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Wahoo’s Adventures refers to itself as the “original” whitewater outfitter, having facilitated outdoor excursions on rafts, tubes, canoes, and kayaks for the past three decades. Whitewater-rafting tours take place upon the Watauga River, the Nolichucky River, and Wilson Creek Gorge, three waterways with differing levels of frothiness, much like three cappuccinos ordered by a family of bears. Alternatively, adults without rafting experience and children as young as 6 months can lazily drift down the New River while sprawled across tubes. As they pass rugged hillsides and scenic farmland, tubers can smell wildflowers, listen to chirping birds, and keep eyes peeled for Sasquatch footprints. Keeping clients safe is Wahoo’s main priority, which is why their experienced guides equip adventurers with high-quality life jackets, helmets, and paddles before taking the water.
3385 Us Highway 321
Blowing Rock,
NC
US
Order all of your favorite pub classics and munch away at Foggy Rock Eatery and Pub. The weekends are for going out for amazing combinations. Save the salad for the weekday and come grab a meal at Foggy Rock Eatery and Pub. Don't go thirsty during dinner! Foggy Rock Eatery and Pub also offers a splendid drink list featuring wine, beer, and more. Don't leave the kids at home — youngsters will love the family-friendly cuisine at Foggy Rock Eatery and Pub just as much as mom and dad. Up for grabs (and free of charge) is Foggy Rock Eatery and Pub's wifi. At Foggy Rock Eatery and Pub, the prime seating is on the patio. Come check out what all the buzz is about. Seating is readily available at Foggy Rock Eatery and Pub for those with large parties. The after-work crowd can fill the place up, so be sure to take advantage of reservations at Foggy Rock Eatery and Pub. Or, take your food to go. At Foggy Rock Eatery and Pub, you can park quickly and safely in a lot next door. Travel by bike to Foggy Rock Eatery and Pub and store your bike at a nearby rack. Leave your piggy bank at home! With prices under $15, you can eat at Foggy Rock Eatery and Pub for next to nothing.
8180 Valley Blvd
Blowing Rock,
NC
US
Brewers Jeff Walker and Todd Rice founded Blowing Rock Brewing Company with the vision of celebrating the finest qualities of North Carolina's High Country. Each recyclable can of Blowing Rock's craft ales, IPAs, and Pilsner is made from local ingredients and fresh mountain water, with sustainable practices such as delivering spent grain to farmers for feed and using biodegradable and recyclable packing materials that reduce the brewery's footprint. Hungry customers browse the menu of the downtown Blowing Rock Ale House Restaurant, or stay the night at the pub's quaint inn. Tours are offered on Saturdays 1 p.m.?5 p.m.
152 Sunset Drive
Blowing Rock,
NC
US
Since 2001, Extreme Snowboard and Ski has populated the slopes of Sugar Mountain Resort with snow sportsters outfitted with rental and retail equipment, as well as apparel from brands such as Neff, Loki, and Grenade. The ski shop’s prime location at the entrance to mountain makes it a convenient stop for downhillers in need of rental skis or snowboards, a new pair of Spy or Smith goggles, or equipment tuning performed by the onsite repair technicians. The tech team treats skis and boards with the help of a Wintersteiger Micro 91, restoring their functionality and refining their bottoms until they can slide over snow with powder-cutting grace.
38 Arnett Rd
Banner Elk,
NC
US
When patrons exit RiverGirl Fishing Co.'s historic train depot for their aquatic kayak and tubing lessons, they're placed in the charge of the outfit's founder, Kelly McCoy. During tours of the New River, which runs north through Todd, she educates guests about the area's natural landscape. As a fisheries biologist, Kelly's passion helps visitors and locals enjoy the surrounding landscape with conservation-conscious activities.
4041 Todd Railroad Grade Rd.
Todd,
NC
US
Grammy-nominated country-bluegrass performer Dierks Bentley takes the stage at this year's Appalachian Summer Festival, an annual outdoor concert and arts celebration held in Appalachian State University's football stadium. Bentley croons his way through songs from his latest album, Up on the Ridge, and plucks audience heartstrings while revisiting career-defining tracks such as “What Was I Thinkin’,” and “Lot of Leavin’ Left to Do." Bring a blanket and watch firework displays with awed eyes, or thumb-wrestle aggressive praying mantises encroaching on your sandwich plate.
315 Stadium Drive
Boone,
NC
US
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