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Tales at the Hill

Tales at the Hill

Tall Tales and legends have always brought people to the High Country. Storytelling is in the blood of Appalachians- just like soup beans and cornbread, which, combined with a story on a cold winter’s night can make the wind blow just a little less hard. With roots in...

North Carolina’s Favorite Family Attractions

North Carolina’s Favorite Family Attractions

North Carolina has long been a favoite family destination with historical, natural and amusement attractions from the mountains to the sea. Below are some of the favorite family attractions in the state.Carowinds Fun theme park located on the NC/SC state line in...

Mother’s Day Special Offer

Mother’s Day Special Offer

Our Mothers Day Family Ultimate Deal includes Ultimate Tickets for each person in the group plus bonus items and is our best value Guided Tour of North Carolina's only Natural Gravitational Anomaly The Hall of Mystery Hands On Science Activities The Giant Bubbles of...

Spring Break Mountain Getaway

Spring Break Mountain Getaway

The Blowing Rock and Boone area of the NC Mountains, also known as the "High Country" is the perfect destination for your spring break getaway, Just a few hours from Charlotte, Asheville and the Triad in North Carolina and the Johnson City area of TN, the High Country...

Murder at the Juice Joint

Murder at the Juice Joint

Be a part of the wild era of the Roaring 20's in.... Murder at the Juice Joint Prohibition has just been passed and organized crime is on the rise and The Juice Joint, a swanky speakeasy run by Rosie Marie has been jumping ever since! Rosie wants to celebrate her...

Spring Savings

Spring Savings

ur Family Ultimate Deal includes everything onsite for each person in the group plus bonus items and is our best value Guided Tour of North Carolina's only Natural Gravitational Anomaly The Hall of Mystery Hands On Science Activities The Giant Bubbles of Bubblerama...

Chill at the Hill

Chill at the Hill

January 27-30, 2022WinterHawk Tournament Thursday, January 27 - Sunday, January 30, 2022Your Chill at the Hill Ticket will gain your entry into our WinterHawk Tournament. We'll score your throws throughout Winterfest here at Tomahawk Hill and the winners will be...

Top Ten Things to Do This Winter in Boone and Blowing Rock, NC

Top Ten Things to Do This Winter in Boone and Blowing Rock, NC

Winter is an exciting time in Boone and Blowing Rock, NC! Whether you love skiing, zip-lining, exploring mysteries, shopping or just taking in the winter views, Boone and Blowing Rock have something for everyone. Skiing, Snowboarding & Ice Skating With three ski...

Ten Historic Attractions in Boone and Blowing Rock Area of NC

Ten Historic Attractions in Boone and Blowing Rock Area of NC

The Boone and Blowing Rock, NC area is rich with historic sites, museums, and experiences that celebrate Native American heritage, pioneer spirit and much more.Native American Artifacts Museum Part of the Appalachian Heritage Museum at Mystery Hill, The Native...

Cool Grandparents Bring their Grandkids to Mystery Hill!

Cool Grandparents Bring their Grandkids to Mystery Hill!

The coolest grandmas and grandpas have discovered that the best place to make memories with their grandkids is Mystery Hill! It's a fun escape for everyone. because of the range of attractions at Mystery Hill that appeal to everyone from tots to teens and adults as...

Early Bird Family Ultimate PLUS Deal

Early Bird Family Ultimate PLUS Deal

All Ultimate Plus ticket options include crazy christmas for free   Visit before 11 am and SAVE $20!!! Our Family Ultimate Deal includes Ultimate Tickets for each person in the group plus bonus items and is our best value. Your Family Will Experience: Guided Tour...