NC Mountain Vacation - Linville Caverns NC, Grandfather Mountain NC, NC Ski Resorts
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Blue Ridge Realty is a Western North Carolina Realty company offering not only beautiful Western NC Real Estate but also great Blue Ridge NC Cabin Rentals as well. Our warm and inviting NC Mountain Cabin Rentals are located in the Linville area and surrounded by the Pisgah National Forest. When you stay in our secluded North Carolina Mountain Cabin Rentals you can visit great exciting places like Grandfather Mountain and walk across the famous Mile High Swinging Bridge or Linville Caverns where you can explore the inside of an actual mountain! Convenient to the areaís popular NC Ski Resorts, our North Carolina Mountain Luxury Cabin Rentals are the perfect lodging option for you and your family. Browse our NC Mountain Vacation rentals and find the perfect one for you!

If you are interested in gorgeous NC Blue Ridge Real Estate then let us be your guide to Marion, Linville, Linville Falls, Little Switzerland, and the Lake James area. Offering large tracts of Mountain Land in North Carolina for sale, as well as large, North Carolina Mountain Homes for Sale with beautiful views, our knowledgeable NC Mountain Real Estate agents are ready to help you with all of your real estate needs in Western North Carolina. Contact us today. Below we have listed a few of the great places to check out in the NC Mountains.

Carson House
Tour Colonel John Carsonís 18th century home and learn about this renowned historical figure who once sat as a representative to the Fayetteville Convention, where North Carolina delegates came together and ratified the United States Constitution in 1789. Carson later went on to serve in the North Carolinaís House of Commons and was friends with figures such as Davey Crockett and Sam Houston. Located at 1805 Highway 70 West in Marion, the home is open for tours. Call 828-724-4948 for more information.

Grandfather Mountain NC
Rising 5,964 feet above sea level in the beautiful NC Blue Ridge Mountains, Grandfather Mountain is one of the highest peaks in the Appalachians. Offering several miles of North Carolina Hiking Trails, Grandfather Mountain is one of the more popular areas to hike and mountain bike. Atop Grandfather Mountain visitors can walk across the Mile High Swinging Bridge and look out across the skyline that seems to go on forever. Also atop the summit is a nice museum and several wildlife habitats where otters, bears, mountain lions, and deer all make their homes. Recognized as an International Biosphere Reserve, Grandfather Mountain is home to several unique and rare species of flora and fauna in 16 different ecologically differentiated communities. Our Cabins on the Blue Ridge Parkway include several that are nearby to Grandfather Mountain. The mountain is located at 2050 Blowing Rock Highway in Linville, call the main office at 828-733-4337 for more information.

Linville Caverns NC
Linville Caverns is one of the best NC Mountain Attractions and nearby to our Cabins on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Open daily from March 1 to November 30 visitors can tour the actively forming limestone cave which rests in the Linville Gorge Wilderness Area. Learn the interesting history of the cave and be sure to bring your camera so you can photograph the unique and oddly shaped stalactites and stalagmites. One particularly fun part of the tour takes you over a man-made bridge which is situated above what is known as the bottomless pool. Admission into Linville Caverns is $6.00 for adults, $4.00 for children and $4.50 for seniors aged 62 and over. Children under 5 are admitted to Linville Caverns for free. Guided tours of the caverns depart every 10 to 15 minutes, and tours last approximately 30 to 40 minutes. Be sure to wear a jacket when visiting as the cave is typically 52 degrees year around. Located at 19929 US 221 North, Linville Caverns is just 4 miles south of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Call 800-419-0540 for more information.

Mountain Gateway Museum and Heritage Center
Just a short drive from Marion North Carolina in Old Fort NC you can tour the Mountain Gateway Museum. As a North Carolina State Museum, the Mountain Gateway Center offers exhibits and information on the vast history of the area and its earliest inhabitants. Festivals, summer programs, and other great events take place here each season, and the center also is home to a nice outdoor amphitheatre that regularly hosts shows. Located at 102 Water Street in Old Fort, call 828-668-9259 for more information.

Orchard at Altapass

Stop by the Orchard at Altapass, a historic, century old Apple Orchard located on the Blue Ridge Parkway, and enjoy not only apples, but music, art, and plenty of family fun. Children can tour the apple orchard and roam over to the Butterfly Conservation Center where Monarch butterflies are raised right on the farm. Located near our Cabins in the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Orchard's Center has a great ice cream fudge shop that sells not only sweets but delicious sauces and dressings. Be sure to enjoy this great mountain attraction. Located at 1025 Orchard Road, the Orchard at Altapass can be found in Spruce Pine NC; call 828-765-9531 for more information.

Ski Resorts
Our Blue Ridge NC Cabin Rentals are located nearby to the NC Ski Resorts in Banner Elk and Blowing Rock. Ski Beech Ski Resort, and Sugar Mountain Ski Resort are two of the regionís best NC Ski Resorts where visitors can enjoy great downhill snow skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, and tubing. A bit further away in Blowing Rock, skiers love hitting Appalachian Ski Mountainís great NC Ski Slopes. When you stay in our NC Blue Ridge Cabin Rentals you can enjoy a great NC Ski Vacation.

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