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Family Activities in the Blue Ridge Mountains

There are an infinite number of attractions, annual events, fun activities and exciting things to see and do for the whole family in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Mystery Hill

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Mystery Hill is an old-time photo studio, gift shop, American heritage museum, and native American artifacts museum. Mystery Hill is famous for its optical illusions and natural phenomenon, including a defiance of gravity room.

129 Mystery Hill Lane
North Carolina, Blowing Rock 28605

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Linville Caverns

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Linville Caverns are conveniently located near Grandfather Mountain under Humpback Mountain in the southern high country between Marion and Linville, North Carolina. The beautiful Caverns offer an educational half-hour guided tour, as well as a fun gift and souvenir shop.

19929 US 221 North
North Carolina, Marion 28752

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LaZoom Comedy Bus Tours

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LaZoom Comedy Bus Tours depart from 90 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC; Haunted Comedy Bus Tours depart from 92 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC. LaZoom's iconic, purple bus tours show the funny side of Asheville.

14 Battery Park Avenue
North Carolina, Asheville 28801

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Moses Cone Park (aka Mose Cone Manor and Flat Top Manor)

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Moses Cone Estate is a 13,000-sq. ft. house built by Moses H. Cone on 3,600 acres. It's located at milepost 294 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The estate is managed by the National Park Service and has a Craft Center.

Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 292-295
North Carolina, Boone 28605

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DuPont State Forest

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DuPont State Recreational Forest includes 10,400 acres in Transylvania and Henderson County, NC, with elevations from 2,240 ft. at Cascade Lake to 3,620 ft. at the peak of Stone Mountain. Little River runs through the forest, with four waterfalls.

1300 Staton Road
North Carolina, Cedar Mountain 28718

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Great Smoky Mountain Railroad

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The Great Smoky Mountain Railroad provides visitors a way to explore the mountains and enjoy the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains and the southern Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina.

226 Everett Street
North Carolina, Bryson City 28713

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Oconaluftee Indian Village

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Oconaluftee Indian Village is a recreated Cherokee Village of the 1750s. Tours by Cherokee guides present history, crafts, early homes and mountain forest demonstrations of beadwork, pottery, and blowguns in a beautiful forest setting.

564 Tsali Blvd. (HWY 441)
North Carolina, Cherokee 28719

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Santa's Land Fun Park and Zoo

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Visit with Santa and his elves, browse the gift shops and exhibits, and see the domestic and exotic animals in the zoo. Santa's Land also has rides, picnic facilities, and dining.

571 Wolftown Road
North Carolina, Cherokee 28719

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Sugar Creek Gem Mine

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Sugar Creek Gem Mine promises facet grade gemstones in every bucket of ore, and you can have your gemstone finds cut and set into jewelry on location. The Sugar Creek staff will help you pick out the best gemstones.

3045 Tynecastle Hwy.
North Carolina, Banner Elk 28604

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Grandfather Trout Farm & Gem Mine

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Grandfather Trout Farm and Gem Mine makes it easy for families to fish and prospect for precious gems. Bring your own fishing gear, or let Grandfather fit you with everything you need. And the gem mining operation provides all the equipment.

10767 Highway 105 S
North Carolina, Banner Elk 28604

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