High Country Helicopters

High Country Helicopters

Offering Elevated Attractions and Aerial Services

Coming Summer 2019…

High Country Helicopters
KGEV Ashe County Airport
639 Airport Road
Jefferson NC 28640
Phone: (919) 239-3187

Click here to get directions from Nation’s Inn to High Country Helicopters.

Posted by Superman23 in Local Transportation

New River Outfitters Canoeing

New River Outfitters and General Store

New River Outfitters is the oldest, most experience, and most complete outfitter on the New River in North Carolina. Since 1976 we have been helping individuals, families, and groups enjoy the beautiful New River by canoe. We use only the best equipment and strive to give prompt, courteous service to give you the most enjoyment. When you plan your trip on the New this year, be sure to schedule it with us.

New River Outfitters and General Store
10725 NC Hwy 221 N
Scottville, North Carolina 28672
Phone: (336) 982-9192

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Posted by Superman23 in Local Outdoor Recreation

Riverside Canoe and Tube Rentals

Riverside canoe and Tube Rentals

Riverside Canoe & Tube Rental, Inc. is located on the banks of the South Fork of the New River in Crumpler, NC. Riverside Canoe, a full service outfitter, offers New River canoeing in Northeastern Ashe County. With Riverside Canoe you can begin your adventures canoeing or kayaking on the beautiful south fork along the 26 mile section of the National Wild & Scenic New River. We offer canoe, kayak, tube, and cabin rentals. Our self guided New River paddling trips range from 5 miles to 11 miles, or overnight. If you’re not sure what trip to take, give us a call and we’ll be happy to go over the details of each New River canoeing trip with you. Lessons are available for those who are unsure or have not paddled before.

The New River, which is believed to be the second oldest river in the world, with it’s free flowing water and sections of mild rapids, is great for novice as well as experienced paddlers. Riverside Canoe is within a short drive to the New River State Parks, Jefferson and West Jefferson and convenient to Boone, Blowing Rock, Sparta and the Blue Ridge Parkway, as well as the High Country ski areas.

Riverside Canoe and Tube Rentals
2966 Garvey Bridge Rd.
Crumpler, NC 28617
Phone: 336-982-9439

Open daily 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

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Posted by Superman23 in Local Outdoor Recreation

Ashe Civic Center

Ashe Civic Center

The Ashe Civic Center offers both quality entertainment and rental facilities featuring:

*A 282-seat theatre/auditorium
*Annual season of concerts featuring a variety of family friendly events including music, theatre, dance, and more
*Various community events throughout the year including dance recitals, benefits and fundraisers
*Home of the Ashe County Little Theatre
*Easy ticket ordering over the phone at 336-846-2787
*Convenient location off Highway 221 between Jefferson and West Jefferson
*Plenty of free parking

Website

Click here to get directions from Nation’s Inn to Ashe Civic Center.

Posted by Superman23 in Local Arts and Crafts

Gem Valley LLC

Gem Valley LLC

Closed for the 2019 Season, will reopen May 2020
Will be open May thru October.

Our operation hours will be Thursday through Monday, 9:00 AM EST to 3:00 PM EST.*

We will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Admission into the park and access to the flume mines starts at $10.00. Please visit our Flume Mining page for detailed information on available buckets!

*Please note that no new miners will be admitted after 2:00 PM.

Note of Interest: This year we have been digging in an area that has turned up many Native American artifacts so there is a chance to find much more in your gem pails than just great gems, and we have also discovered some amazing aquamarine and tourmaline this year. We have expanded the rock shop and added more ore to go through. We hope to see YOU this season!!!

Gem Valley NC LLC
2489 Little Peak Creek Road
Jefferson, NC 28640

Click here to get directions from Nation’s Inn to Gem Valley.

Posted by Superman23 in Local Outdoor Recreation

Florence Thomas Art School

Florence Art School

Florence Thomas Art School | 10 S. Jefferson Ave. | P.O. Box 865 | West Jefferson, NC 28694 | 336-846-FTAS (3827) | TUES-SAT, 10am-4pm

The mission of the Florence Art School is to provide resources for instruction, exhibition and experience in the fine arts and heritage crafts for Ashe County and the region.

We strive to support our mission and vision through:

  • Offering education in all media of the fine arts
  • Preserving the cultural heritage of the Blue Ridge Mountains through offering workshops and demonstrations in the heritage crafts
  • Engaging underserved youths and adults with meaningful arts experiences through our Outreach Programs
  • Promoting and preserving the Florence Thomas legacy
  • Providing exhibition space
  • Fostering an environment for creative thought and artistic expression.
  • Click here to get directions from Nation’s Inn to Forence Thomas Art School.

    Posted by Superman23 in Local Arts and Crafts

    Rosebud Bakery & Diner

    The Rosebud Bakery & Diner

    What we offer: Breakfast and Lunch Menu along with our from scratch freshly made breads, pies, cakes, donuts and more!

    We will have local favorite breads and treats daily and will have many differant special breads and treats randomly available by request or season.

    We will be serving breakfast and lunch specials daily that you can either dine in or take with you. Delivery for local schools and business available with a 30 minute lead time. Contact us for more information.

    We always strive to find the freshest ingredients in our area. We make sure our foods are regional and we love working with our local farmers. In this way we bring you as many farm fresh products as we find available all to support our local farms.

    The Rosebud Bakery & Diner

    102 N Jefferson Ave
    West Jefferson, NC 28694
    Phone: 336-846-3333

    NEW HOURS STARTING APRIL 29TH, 2019
    SUNDAY 9 AM – 3 PM
    MONDAY 7 AM – 4 PM
    TUESDAY CLOSED
    WEDNESDAY CLOSED
    THURSDAY 7 AM – 5 PM
    FRIDAY 7 AM – 5 PM
    SATURDAY 7 AM – 5 PM
    WINTER HOURS
    SUNDAY 10 AM – 2 PM
    MONDAY CLOSED
    TUESDAY CLOSED
    WEDNESDAY CLOSED
    THURSDAY 8 AM – 6 PM
    FRIDAY 8 AM – 6 PM
    SATURDAY 8 AM – 6 PM

    Click here to get directions from Nation’s Inn to Rosebud Bakery & Diner.

    Posted by Superman23 in Bakeries, Diners, Local Restaurants

    Monte D Rey

    Monte D Rey

    Monte D Rey is a Tex-Mex Restaurant Bar Grill.

    Location:

    1447C Mount Jefferson Rd
    West Jefferson, North Carolina 28694
    (336) 846-2100

    HOURS
    SUNDAY 11 AM – 10 PM
    MONDAY 11 AM – 10 PM
    TUESDAY 11 AM – 10 PM
    WEDNESDAY 11 AM – 10 PM
    THURSDAY 11 AM – 10 PM
    FRIDAY 11 AM – 10 PM
    SATURDAY 11 AM – 10 PM

    Click here to get directions from Nation’s Inn to Monte De Rey.

    Posted by Superman23 in Local Restaurants, Mexican Restaurants

    Black Jack’s Pub & Grill

    Black Jack's Pub & Grill

    Welcome to Black Jack’s Pub & Grill. Located in the heart of West Jefferson’s historic shopping and arts district, Black Jack’s Pub & Grill serves up West Jefferson’s finest burgers sandwiches and wings daily. At Black Jack’s Pub & Grill, every dish is created using only the freshest, finest ingredients. We never use frozen ingredients. There is no microwave oven. We serve only the choicest meats, vegetables, and breads. Our handcrafted burgers are the talk of the town but don’t forget our hand breaded wings and excellent subs and salads. Our fun and tasty menu, family friendly atmosphere and attentive staff make Black Jack’s Pub & Grill your home away from home. We use only the finest ingredients, Every dish made to order, Come taste the difference at Black Jack’s Pub & Grill!

    Location:
    Blak Jack’s Pub & Grill

    18 N Jefferson Ave
    West Jefferson, NC 28626
    (336) 246-3295

    Hours:

    HOURS
    SUNDAY 11 AM – 10 PM
    MONDAY 11 AM – 10 PM
    TUESDAY 11 AM – 10 PM
    WEDNESDAY 11 AM – 10 PM
    THURSDAY 11 AM – 10 PM
    FRIDAY 11 AM – 10 PM
    SATURDAY 10 AM – 10 PM

    Click here to get directions from Nation’s Inn to Blackjack’s Pub & Grill.

    Posted by Superman23 in American Restaurants, Local Restaurants, Pubs

    Mountain Aire Seafood & Steaks

    Mountain Aire Seafood and Steaks

    If you are passionate about freshness, love seafood, and are looking for a friendly place to dine in the Ashe County and The High Country, come see us at Mountain Aire Seafood & Steaks Restaurant. Located only a minute’s drive from the Blue Ridge Parkway, we are easy to find and convenient to Ashe County, Boone, Glendale Springs and Wilkesboro. We got mountain charm with seaside flavor dining.

    We are passionate about freshness, select only the best seafood and top quality steaks, and serve it all up with good ole’ southern hospitality. We have all your seafood favorites, from Flounder and Shrimp to Steak and Lobster Tail, prepared just the way you like . And if you are interested in something light, try our 25 item salad bar, or one of our sandwich selections. We guarantee you will love dining with us. Enjoy our homemade hushpuppies served while you wait.

    Take out or eat in, we’re here to satisfy and indulge you with our irresistible menu. Busy moms call ahead or stop by and get a “to go” picnic and head to the Blue Ridge Parkway.

    Website: Mountain Aire Seafood

    9930 NC 16,
    West Jefferson, NC 28694
    Phone: (336) 982-3060

    April thru December

    HOURS
    SUNDAY NOON – 8 PM
    MONDAY CLOSED
    TUESDAY 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    WEDNESDAY 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    THURSDAY 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    FRIDAY 4:30 PM – 9 PM
    SATURDAY 4:00 PM – 9 PM

    Jan thru March

    HOURS
    SUNDAY NOON – 8 PM
    MONDAY CLOSED
    TUESDAY CLOSED
    WEDNESDAY CLOSED
    THURSDAY 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    FRIDAY 4:30 PM – 9 PM
    SATURDAY 4 PM – 9 PM

    Click here to get directions from Nation’s Inn to Mountain Aire Seafood and Steaks.

    Posted by Superman23 in Local Restaurants, Seafood Restaurants, Steakhouses
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