Attractions and Upcoming Events

Spruce Pine Gem & Gold Mine

Mine for native gemstones with one of the oldest mining families in North Carolina. Documented by National Geographic Magizine. Mining this area since 1810. Featured on PBS and in Readers Digest. Open year-round with covered flumes. Heated indoor flume in winter with warm water. Gemcutting &

Spruce Pine, NC Pioneer History

Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine

As seen on the "Learning Channel,"

Spruce Pine, NC Pioneer History

The Blue Ridge Soap Shed

Visitors can see soap made dailyApril - October, and enjoy all our handmade soaps (70+ varieties)

Spruce Pine, NC Tours

Historic Orchard at Altapass

Enjoy hayrides following the path of the Revolutionary War mountain soldiers or storytelling hayrides about our part of the mountains. An Appalachian cultural & historical center celebrating the people, music, art &

Spruce Pine, NC Orchards

Grassy Creek Golf & Country Club

Challenging par-72 golf course offering small, fast bentgrass greens and a 90 cart path rule, weather permitting. Championship (6277 yards, 70.2 rating, 132 slope); Middle (5744 yards, 68.0 rating, 125 slope); Forward (4797 yards, 68.9 rating, 125 slope). 18 holes, par 72. clubhouse, rstrnt./

Spruce Pine, NC Golf Courses

Things to do near Spruce Pine, NC

Pinebrae Manor Bed & Breakfast

Quiet B&B Home with beautiful wooded view, porch rockers, nature trail, jogging or walking area, comfortable large rooms with...

Fred's General Mercantile

An old fashioned general store with a full service deli, and seasonally, a ski shop, wild bird shop, and Christmas shop. "If...

Green River Cove Campgrounds & White Water Outfitters

Small rustic campground located on the Green River; some water and electric hook-ups. Tube rentals for Green River as well as...

Up Yonder

A mountain cottage nestled high in a mountain cove on 96 secluded acres. Two bedroom, living room, large kitchen with microw...