• Beer, Barbeque & Whiskey Tours

    Beer, Barbeque & Whiskey Tours

    Enjoy a fun-filled day sampling south-mountain whiskey, craft beer, and sumptuous smoked barbeque. Tour starts at the Visitors Center in downtown Morganton. Includes lunch at JD’s Smokehouse,

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  • Lake James Marina

    Lake James Marina

    Full-service marina with fuel, store, boat slip rentals and fishing licenses. 9066 Hwy 126, Nebo, NC 28761 (828) 254-LAKE

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  • Rod and Fly Fly-Fishing Supplies

    Rod and Fly Fly-Fishing Supplies

    Over 40 years experience tying and creating custom flies & jigs for trout, bass , and pan fish. All Hand-tied! Rod repair. Custom Wraps. Landing nets and lure painting. 828-433-9747

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  • Benfield’s Landing Boat Rentals & Marina

    Benfield’s Landing Boat Rentals & Marina

    Welcome to Benfield’s Landing. “For all your boating needs” Phone: 828-584-0441

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  • Fall Color Reports

    Fall Color Reports

    Click link for Fall Color Reports!!!

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  • Lake James Pagoda- Lake and Mountain Views- Easy Walk to Private Dock W/ Boat Slip

    Lake James Pagoda- Lake and Mountain Views- Easy Walk to Private Dock W/ Boat Slip

    Relax–Zen inspired getaway just steps from Lake James. This home has everything you need to unwind and enjoy all that Lake James has to offer. A peaceful courtyard welcomes you at the entrance.

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  • Colt Bass Fishing

    Colt Bass Fishing

    Colt Bass Fishing is a guided fishing service offering 4 or 6 hour fishing trips on Lake James, Lake Hickory, and Lake Rhodhiss. Fish for Striped Bass, Walleye, Trophy Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth

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  • Hike More Adventures

    Hike More Adventures

    Outdoor Adventure Guide Service offering trips into and around the Linville Gorge near Morganton. Guided adventures, wilderness survival classes and photography classes. All trips include meals and

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  • Cherokee Marine Services

    Cherokee Marine Services

      Cherokee Marine Services maintains and services boat engines, at our shop or at your dock.  Lower units and out drives are a specialty of Cherokee Marine. A certified North Carolina WildLife

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  • Riverside Golf & RV Park

    Riverside Golf & RV Park

    Randy’s Custom Golf at Riverside Golf and RV Park offers a full service golf shop, driving range, miniature golf and RV Park. Here at Randy’s Custom Golf at Riverside Golf and RV Park we

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  • On the Fly Guide Service

    On the Fly Guide Service

    Fly Fishing Only Guide Service – We specialize in having a good time in the mountains of NC! 20 Years of putting clients in touch with fish on the fly! Our home waters are the Catawba River

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  • Brown Mountain Off- Highway Vehicle Trail

    Brown Mountain Off- Highway Vehicle Trail

    The Brown Mountain OHV area offers 34 miles of trail. This is the only OHV area on the Grandfather District. OHV riders may go only on designated roads and trails posted by signs (pole-like stakes at

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  • North Carolina Birding Trail

    North Carolina Birding Trail

    The N.C. Birding Trail has 4 specific viewing sites in Burke County: Lake James State Park, South Mountain State Park, Catawba River Greenway Trail, and the South Mountain Game Lands.

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  • Foothills Regional Airport…formerly Morganton/Lenoir (KMRN)

    Foothills Regional Airport…formerly Morganton/Lenoir (KMRN)

    Conveniently located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with quick driving access to Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Morganton, Lenoir and Hickory, the Foothills Reigonal Airport (KMRN) is

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  • Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail

    Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail

    The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail commemorates the patriot unification, march and battles leading up to the Battle of Kings Mountain. Portions of the trail can be visited in any season.

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  • Upper Creek Angler- Fly Fishing Guides

    Upper Creek Angler- Fly Fishing Guides

    http://www.youtube.com/embed/PCpgvbfkisYUpper Creek Angler provides personal, guided fly fishing in Western North Carolina near Morganton. Over 30 years of combined experience. We specialize in

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  • Pisgah National Forest

    Pisgah National Forest

    The Pisgah National Forest is a land of mile-high peaks, cascading waterfalls, and heavily forested slopes. Comprised of over 500,000 acres, the Pisgah is primarily a hardwood forest with whitewater

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  • Sugar Mountain Ski Resort

    Sugar Mountain Ski Resort

    Sugar Mountain has 20 slopes and trails including 115 ski-able acres. Skiing and snowboarding.

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  • Silver Fork Vineyard & Winery

    Silver Fork Vineyard & Winery

    Silver Fork Winery’s beautiful tasting room and grounds provide a breathtaking view overlooking our vineyards and the majestic South Mountains. The rustic airy elegance of the tasting room melts

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  • Steele Creek Park

    Steele Creek Park

    Family campground and waterpark in the Blue Ridge mountains of western North Carolina. Convenient to Morganton, Banner Elk, Blowing Rock, Linville and Boone with camp sites for tent camping and RV

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  • Rose Creek Family Campground

    Rose Creek Family Campground

    Take Highway 181 North from Morganton toward the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina, and turn left at the first campground you spot. Take the gravel road past the nursery to Rose Creek

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  • Daniel Boone Family Campground

    Daniel Boone Family Campground

    Family campground with seasonal rentals, Camping Cabins and tent sites. 828-433-1200

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  • CBS Sports

    CBS Sports

    CBS Sports has the gear you need from the top name brands and the best prices around.

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  • The Beanstalk Zip Lines at Catawba Meadows Park

    The Beanstalk Zip Lines at Catawba Meadows Park

    The Beanstalk Zip Lines is a great adventure for the entire family. The exciting zip line course takes you first across sky bridges then from treehouse to treehouse suspended from a series of zip

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  • Ski Beech

    Ski Beech

    Ski Beech has 15 slopes and 10 lifts with terrain for the beginner to the seasoned expert. Outdoor ice skating rink. Located high in the mountains of western North Carolina at 5506 ft.

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  • Silver Creek Plantation

    Silver Creek Plantation

    Private 364-acre championship gold course opened in November 1995. The landscape of the course is varied, with a good mixture of wooded and open areas. Bermuda fairways, immaculate bent greens and

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  • Shinny Creek Loop Trail

    Shinny Creek Loop Trail

    This is a great hike to experience the diversity found in South Mountain State Park! 7.3 miles round trip. You’ll start down low on old logging roads, then explore a dry mountain ridge, and

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  • Randy’s Custom Golf Clubs & Repair

    Randy’s Custom Golf Clubs & Repair

    Randy’s is the go-to place for the best golf clubs and accessories in Morganton, North Carolina. The owner, Randy, is known for his expert advice and willingness to share a few secrets on

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  • Quaker Meadows Golf Course

    Quaker Meadows Golf Course

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  • Pine Mountain Golf Course

    Pine Mountain Golf Course

    Pine Mountain Golf Course is a challenging 18 hole, Par 68 course, located 35 minutes from Morganton.

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  • Pavilion Roller Skating

    Pavilion Roller Skating

    Pavilion Roller Skating is Morganton’s only indoor rink and open year round. A favorite place for families and kids to have a fun afternoon rollerskating to the music of today and yesterday.

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  • Mimosa Hills Golf & Country Club

    Mimosa Hills Golf & Country Club

    Private 6,190-yard course. Created in 1929 by famed golf course architect Donald Ross, the course takes advantage of Morganton's natural beauty, which includes a captivating view of the Blue Ridge

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  • Chestnut Knob Trail

    Chestnut Knob Trail

    Steep wooded trail with views of High Shoals Falls and extraordinary mountain views. Strenuous climb reaching 900 ft. Four miles round trip. (Lat:35.60106 Lon:-81.63342) Pick up a map at the ranger

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  • Babel Tower Trail

    Babel Tower Trail

    Scenic views, wildflowers, and rugged beauty. Babel Tower Trail is a tough hike – dropping steeply down into the Linville Gorge. You’ll think you’ve hiked 10 miles before you get

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  • Appalachian Ski Mountain

    Appalachian Ski Mountain

    Less than an hour away from Downtown Morganton, Appalachian Ski Mountain has nine slopes and five lifts with state-of-the-art snowmaking and grooming equipment. Day and night skiing as well as ice

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  • Marthas Park

    Marthas Park

    Martha's Park is a 1.4 acre park featuring a fenced and gated play area with multi-featured playground equipment, 3 picnic shelters, swing sets, and a water splash pad.

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  • Jonas Ridge Snowtubing

    Jonas Ridge Snowtubing

    Jonas Ridge Snow Tubing Park is located in the High Country of western North Carolina. Snow Tubing is the family activity of the millennium, an activity that requires no lessons from a professional

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  • Gem Mountain

    Gem Mountain

    Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine is one of North Carolina’s most enjoyable attractions! If you like gem mining…you’ll LOVE Gem Mountain! Open March 1st –December 31st – Monday thru

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  • Freedom Park

    Freedom Park

    Freedom Park covers approximately 30 acres and is conveniently located on Independence Boulevard next to Freedom High School.

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  • CycleWright


    This bicycle shop is located in the River Village Shopping Center on the Catawba River Greenway Park.

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  • Upper Creek Falls

    Upper Creek Falls

    Upper Creek Falls in Burke County, NC is deserving of a more exciting name. It's made up of a series of falls and cascades, with the largest one listed as 50 feet.

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  • Linville Caverns

    Linville Caverns

    North Carolina’s only show cavern, Linville Caverns is an ideal destination for visitors of all ages. Since opening to public touring in 1937, Linville Caverns has experienced many upgrades to

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  • Brown Mountain Lights

    Brown Mountain Lights

    Be one of the fortunate few to experience this centuries-old phenomenon that has intrigued residents and visitors and continues to confound scientific explanation. Described as a glowing ball of fire

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  • Blue Ridge Parkway

    Blue Ridge Parkway

    Outstanding scenery and recreational opportunities make the Blue Ridge Parkway one of the most popular units of the National Park System. “America’s Favorite Drive” winds its way 469

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  • Apple Hill Orchard and Cider Mill

    Apple Hill Orchard and Cider Mill

    Nine varieties of apples plus jams, jellies, honey, cider spices, apple-related products and homemade cider. Experience the sights and tastes of a family-owned apple orchard. Open August to December.

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  • Waldensian Presbyterian Church

    Waldensian Presbyterian Church

    The history of the Waldensian Presbyterian Church is so intertwined with the history of the town of Valdese that it is impossible to study one without embracing the other. In education and industry,

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  • Waldensian Heritage Museum

    Waldensian Heritage Museum

    Founded by the Waldensian Presbyterian Church and opened to the public in 1974, the museum offers artifacts and special exhibits remembering the early Italian settlers that founded Valdese in the late

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  • Waldensian Trail of Faith

    Waldensian Trail of Faith

    The Trail of Faith is a series of exhibits that recall the passion and determination of the area's early Waldensian settlers. Buildings, caves and monuments document the history and journey of the

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  • The History Museum of Burke County

    The History Museum of Burke County

    The History Museum of Burke County is dedicated to preserving and displaying the heritage of Burke County for current and future generations. Special exhibits and events are scheduled during the year

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  • Table Rock Mountain

    Table Rock Mountain

    Both a quiet place to ponder and a challenging place to climb, Table Rock Mountain has something for everyone.

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