For those who want to get out for sight-seeing, the area offers many scenic vistas and recreational outings. Whether watching the views from Grandfather Mountain State Park in awe, hiking along a forest trail or paddling a canoe or a kayak, you’ll appreciate the natural charm of the Blue Ridge area. Many tourists come just to bask in the greenery of the Blue Ridge Parkway, nearby to our campus.

Attractions to experience include:

  • Julian Price Memorial Park and Lake

  • Grandfather Mountain State Park & International Biosphere Reserve

  • Blue Ridge Parkway

  • Appalachian Folk Music

  • Local Art Galleries

  • Local orchards