Christmas Planning, Local Area Information and Links

Below you'll find area information to help you plan an upcoming trip to the High Country of Boone, NC and surrounding region. This Christmas resource can help you find tips on taking care of your fresh Christmas tree, find lodging, other local shopping destinations, and area attractions.


Christmas Tree Care for Real Trees

Why Choose a Fraser Fir Christmas Tree? - Information on what makes the Fraser Fir one of the most popular Christmas Tree choices.

Christmas Tree Care - How to buy, care for, and dispose of a Christmas tree

Christmas Trees and More - Hints to help you select and care for a tree

Christmas Tree Selection and Care - Selection and care of living and cut Christmas trees


Other Christmas and Holiday Decorating Links

123Greetings.com - Christmas Tree eCards for friends and family

Sir Links A Lot Christmas Links - Christmas info, screen savers, jokes and more

SantaSuits.com - Christmas costumes and holiday outfits

Christmas Shopping - Directory of Christmas shops and stores

EverythingChristmas.com - Christmas gifts, tips and costumes

Cards Direct Christmas Cards - Order Christmas cards online

Christmas Mall - Decorations, gifts, collectibles, and more

Professional Association of Santa's Elves - providing quality Letters from Santa


High Country Area Information

Virtual Blue Ridge Parkway - Blue Ridge Parkway information, VR tours, and more

Boone Convention and Visitors Bureau - Find lodging, shopping, and things to do

High Country Host - Attractions, recreation, and arts and heritage info

Blowing Rock Chamber - Local business and travel directory


High Country Attractions, Shopping, Dining, and Accommodations

Mast General Store - Mercantile goods, clothing, and footwear

Appalachian Ski Mountain - Family-oriented ski resort

Sugar Mountain Ski Resort - Ski resort with 20 slopes

Beech Mountain Ski Resort - Highest ski resort in Eastern North America

Hawksnest Ski Resort - Snow tubing

Bistro Roca - Restaurant & Bar in Blowing Rock

Bandana's Bar-B-Que and Grill - Great Barbecue Pork, Chicken, and more

Boone Saloon - Quality pub food, pool tables and live music

Canyons - Great food and great views

The Inn at Ragged Gardens - No packages but a great place to stay

Gideon Ridge Inn - Great place to relax in Blowing Rock - no packages available

Holiday Inn Express - No packages but a great place to stay

Village Inns of Blowing Rock - Choose & Cut Package available with your accommodations at the Inns of Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock Inn - Choose & Cut Package available with Motel & Villas in Blowing Rock, NC

Boxwood Lodge - Choose & Cut Package available with Blowing Rock Motel and Log Cabin Rentals

Alpine Village Inn - Choose & Cut Package available with your accommodations at Alpine Village Inn


Christmas Tree Industry Associations

National Christmas Tree Association - The National Christmas Tree Association represents the growers of trees and greens, and producers who support the holiday season.

North Carolina Christmas Tree Association - The mission of the North Carolina Christmas Tree Association (NCCTA) is to promote real Christmas Trees through marketing and education.


Recommended Travel Destinations

www.vrbo.com - 3 bedroom house rental in Vail Co for all seasons 5 min to slopes.

www.italianwinetours.com - Professionally guided customized wine and cycling tours in Italy.

www.wilcoxtravel.com - For all your travel needs specializing in vacation travel, missionary travel, disaster relief travel and humanitarian aid travel.