Moses H Cone Memorial Park
About 35 mins from the property, twenty-five miles of carriage trails wind through the fields and forests of the 3,500-acre estate. The trails are available to horse drawn carriages, horseback riding, and hiking. The Craftsman’s Trail is a 20-minute loop walk around the Manor which the Cones are…
Wonderful mansion with local arts and crafts shop and beautiful mountain scenery, lake and hiking and riding trails
I grew up walking these trails. There are about 20 miles of various walking and horse trails.
26 miles of carriage trails. You can enjoy a short or long hike. Plenty of options.
“So this is a terrific place to eat. Very farm to table. Food is fresh...cozy atmosphere....if there is a wait...try having a drink on the front porch! This place is in Valle Crucis which is about a 10 minute drive toward Boone. ”
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“The Blowing Rock, North Carolina's oldest travel attraction since 1933, is an immense cliff 4,000 feet above sea level overhanging Johns River Gorge 3,000 feet below. Beautiful short scenic walk with a garden waterfall, gardens, observation tower and unique gift shops. Open daily March - December and open weekends January - February, weather permitting.”
“Laid-back cafe specializing in creative sandwiches on house-baked bread, plus soup, salad & coffee. 211 Boone Heights Dr, Boone, NC 28607 3.2 mi”
“Located in a lovely garden in downtown Boone, Melanie’s Food Fantasy serves breakfast and lunch that has been satisfying everyone’s fantasy since 1991 and is now a Boone institution. Farm-to-fork ingredients that are fresh and seasonal, farm-raised eggs, organic coffee, and freshly squeezed juice feature on the traditional American menu, and a great atmosphere fills this place pretty fast”