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Holiday Inn Express West Jefferson


Explore West Jefferson

Don't Go Home Without

Ashe County Cheese is Carolina’s oldest cheese plant, producing quality cheese since 1930. Watch the fascinating process of cheese making from their viewing area and visit the cheese and gift shop. Purchase over 20 varieties of Ashe County Cheese as well as butter, homemade fudge, fresh cheese curd, locally made wines, gifts, souvenirs, and old-fashioned snacks and candles!

Must See

Rising abruptly to more than 1,600 feet above the surrounding landscape, Mount Jefferson is a national natural landmark with a rich history. Five hiking trails allow exploration of rare geology and plant communities in Mount Jefferson State Natural Area. Overlooks offer vistas into neighboring states. Picnic grounds with shelter combine scenic views with cool summer temperatures and breezes.

Must Do

West Jefferson is known for its arts district featuring an array of interesting murals, distinctive public art and numerous galleries. In addition to art galleries, West Jefferson offers a bustling downtown district featuring an eclectic selection of boutiques, exceptional eateries, antique shops, coffee and wine shops and even a craft beer brewery.

Local Tips

Nearby Attractions

  • Mount Jefferson State Park
  • Ashe County Cheese
  • Ashe County Frescoes
  • West Jefferson Art District
  • Ashe County Choose and Cut
  • New River State Park
  • Mountain Aire Golf Club