Destination guide

The scenic city of Blowing Rock awaits you

The mountains, lake and waterfalls display a scene truly unique to Blowing Rock. Well known for its hiking, shopping and skiing, this scenic city won't disappoint. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Blowing Rock

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Travellers enjoy fun activities like hiking and skiing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Blowing Rock a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Moses H. Cone Memorial Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Appalachian Ski Mtn. (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Tweetsie Railroad (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Hound Ears Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Boone Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Magic Mountain Mini Golf and Arcade (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Blowing Rock

Travellers enjoy Blowing Rock for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, December, March or February, when snowfall averages 14.80 inches and temperatures average -5°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Blowing Rock

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Blowing Rock. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blowing Rock Memorial Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Broyhill Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Moses H. Cone Memorial Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Price Lake (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Julian Price Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Daniel Boone Native Gardens (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
Transport

Transport to and around Blowing Rock

The nearest airport is in Tri-Cities, TN (TRI-Tri-Cities Regional), located 47.2 mi (76 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Blowing Rock?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,972 holiday lettings near Blowing Rock. From 721 Cabins to 651 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Blowing Rock is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Blowing Rock?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Blowing Rock:

  • Lodges at Eagles Nest: 59 holiday homes
  • The Cottages at Banner Elk: 19 holiday homes
  • Linville Ridge: 175 holiday homes
  • Elk River Club: 18 holiday homes
  • Tynecastle: 50 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Blowing Rock?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Blowing Rock. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Appalachian Ski Mountain: 2,083 holiday lettings
  • Blowing Rock Memorial Park: 2,225 holiday lettings
  • Mystery Hill: 2,247 holiday lettings
  • Tweetsie Railroad: 2,251 holiday lettings
  • Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: 2,224 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Blowing Rock listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Blowing Rock?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 721 Cabins in Blowing Rock. Our other popular types of Blowing Rock holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 651 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 721 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 437 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Blowing Rock?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 500 holiday homes with pool available in Blowing Rock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.