Just a few minutes walking distance is the New River with fishing, swimming while a few minutes’ drive to Glendale Springs offers canoeing, tubing, and kayaking. The Blue Ridge Parkway, just minutes driving distance, features breathtaking views of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, biking, hiking, and nearby waterfalls. West Jefferson and Glendale Springs offer The Church of the Fresco's, craft stores, antiquing, gallery hopping, golfing, shopping, movie theater, restaurants, Shately Springs Restaurant, spectacular plays at the Arts Council, Christmas in July (first weekend in July), Fiddlers Convention (August), recreational park with tennis courts, softball field, pond, picnic tables, sheltered picnic tables, and hiking.
Boone and Blowing Rock, within 25 to 30 minutes drive, you can find restaurants, shopping, crafts, Mast General Store, antiquing, book stores, theaters, plays and concerts presented at Appalachian University, spelunking, biking, fishing, hunting, rafting, canoeing, kayaking, and hiking. Boone and Blowing Rock also have a variety of winter sports such as skiing, and snowboarding as well as Grandfather Mountain, Tweetsie Railroad, and gem mines.
Hickory and Winston-Salem are located about one hour and forty-five minutes away offer a variety of fine dining restaurants, malls, shopping, and recreational parks.
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