Outdoor Adventure

Mountain Aire Golf Club

Mountain Aire Golf Club is located in West Jefferson and nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge, Mountain Aire is an established, public course offering 18 holes of well-maintained fairways, complimented by the natural, rugged beauty of the Appalachians. We are located just 30 minutes from Boone. In addition…
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Dutch Creek Trail- Horse Riding

Dutch Creek Trails is located in Sugar Grove, NC, near Valle Crucis.  It is the perfect place for trail riding on horses.  You can be a experienced rider or a new rider.  They provide the trails and horses and guides.   Their ride covers a wide varity of trails and views. If a basic ride is…
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River and Earth Adventures, Inc

River and Earth Adventures, Inc offer whitewater rafting, caving, hiking, canoeing, rentals, kayaking, guided day trips, and paddling school with ACA certified instructors. They offer all adventures with the option of an eco-ed twist! Guides are trained by the state of NC as evironmental educators. This is an owner-operated business dedicated…
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Elk Creek Outfitters

The premier flyfishing guide service in the high country. Elk Creek Outfitters specializes in “Montana style” guided float trips for trout and smallmouth bass on seven local rivers. Also available are: flyfishing schools and casting clinics for beginner to expert, wilderness walk trips and overnights. Elk Creek Outfitters gladly supplies…
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Grandfather Mountain Trout Pond

Grandfather Mountain Trout Farm is located in Foscoe, NC, just outside of Boone.  Just a short distance from HemlocK Inn in downtown Blowing Rock.  At Grandfather Mountain Trout Farm you only pay for what you catch, and there’s no license needed. The trout pond is stocked to the brim, so you’re sure to…
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Local Hiking Trails near Blowing Rock

   Hiking is great for friends or families.  It is best not to hike alone.  Be sure to wear proper shoes and clothing for trail walking.  Always be respectful of the invironment and not leave trash or a fire.  Also do not try to pet the wildlife, sometimes they will…
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The Hemlock Inn has been lovingly owned and operated by the Summers family since 1994.