The Blowing Rock

The Blowing Rock has long lured visitors to the precipitous edge of a 4,000-foot drop-off to experience the legend of the Rock.

NORTH CAROLINA'S "OLDEST TRAVEL ATTRACTION"

colorful legend attributed to Native Americans explains the odd updrafts on this spectacular crag that led "Ripley's Believe It or Not" to proclaim it "the only place in the world where snow falls upside down." The Blowing Rock's dramatic views have been enjoyed from this cliffside perch since 1933 as "North Carolina's oldest travel attraction."

The Blowing Rock

North Carolina's oldest travel attraction since 1933. Short scenic walk includes views of Grandfather Mountain, Table Rock, and Hawksbill. Also enjoy a small garden waterfall, observation tower and unique gift shops. Now hosting weddings. Open daily April-December. January, February and March open...

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