When the temps drop and the snow starts to fly in North Carolina it’s only natural to start thinking about all of the exciting outdoor winter activities in the coming months. Snow tubing in the Tar Heel State is an easy, low-impact activity that basically the entire family can enjoy. But where do you find […]
Hiding right on the North Carolina/Tennessee border is one of the most unique hiking trails in the state with mountain aesthetics you won’t find elsewhere in the Blue Ridge. Large, open fields expand across the tops of mountains lending a new experience and perspective while first, a dense hiking trail filled with trees and dangling […]
If you want to get amazing views of Linville Gorge, you can find them along many of the trails of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Head to the top of North Carolina’s Hawksbill Mountain in just about any season (except in the blistering cold, maybe) and you’re sure to love the hike itself as much as […]
The mission of the Florence Art School is to provide resources for instruction, exhibition and experience in the fine arts and heritage crafts for Ashe County and the region. Click here for Florence Thomas Art School website which includes whats happening at Florence.
Ashe County Cheese Co. Ashe County Frescoes Cardinal Lanes Disc Golf Fishing Hunting Golf Clubs Parks Hunting Canoeing/Tubing and Kayaking Hiking Horseback Riding and Wineries are just a few of the attractions Ashe County has to offer.
Looking forward to trout season this year? Good news–the wet summer/fall last year and snowy winter helps keep the water levels in the rivers and streams good for much of the fishing season. The traditional opening day of trout season is on the first Saturday in April. This is just two short weeks after the […]
The High Country has over 100 breeding species of birds- Chickadees, Titmice, Nuthatches as an example. To attract birds to your yard try the following ideas. First vary densities of plantings along with hedges to provide food and shelter for birds. Mix seed producing sunflowers and fruit producing shrubssuch as polkberries, and elderberries to attract goldfinches, sparrows and […]
West Jefferson lies in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina in Ashe County at the apex of North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee, in one of the hottest North Carolina mountain real estate markets. West Jefferson NC Real Estate and Ashe County NC Real Estate are our specialty. Our Real Estate Agents are seasoned […]
The avid cyclist need look no further than the High Country for their cycling desires. Cycling legend Lance Armstrong callled the High Country “the best area for training in the United States.” Todd, NC has the railroad grade, there is the Blue Ridge Parkway and many back roads with beautiful country scenery. Whether you are a […]
Dec. 03 Carolers will roam the streets. Shops open until 8:00 pm. Dec.05 Community Choral Concert 7:30 pm. Dec. 10 Hometown Christmas Social – Come enjoy hot chocolate and purchase goodies for your holiday entertaining or gift giving. Shops open until 8:00 pm. Dec.17 Las minute shoppers extravaganza. Participating stores will offers special sales while Santa, […]