Your Local Connection to the High Country
We are a group of High Country locals dedicated to providing you the best of what’s happening in Boone, Blowing Rock, Jefferson and all points in-between. Our unique local knowledge provides you with trustworthy recommendations on food, lodging, activities, live music, and shopping in Watauga, Ashe, and Avery county.
Only 5 minutes away from downtown West Jefferson, the Ashe County Corn Maze and Pumpkin Festival has quickly become a fall tradition for anyone looking for some classic (and not so classic) fall fun. The festival improves every year as the...
Autumn falls into color at Grandfather Mountain As the Blue Ridge Mountains begin to burst with fall color, Grandfather Mountain invites leaf-lookers to see the brilliant change from one of the best leaf-looking destinations in the South. Grandfather Mountain is home...
Mountain Apples. Experience apple season in the mountains.
September in the High Country is a crazy time of year for families. Vacations have all come to an end and school has resumed, along with homework, social pressures and extracurricular activities. Sports seasons are kicking into high gear and "soccer moms"...
Our Favorite Businesses, Restaurants, and Places in the High Country
We’ve selected some of our favorite restaurants, places, attractions, and other businesses in the High Country. If you are new in town, or a bonafide local, we think you will be happy you took us up on our recommendations.
We Love The High Country
And we spend a lot of time to make sure you can too. Come back often to discover new insights into popular events and business, little-known treasures, and to get some great deals. We are constantly working towards helping you make the most of your time out in the community. Thanks for stopping by.