Winter Fun in Boone!


With 3 ski resorts less than

25 miles from downtown, plus a

snow tubing park with 30 lanes,

Boone is the perfect place

for your winter adventure.  


Plan your winter fun at:

Visit The Blowing Rock


Ripley's Believe It Or Not-

"The only place in the world 

where snow falls upside down."


See for yourself the namesake

of the town of Blowing Rock

Open daily 9:00am - 5pm

Click to plan your experience

Hickory Nut Gap Farm

Fairview, NC



 Online orders of pasture

raised meats and a variety

of other local goods available for

Curbside Pickup at the farm store

Learn More:

Alleghany Inn

Easy to find, hard to leave!


Located in Sparta, just 4 miles

from the New River and 7 miles

from the Blue Ridge Parkway.


Click for more information

or to make a reservation


Save a Few Presidents

& Get Ready for Spring 


Stop by the Little Red  

Schoolhouse behind the 

Original Mast Store in 

Valle Crucis and warm up

to savings on Spring &

Summer apparel.

Everything (shorts, shirts,

dresses, etc.) is an

Add'l 50% OFF the

marked price.


Open Daily through

Presidents Day (Feb. 21).


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This Week's Climate Data for Sparta

DayAvg HighAvg LowRecord
May 1572°51°81° (2010)41° (2007)1.30" (1976)N/A
May 1674°56°79° (2007)51° (2007)2.80" (1976)N/A
May 1773°49°76° (2007)41° (2007)2.15" (1942)N/A
May 1864°43°73° (2008)37° (2009)1.80" (1988)0.6" (1946)
May 1962°41°64° (2008)33° (2009)1.48" (1945)0.6" (1946)
May 2069°44°72° (2007)34° (2009)3.90" (1986)0.4" (1946)
May 2174°46°79° (2007)38° (2009)1.40" (2001)0.3" (1946)

Note: Some records may have occured in multiple years. If so, the earliest year in which the record occurred is shown.

Snow and rain data available back to 1948; however, temperature data only available back to 2006.