Ashe County Fiddlers Convention!

There's a great little spot in the heart of the Appalachians, near the Blue Ridge Parkway to come enjoy some old time bluegrass music and fiddling. Ashe County's Bluegrass and Old Time Fiddlers Convention is held every year at Ashe County Park in Jefferson, NC. The dates for the 2014 event are Friday, August 1 […]

Todd NC…A Very Unique Community!!

The small town of Todd NC straddles Ashe County and Watauga County. The community offers some of the most gorgeous scenery in Western North Carolina. There is no other Real Estate in Western North Carolina like that which you will find in Todd, NC.   The main drag is Railroad Grade Road, very popular with bicyclists, […]

Ashe County Airport

For many years Ashe County North Carolina was a fairly remote area in the Appalachian Mountains with only a few main thoroughfares. Many of the roads were unpaved and private but during this time Ashe County was not a very populated area. Today things have changed dramatically we have four major highways which provide accessibility […]

Ashe County Government

As in most counties throughout Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Ashe County is governed by a Board of County Commissioners. Ashe County Commissioners are chosen by the citizens of Ashe to represent them in local, regional, statewide and even national matters. The Board is comprised of five members from local communities and hold regular […]

The Virginia Creeper Trail!

The Virginia Creeper Trail is a 35-mile multi-purpose rail trail in southwestern Virginia. The trail runs from Abingdon, to Whitetop, Virginia, near the North Carolina state line – through National Forest and crossing numerous restored trestles and crossing the Appalachian Trail. The Virginia Creeper Trail has become one of the most popular bicycling trail destinations […]

Fresco Paintings in West Jefferson NC

The Frescoes Paintings in West Jefferson NC and the Frescoes in Glendale Springs NC are a major tourist attraction, and very important to the region's economy. Those who do visit Ashe County NC for the frescoes typically include visits to our art galleries, restaurants, shops, and the famous Ashe County Cheese Factory here in West […]

The New River Marathon – Ashe County NC

The New River Marathon's home is in Ashe County NC, in he heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The start/finish line is graciously hosted by the family-owned and operated Riverside Restaurant, which sits on the banks of the New River. This National Register of  Historic Places building is the former herb and root warehouse for […]

Real Estate in the North Carolina Mountains!

The Mountains of North Carolina brings joy and excitement to all that have the privilege of living here year round and to all that visit each year. People come here to escape a fast-paced hectic lifestyle because there's something about being in the Appalachian Mountains that makes you slow down and enjoy all that surrounds you. The beautiful scenery and tranquility directly reflects […]

Tweetsie Railroad – Boone NC

The Appalachian Mountains is host one of the most illustrious and adored attractions in Western North Carolina - Tweetsie Railroad. It gets its name from a nickname which was given to the steam engine by locals who, becoming used to the steam locomotives high pitched "tweet, tweet" whistle, dudded the railroad the "Tweetsie". Tweetsie Railroad  is North […]

West Jefferson – Gateway to the Blue Ridge Mountains

West Jefferson, NC is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in the northwestern region of the state. It was incorporated as a city in 1909, and it is the second – oldest incorporated town in Ashe County.       For many decades West Jefferson, NC was served by the Norfolk and Western Railroad, better known as the "Virginia […]