Local Attractions

Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain is a place of amazing biodiversity and scenic beauty that towers 5,946 feet above northwest North Carolina. A unit of the United Nations’ Southern Appalachian Man and Biosphere Reserve, the mountain is estimated to be 300 million years old with certain rock formations dating back 1.2 billion years.

Visit their site- https://grandfather.com/

Downtown

Historic Downtown Elizabethton

Settled in the late 1760s, Carter County’s historic notability is among the most fascinating in the state. The City of Elizabethton is home to both the oldest building in the state of Tennessee, the Carter Mansion, and one of the first written constitutional governments west of the Appalachian Mountains, located at Sycamore Shoals State Park.

Visit their site-https://mainstreetelizabethton.com/

Watauga Lake

Watauga Lake, nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest in northeastern Tennessee, enjoys the most stunningly beautiful lake and mountain views in the 'Volunteer State'.
Visit Their site-http://www.wataugalaketennessee.com/

Twisting Falls

Twisting Falls

Situated in a remote part of Carter County, Twisting Falls is one of the most powerful and most beautiful waterfalls in Northeast Tennessee. Twisting Falls is also known as Poga Falls, Twisted Falls, or Compression Falls and in warmer months, Carolina rose, wild blackberry, and dwarf crested irises bloom along the route to the falls.
Visit their site- https://www.hikingtheappalachians.com/trail-reports/twisting-falls

Bristol Caverns

Bristol Caverns

Far below the earth's surface, in the timeless beauty of Bristol Caverns, a strange and exciting experience awaits you.
Visit their site- https://bristolcaverns.com/

The Biltmore

The luxurious family home of George and Edith Vanderbilt is a marvel of elegance and charm, as magnificent today as it was more than a century ago. Faithfully preserved and filled with original furnishings and masterpieces of art, no other residence in America offers a more authentic and inspiring view of Gilded Age life while suggesting that the Vanderbilt’s and their guests are still at home.
Visit their site- https://www.biltmore.com/

Railroad

Tweetsie Railroad

Tweetsie Railroad is a family-oriented heritage railroad and Wild West amusement park located between Boone and Blowing Rock, North Carolina.
Visit their site- https://tweetsie.com/