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Things to Do in Blowing Rock Near Holiday Inn Express Blowing Rock South

Explore Blowing Rock

Don't Go Home Without

Discover the wonders of Mast General Store, a must-visit destination that embodies the charm of the old country. Located in Boone, NC, this iconic store offers an extensive selection of traditional mercantile goods, unique souvenirs, and high-quality outdoor gear suitable for all seasons. Also, don't forget to take the opportunity to embark on a leisurely ride along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Must See

Take the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway from our hotel to Grandfather Mountain. Cross the mile-high swinging bridge and explore the fascinating animal habitats, home to bears, eagles, and cougars. Only three miles away, immerse yourself in the unforgettable experience of Tweetsie Railroad, a beloved Wild West adventure park that guarantees endless excitement and thrills for visitors of all ages.

Must Do

Blowing Rock, NC, in summer offers must-see attractions. Explore Julian Price Memorial Park's trails and lakes, perfect for fly fishing enthusiasts. Witness stunning views from the iconic Blowing Rock and cast your line in the pristine mountain streams. Discover history at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park's Flat Top Manor, then head to the river for a day of fly fishing adventure.

Local Tips

Our hotel's prime location near the Blue Ridge Parkway offers our guests the perfect opportunity to embark on multiple journeys along this renowned roadway. Prepare to be captivated by the awe-inspiring vistas of the surrounding wilderness and majestic mountains that await you along the parkway. Make sure to plan several trips on the Blue Ridge Parkway during your stay with us.

Nearby Attractions

  • Tweetsie Railroad
  • Grandfather Mountain
  • Appalachian Ski Mountain
  • Shoppes On The Parkway
  • The Blowing Rock
  • Horn In The West
  • Bass Lake
  • Sugar Ski Mountain
  • Hawksnest Snow Tubing and Zipline
  • Blowing Rock Art and History Museum
  • Moses H. Cone Memorial Park

Nearby Dining

  • Six Pence Pub
  • Foggy Rock Eatery and Pub
  • Twigs
  • The Town Tavern
  • Best Cellar
  • Bistro Roca