Things To Do in Blowing Rock, NC This October

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With vibrant colors of orange, red and yellow surrounding you, there’s no better (or more beautiful) time than October to visit Blowing Rock, NC! The air is cooler, but the adventures are still abundant and await your arrival! Explore with us this fall–it’s sure to be an unforgettable mountain retreat!


Relax in NC Cabin Rentals

Valle Crucis Log Cabin Rentals offer a variety of North Carolina cabin rentals in and around the Blowing Rock area. Warm up by a wood burning fireplace or by taking a dip in the hot tub on a crisp fall night. Prepare a delicious meal in a large, fully equipped kitchen that all of your guests will enjoy. Curl up with a good book and a glass of wine while relaxing on the covered porch. No matter how you choose to spend your time, you will surely feel right at home nestled deep in the mountains of North Carolina. Call today or browse our website for our full selection of log cabins!


Photograph Fall Foliage

Picturesque views of the golden colors will surround you. Take advantage of these photo opportunities by driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway and taking a timeout for a couple of pictures at any of the overlooks along the drive. Additionally, top tourist spots like Grandfather Mountain lend panoramic views of this majestic mountain range. You will make memories that will last a lifetime during your vacation to Blowing Rock, but these photos are a great way to help commemorate your getaway.


Hike through Crisp Fall Air

Blowing Rock offers a variety of trails ranging in difficulty. Venture out on a trail that’s right for you and enjoy being up close with nature. For a shorter hike, the Glen Burney Trail in Blowing Rock offers a unique experience conveniently located just steps from Main Street! Descending 800 feet into the John’s River Gorge, the trail follows New Year’s Creek with views of three waterfalls. This 1.6 mile trail ends at Glen Mary Falls. Tanawha Trail is a nice, moderate hike that is more challenging in length. This 13.5 mile trail stretches from Julian Price Park to Beacon Heights and parallels the Blue Ridge Parkway on Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina.


Sample Southern Cuisine

Take your taste buds on an adventure as well with a journey through Blowing Rock’s culinary scene. This mountain town is home to an assortment of restaurants, many that offer a southern take on upscale American fare. Stop in at places like Bistro Roca, Storie Street Grille, Best Cellar, Rustique, Village Cafe, and many more–you can thank us later!