Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Appalachian State Named to Top 10 Athletic Facilities

Great news for Appalachian State University, named one of the nations top ten athletic facilities. Recognized for offering some of the greatest training terrains on the East Coast, ASU holds it's own with Clemson and Ohio State Universities! 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

High Country Fun!

Looking for something fun to do with the family? Visit the High Country for cool mountain temperatures and unique experiences and memories. The North Carolina High Country offers a variety of family friendly activites to participate in. 

Grandfather Mountain
Grandfather Mountain and the Mile High Swinging Bridge offers the Blue Ridge's highest peaks with hiking, natural wildlife and picnicking. Visit the museum, fudge and gift shop for snacks and souvieneers.

Mystery Hill
Mystery Hill is a wonderful indoor attraction which explores science, optical illusions and hands-on entertainment. 

Mast General Store
Mast General Store was established in 1883 and is registered through the National Registry of Historical Places. Mast offers a wide variety of merchandise, as well as, The Candy Barrel, with all the sweets you can imagine! 

Tweetsie Railroad
Tweetsie Railroad is North Carolina's mountain theme park. Located in between Boone and Blowing Rock, Tweetsie offers rides on a historic narrow-gauge steam locomotive, County Fair Rides, a petting zoo, chairlift, and wonderful food and entertainment. Spend the day with family and friends making memories that will last a lifetime.

Linville Caverns
Come see the inside of a mountain. Half hour guided tours offer views of natural limestone caverns with stalactite and stalagmite formations and an underground stream. Wear a jacket, it gets chilly with a year round temperature of 52 degrees!