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Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine

As seen on the "Learning Channel,"

Spruce Pine, NC Pioneer History

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

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

The Blue Ridge Soap Shed

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

Spruce Pine, NC Tours

Museum of N.C. Minerals

Exhibits feature minerals and gems found in North Carolina. Fun, interactive displays explain the importance of mining in the region.

Spruce Pine, NC Museums

Things to do near Spruce Pine, NC

Colburn Earth Science Museum

The Colburn Earth Science Museum fosters an appreciation of the Earth and its mineral resources through exhibits, educational...

Jubilee Cottage & Farm

Restored farm house on the French Broad River, near Hot Springs. Fully furnished, kitchen, sleeps ten. A great vacation ret...

Valle Crucis Mountain Realty

Real estate sales, cabin rentals and property management services located in Valle Crucis, North Carolina. Visit us and make...

Nancy Tut's Christmas Shop

Christmas decorations, collectibles, such as Dept. 56, Byers choice, carolers, precious moments, cherished teddies, Boyds bea...

Blue Ridge Artists & Crafters Association

Non-profit group organized in 1985 to promote and encourage local artists and crafters, and to provide a market for them to i...