Archive for June, 2016

Fourth of July Celebrations in the High Country

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016


Many people come to the mountains for the tranquility and the chance to relax. If however, you like a little flash and noise while on vacation then by all means check out this list of Fourth of July Festivities going on this weekend.

Ray Russell Runs the Blue Ridge Parkway

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

                                                                                           Congratulations to Ray Russell, founder of great resource for local weather forecasts in the High Country, who on June 9th completed a month long run of the entire length of the Blue Ridge Parkway, from milepost 0 in Waynesboro, Virginia to the southern terminus at the Smoky Mountains 469 miles down the road.  He used the run as a celebration of the National Park Service and as an opportunity to raise money for the  Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation. You can read about and see pictures of his adventure at his blog relaywithray.

Blue Ridge Brutal 2016

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Drive On The Parkway? Never!Registration is now open for the 2016 Blue Ridge Brutal bicycling challenge. Ashe County’s premier cycling event takes place August 13 and begins in nearby West Jefferson. The routes explore the beautiful scenery of the North Carolina high country including the Blue Ridge Parkway passing right by the Mountain View Lodge. So register for the ride and make your reservations for one of our cabins

New River Blues Festival

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Feelin’  lowdown? Like you got a Hellhound on your tail? Well if you’ve got the blues come on down to the New River Blues Festival at the River House Inn! Now it ain’t nobody’s business if you do, but you’ll hear some good music to soothe your soul down at Grassy Creek  Labor Day Sunday, September 4, 2016

starting at Noon. Check it out.web-headers-9