Grandfather Mountain Highland Games Homepage
Presenting the annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and Gathering of Scottish
Clans, to foster and restore interest in traditional dancing, piping, ...

  • GMHG's New Office Buildiing The Ellice and Rosa McDonald Scottish Heritage Center The 52th Grandfather Mountain Highland Games will be held July 12-15, 2007 at MacRae Meadows on Grandfather Mountain near Linville, NC

  • Welcome to the Official Website of the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and Gathering O' Scottish Clans

  • OUR MISSION: To carry on and promote the annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and Gathering of Scottish Clans, to foster and restore interest in traditional dancing, piping, drumming, athletic achievement, music and Gaelic culture, and to establish scholarship funds to assist students from Avery County High School to study at American colleges and universities

    Grandfather Mountain Resort
    Complete getaway mountain RV and camping resort in the beautiful Blue Ridge
    Mountains of North Carolina.

  • We are located close to Grandfather Mountain, Blowing Rock, Boone, and Banner Elk

  • We’ll see you soon, and we hope you enjoy your stay in our beautiful mountains! Grandfather Campground Presents The Trading post Published every summer If your looking for camping supplies check out our friends: For an online adventure guide, please visit Click on your choice below for more information | You are visitor # since 05/12/98 Copyright © 2003 Grandfather Mountain Campground

    Grandfather Mountain Marathon
    "One of America's toughest Marathons" in Boone, NC; registration, course info,
    results and links.

  • Grandfather Mountain Marathon Thirty-Nine years of running 'One of America's Toughest Marathons' Saturday, July 8, 2006 7:00 am 08-jul-06 8:30 pm: 2006 Results are posted

    Grandfather Mountain Highland Games
    Annual gathering of Scottish Clans. History, schedule of events, live web cameras,
    and locator map.

  • You are visitor number Over the years we have received thousands of requests for information about the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and we have provided some general information on the event


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    Grandfather Mountain -- International Biosphere Reserve
    North Carolina Outdoor's Guide to Grandfather Mountain. History, ecology, and
    trail descriptions and photos.

  • North Carolina Outdoors Home | About Grandfather Mountain Grandfather Mountain is renowned throughout the southern Appalachians

  • As the highest peak in the Blue Ridge, the first line of mountains that one encounters when heading west out of the Piedmont, it has been a destination for naturalists for over 200 years

  • But Grandfather Mountain will never be commercially logged again

  • Additionally, Grandfather Mountain was approved by the UN's Man and the Biosphere Program as an International Biosphere Reserve in November of 1992

  • Grandfather Mountain maintains 12 miles of that criss-cross the 3000 acre Nature Conservancy preserve

  • Summary - Grandfather Mountain Location: Avery County, about 19 miles south of Boone

  • Grandfather Mountain is the only private park in the world designated by the United Nations as an International Biosphere Reserve

  • Trivia: Sierra Club founder John Muir climbed Grandfather Mountain on Sept

  • Books on Grandfather Mountain - by Miles Tager

  • A natural and human history of grandfather Mountain

  • A good introduction to the effects of acid rain and exotic pests on the Blacks and other mountains

    The Grandfather Mountain Highlanders Pipe Band Home
    (Marion) Plays a wide variety of events, with members residing in three states (NC,
    TN and SC). Site includes information about the band, members, ...

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    Valle Crucis, Grandfather Mountain, Boone, Blowing Rock Bed and ...
    Historic farmhouse offers both lodging and paintings. Features guest comments,
    map, room rates and photos.

  • Blue Ridge mountain historic lodging accommodation providing Bed and Breakfast lodging to visitors in Valle Crucis, Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk vacation travel area

  • A special place for guests interested in Blue Ridge Parkway travel, Grandfather Mountain, the Mast General Store, and in Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, N.C

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  • Alta Vista is located in a historic home in Valle Crucis, N.C., on the National Register of Historic Places, and in the heart of the North Carolina Blue Ridge mountains, close to the resort communities of Boone, Blowing Rock, and Banner Elk

  • L ocated in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Valle Crucis is within minutes from the N.C

  • towns of Boone, Blowing Rock and Banner Elk, and is also near to major visitor attractions, such as the Blue Ridge Parkway, Grandfather Mountain, Linville Falls and Caverns, Merle Fest, Appalachian State University, and the ski slopes at Sugar Mountain, Beech Mountain, Hawk's Nest, and Appalachian Ski Mountain

    Simms Realty Linville NC Real Estate:Land Harbor:Grandfather ...
    Specializing in property at Linville Land Harbor Resort community. Provides listings
    and contact details.

  • Homes and other properties featured on our website represent most of the mountain real estate listings we have available to show you

  • We will help you find your special property in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina

  • Simms Realty Linville North Carolina Mountain Real Estate CHARLES SIMMS, SHARON KISER SIMMS, BUTCH PHILLIPS, JERRY HOLDEN Toll Free (877) 733-5545 Local (828) 733-5455 Location: Linville NC Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2.5 Listing Code: #2041 AVERY COUNTY 164 Avery County High School Road Newland, NC A UNIQUE CHANCE OF A LIFETIME! Potential Lodge or Bed & Breakfast

  • With a 3 br/2.5 bath main house, a secondary unfinished 3br/3baths with sleeping loft log residence and more, this property could provide great year round lodging for visitors who want to enjoy the fun times that all four beautiful seasons of these mountains offer

  • Hardwood Floors Throughout $1, 180, 000 Location: Linville NC Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3 Listing Code: #2064 275 White Oak Creek Newland, NC MOUNTAIN SECLUSION - YET CLOSE TO TOWN! No amenities spared in this 4 BR/3 BA with zoned heating and air conditioning

  • High traffic corner Location Close to Blue Ridge Parkway Some owner financing available $269, 000 Location: Linville NC Bedrooms: 3+2 Baths: 2+2 Listing Code: #2016 Carolida Circle-Carolida Acres 143 & 145 Carolida Circle Charming Home & Chalet nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Carolida Acres Community

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    Balcony of the Blue Ridge - Home
    Provides links to local attractions, lodging, recreation, and other services.

  • Here on the Balcony of the Blue Ridge you can gaze out across mountain ridges stretching almost 100 miles to the horizon, play among the clouds, and renew your soul

  • Avery County, North Carolina is home to famous mountain peaks like Grandfather, Beech and Sugar

  • 3, 621 ft.), the highest incorporated town in Eastern America (Beech Mountain, elv

  • 5, 506 ft.), and is known as the 'Christmas tree capital of the world.' A visit to the Balcony of the Blue Ridge offers an endless variety of things to see and do, places to stay, eat and shop, unparalleled mountain scenery, and friendly natives to help you enjoy it all

  • We invite you to explore the pages of this website to discover more about our enjoyable mountain community, or phone us at 800-972-2183

  • summer Hiking & Biking Trails Open Sugar Mountain Resort Starting in May and running through the month of October, Sugar Mountain's hiking and biking trails will be open to the public

  • 9 Kidfest at Grandfather Mountain For more details A day designed to get kids excited about the nature and culture of the North Carolina mountains through fun and entertaining activities like guided hikes, games, storytellers, music and fun

    Hemlock Ridge - Mountain Cabin Rental
    Mountain cabin rental available.

  • This beautiful and serene mountain log cabin rental is near Grandfather Mountain and only minutes from Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, and Linville, North Carolina

  • Area Attractions and Activities Hemlock Ridge is situated in the heart of the North Carolina High Country, centrally located to Boone, Blowing Rock, Linville, Banner Elk, and Grandfather Mountain

  • The area boasts the Southeast's best skiing, including Sugar Mountain, Ski Beech, and Ski Hawksnest, all within a few miles of our cabin

  • Hiking on Grandfather Mountain, in Linville Gorge, and on the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway will appeal to the nature lover, as will fishing in the area's rivers and lakes

    About Blowing Rock
    Information and links for plan vacations and visits to Blowing Rock.

  • ABOUT BLOWING ROCK N O R T H C A R O L I N A Blowing Rock, North Carolina A Little Bit of Heaven Blowing Rock is a quaint village nestled within the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina

  • The Blowing Rock Express to our monthly email newsletter about what's happening in Blowing Rock and the Blue Ridge Mountains

  • Request Visitor Information Grandfather Mountain A Main Attraction Near Blowing Rock Floral at Grandfather Mountain Hiking Trail at Grandfather Mountain Grandfather Mountain has 11 walking and hiking trails varying in difficulty from a gentle walk in the woods to a rigorous trek across rugged peaks

  • Wildlife Habitat at Grandfather Mountain Popular Points of Interest: Sorry, your browser doesn't support Java

  • or a few months away from the heat of summer in your part of the world, The Meadowbrook Inn is the treasure of the Blue Ridge and Western North Carolina mountains

  • - Deluxe bicycling tours of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the NC Outer Banks

  • Free August 20 The Pipes and Drums of the Grandfather Mountain Highlanders Sunday Concert in the Park

  • MacRae Meadows, Grandfather Mountain

    Accommodations, Log Cabin Rentals, Linville Falls, Blowing Rock ...
    Vacation cabins to rent with pictures, location and contacts.

  • Accommodations, Log Cabin Rentals, Humpback Mountain, Humpback Hollow Cabins, Linville Falls, Linville Caverns, Linville Gorge, Blowing Rock, Grandfather Mountain, Highland Games

  • BOX 47, Linville Falls, NC 28647 (828) 766-6555 ~ (888) 263-3632 Humpback Hollow is located in the peaceful community of Linville Falls in the shadow of Humpback Mountain and less than 1/4 mile from the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 317.4

  • Come and enjoy the beauty and serenity of the Blue Ridge Mountains


    Blue Ridge Mountains North Carolina: Banner Elk - North Carolina ...
    Provides an overview of sports and attractions across several mountain towns.
    Includes events, photo gallery, and links to related sites.

  • Web Untitled Document | mainmenu.gif The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina Banner Elk & Avery Co

  • in the North Carolina Mountains W elcome to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and Avery County, fun central for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and persuasions

  • Here we profile our town of Banner Elk in the heart of the North Carolina Mountains , where no matter what the time of year - winter, spring, summer or fall - there are tons of ways to enjoy the great outdoors all year round! Banner Elk North Carolina , the hub for Blue Ridge Mountain range outdoor recreation

  • New Pics Banner Elk is Ski Central for the best skiing and snowboarding in the North Carolina Mountains

  • Ski the Blue Ridge Mountains at their highest peaks! Beech Mountain Resort, Sugar Mountain Ski Resort, and Hawksnest Ski Resort offer some of the best snow skiing and snowboarding in the southeast U.S

  • For summer fun, enjoy the mild weather as you golf your way through the North Carolina mountains , or explore the numerous hiking trails around the Blue Ridge Parkway and Grandfather Mountain

  • Experience the incredible autumn views, spring wildflowers, and the peaceful retreats typical of the mountains of North Carolina

    Nu Wray Inn - Circa 1833 North Carolina Bed & Breakfast Inn ...
    Oldest Historic Inn in Western North Carolina. Located right on town square.
    Rates include breakfast and afternoon refreshments.

  • From its two-tiered porch guests can relax and enjoy the rocking chairs and clean mountain air.  Each of the 26 guest rooms and six suites is unique and has its own personality

    Discussions of Planet X and the impending collision with Earth, related biblical
    prophecies, astrological signs, and webcam photos.

  • The first chapter is titled MARS and describes an alien shuttlcraft landing in the mountains of western North Carolina which took place, perhaps, thousands of years ago

  • Those are some of the oldest mountains in the world, having never been under water

  • The book claims that a well known tourist attraction there, Grandfather Mountain, where the Highland Games are held, is actually a protrait of the ancient god ENKI

  • The fourth chapter is named after a white mare named Moon Beam or Moony, which was given to Pharaoh on his 12th birthday by his double grandaddy who lived up in the mountains of North Carolina, within 10 miles of Grandfather Mountain

  • The story begins with Sadie meeting Howard on her 12th birthday when he came on a bear huntin trip to the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina from his home in the heart of South Carlina ~ Ceshall Plantation

  • In the Tenth Chapter Pharaoh tells of going to his Aunt Carolina's funeral at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains

  • You may click on the Brown Mountain Lights link to see what you think of this phenomenon

  • Evidence of this, a notch carved into Grandmother Mountain, which lights up a stone set up on the opposite side, exactly at the time of the Summer Solstice, was chronicled in a newspaper article in the Mountain Times, in Boone, NC, a few years back

    Accommodations, Log Cabin Rentals, Linville Falls, Blowing Rock ...
    Contains photos, rates and online reservation form for cabin rentals. Close to
    Linville Caverns, Linville Gorge and Grandfather Mountain.

  • We are within walking distance to the well known Linville Falls "Waterfalls"! Pond and creek fishing, volleyball, horseshoes, walking trails, wildlife, hammocks and swings are all here on the 28 acres of mountains and meadow lands of Cross Creek! Our nicely decorated, non smoking cabins are open all year

  • Our water comes from a mountain well

  • Linville Caverns Golf & Hiking Linville Gorge & Wilderness Area Fly Fishing Trips Wiseman's View Riding Stables Table Rock & Hawksbill Gem Mining Grandfather Mountain Antiques & Crafts Tweetsie Railroad White Water rafting Blowing Rock Winter Skiing The High Country plays area host regularly to: Festivals Craft Fairs The Highland Games Singing on the Mountain And the area's Fall Foliage is Unbeatable! FOR SALE 3 bedroom, 1-1/2 bath, 107 Quail Dr, Morganton, NC Nicely landscaped, great neighborhood

    Serenity Haven:Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath cabin in Banner Elk, NC ...
    Cabin with mountain views and close proximity to area activities. Features pictures,
    rates and rules, map, local attractions.

  • Banner Elk is located in the northwest mountains (Boone, Linville, Blowing Rock) of North Carolina

  • Serenity Haven Cabin Rental has spectacular views of Sugar Mountain, Beech Mountain, and Grandfather Mountain

  • It is 4 miles from Beech Mountain and Sugar Mountain Ski Resorts

  • It is within minutes of golf courses, trout fishing, and scenic attractions such as Tweetsie Railroad, Grandfather Mountain, The Blowing Rock, Lynn Cove Viaduct, Linville Falls, Linville Caverns, Horn in the West outdoor drama and approximately 20 minutes from the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games site

    Rental Cabin in ski country, Banner Elk, North Carolina, between ...
    A vacation rental nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountain. Features photos, rates and
    rental information.

  • Rental Cabin in ski country, Banner Elk, North Carolina, between Sugar Mountain, Beech Mountain and Grandfather Mountain, near Boone and Blowing Rock

    Maple Lodge Inn - Historic Blowing Rock NC Bed and Breakfasts
    Features photos, descriptions, and rate information for historic inn located in
    downtown area.

  • Vacation at one of Blowing Rock's finest Bed and Breakfasts, The Maple Lodge Bed and Breakfast Inn, located off the Blue Ridge Parkway in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina in Blowing Rock NC

  • Experience award-winning hospitality and elegant lodging accommodations for a quiet getaway or leisurely vacation to Blowing Rock - the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina

  • Conveniently located on Sunset Drive just around the corner from Main Street, Blowing Rock NC, and only a short drive to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Manor, Grandfather Mountain, Linville Falls, MerleFest, Highland Games, Lees-McRae College, the North Carolina Ski Areas in Banner Elk NC, and Appalachian State University ASU in Boone NC

  • Discover the natural beauty of Blowing Rock, North Carolina, Bass Lake, Price Lake, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Grandfather Mountain, and The Blowing Rock

  • “The accommodations at Maple Lodge was the high point of our mountain vacation.” - D

  • Recommended By: Mobil Travel Guide Fodor’s The South’s Best Bed & Breakfasts America’s Favorite Inns Bed and Breakfasts and Small Hotels Inns of the Blue Ridge The Insiders’ Guide to the North Carolina Mountains Our Many Guests since 1993 If you are having problems with this link, go directly to Owners/Innkeepers Hilary Hutto & Lisa Carlson 152 Sunset Drive PO Box 1236 Blowing Rock, NC 28605 828-295-3331 / 1-866-795-3331 Member of: North Carolina Association of Bed and Breakfasts and Inns High Country Lodging High Country Host Blowing Rock NC Chamber of Commerce Blowing Rock NC Tourism Development Authority Boone NC Chamber of Commerce Blue Ridge Vacations Professional Association of Innkeepers International | Welcome | ©2006 Maple Lodge Bed and Breakfast Inn, Blowing Rock NC

    YellowBird Real Estate Company. Serving Bakersville, Burnsville ...
    Offers photos and descriptions of listings and contact information.

  • Mitchell, Roan Mountain, Grandfather Mountain, and the Blue Ridge Parkway, the area is deep in the heart of the Blue Ridge

  • You can take the Blue Ridge Parkway south to the Biltmore House or the Thomas Wolfe Memorial in Asheville, or north to Grandfather Mountain, Linville Falls and Caverns, and historic Blowing Rock


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