyperlinked, you can click on them for more info

Canoeing
– 
Canoe rentals are available at Price Lake, www.wix.com/pricelakeboatrentals/blueridgeparkway

Fishing
–  Grandfather Trout Farm,  www.grandfathertroutfarm.com
–  Foscoe Fishing, www.foscoefishing.com

Gem Mining
–   The Greater Foscoe Mining Co., www.foscoeminingco.com
–   Gem Mountain, Spruce Pine, NC – www.gemmountain.com
–   Emerald Village, Little Switzerland, NC  www.emeraldvillage.com

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games
–   Every year during the second week of July, www.gmhg.org

Golf – Public courses
–   Sugar Mountain Golf, 828-898-6464
–   Linville Falls Golf Club, 828-756-4653
–   Boone Golf Club, par 70 golf club
–   Grassy Creek Golf & Country Club, Spruce Pine, NC

Horseback Trail Riding
–   Elk Mountain Riding Company, Newland, NC Tel. 828-504.0003,
–   Banner Elk Stables, Banner Elk, NC 28604  Tel. 828-898-5424,
–   Grandfather Stables, Foscoe, NC

Lees-McRae Summer Theatre
–   Located in downtown Banner Elk, www.lmc.edu/SummerTheatre/

Mountain Biking
–   Beech Mountain features 25-30 miles of interconnected trails. bikebeechmountain.com

Mountain Climbing
–   Rock Dimensions, www.rockdimensions.com/rockclimbing.html

Snow Skiing & Tubing (in order of closest to furthest)
–   Jonas Ridge Snow Tubing, 2mi
–   Sugar Mountain Resort, 14mi 
–   Hawksnest Tubing & Zipline, 18mi
–   Beech Mountain Ski Resort, 21mi
–   Appalachian Ski Mountain, 26mi

Whitewater Rafting
–   Edge of the World, Banner Elk, NC 28604  Tel. 828-898-9550  www.edgeoworld.com/summer
–   High Mtn Expeditions, Banner Elk   https://www.highmountainexpeditions.com/rafting/whitewater-rafting.php
–   Wahoo’s Adventure, Boone, NC 28607  Tel. 828-262-5774  www.wahoosadventures.com/wahoos

Wineries & Breweries
–   Grandfather Vineyard & Winery, OUR FAVORITE!!! Right by the river!
–   Linville Falls Winery
–   Banner Elk Winery
–   Lake James Cellars
–   Flattop Brewing, Banner Elk (no food)
–   Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Boone (no food inside, pizza food truck outside)
–   Lost Province Brewing Company*, Boone (brewery & restaurant with wood-fired oven)

Ziplines
–   Hawksnest Zipline, www.hawksnestzipline.com
–   Screaming Ziplines, www.screamingziplines.com


NEARBY RESTAURANTS (click each name for their website)

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Elk Falls
Elk Falls
Fall in the High Country
Fall in the High Country
Grandfather Vineyard
Grandfather Vineyard
View from Beacon Heights off the Parkway
View from Beacon Heights off the Parkway
The Blue Ridge Parkway seen from Alluring View
The Blue Ridge Parkway seen from Alluring View
The Biltmore Estate in Asheville
The Biltmore Estate in Asheville
View from the top of Mt Mitchell
View from the top of Mt Mitchell
Linville Caverns
Linville Caverns
Linville Falls
Linville Falls
Guests riding horses in front of Alluring View
Guests riding horses in front of Alluring View
Swinging Bridge - Grandfather Mountain
Swinging Bridge - Grandfather Mountain
Swinging Bridge on top of Grandfather Mountain
Swinging Bridge on top of Grandfather Mountain
Fall View off Parkway
Fall View off Parkway
Linville Viaduct in Fall
Linville Viaduct in Fall
A local bear
A local bear