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

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

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

Ghost Town in the Sky

Re-live life in the Old West, surrounded by the Smoky Mountains. Begin with a ride on the chairlift. Stroll the streets, e...

Hendersonville Little Theatre

Hendersonville Little Theatre Friday & Saturday 8:00 PM Sunday 2:00 PM(828) 692-1082 ...

Ashley Creek RV Park

Nice quiet location. Camp by the creek surrounded by woods. ...

Captain's Bay

Captain's Bay offers the best selection of seafood, steaks and chicken at affordable prices. A family-type atmosphere is enh...

Etowah Valley Country Club & Golf Lodge -North/West

Course Access: ResortHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...