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Directions

Sometimes we can be hard to find! GPS and programs like Google Maps incorrectly locate our address. You can try using these coordinates in your GPS: 36.151252, -81.658115 or use the interactive map below.

Street View images

We are between Boone and Blowing Rock, right off Highway 321. You turn on to Old 321 just 1/4 mile from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Here are some images of the turn coming from Boone (south on 321) and from Blowing Rock (North on 321) to help you find the turn:

From Boone (South on Highway 321):

Turn right onto Old 321 just past Blowing Rock Real Estate…

 

From Blowing Rock (North on Highway 321)

Turn left onto Old 321 just before Blowing Rock Real Estate…

We also have the following written directions below:

If you need further help, please contact us.

Interactive Map

From the Blue Ridge Parkway

Get off Parkway at milepost 291 onto Hwy 321 north toward Boone. Go 1/4 mile on Hwy 321. We are up on a hill on the left.

For up-to-date information on Parkway road closures, call the Blue Ridge Parkway information line at 828-298-0398 or visit their real-time road closure information web page.

From Boone, North Carolina

Take Hwy 321 south toward Blowing Rock. Continue for 4 miles past the last traffic light in Boone (intersection of Deerfield Rd). We are up on a hill on the right.

From the South

Asheville – Take I 40 east to Morganton. Take Hwy 18 / 64 east to Lenoir. Take Hwy 321 north to Blowing Rock. Continue on Hwy 321 as it bypasses the town of Blowing Rock. Pass under the Blue Ridge Parkway and continue 1/4 mile. We are up on a hill on the left.

Atlanta – Take I 85 north to Gastonia, NC. Take Hwy 321 north to Blowing Rock. Continue on Hwy 321 as it bypasses the town of Blowing Rock. Pass under the Blue Ridge Parkway and continue 1/4 mile. We are up on a hill on the left.

Charlotte – Take I 85 south to Gastonia. Take Hwy 321 north (exit 17) to Blowing Rock. Continue on Hwy 321 as it bypasses the town of Blowing Rock. Pass under the Blue Ridge Parkway and continue 1/4 mile. We are up on a hill on the left.

Hickory and Lenoir – Take Hwy 321 north to Blowing Rock. Continue on Hwy 321 as it bypasses the town of Blowing Rock. Pass under the Blue Ridge Parkway and continue 1/4 mile. We are up on a hill on the left.

Eastern FL, Eastern GA, SC – Take I 95 north to I 26 west to Columbia, SC, then I 77 north to Charlotte. Take I 85 south to Gastonia. Take Hwy 321 north to Blowing Rock. Continue on Hwy 321 as it bypasses the town of Blowing Rock. Pass under the Blue Ridge Parkway and continue 1/4 mile. We are up on a hill on the left.

Central and Western FL, Western GA – Take I 75 north to Atlanta. Take I 85 north to Gastonia, NC. Take Hwy 321 north to Blowing Rock. Continue on Hwy 321 as it bypasses the town of Blowing Rock. Pass under the Blue Ridge Parkway and continue 1/4 mile. We are up on a hill on the left.

From the East

Wilmington, Raleigh, Winston-Salem, Wilkesboro – Take I 40 west. Just past Winston-Salem, take Hwy 421 north into Boone (82 miles). Turn left on Hwy 105 extension. Continue 1 mile then turn left on Hwy 321 south toward Blowing Rock. Go 5 miles, and we are up on a hill on the right.

Fayetteville – Take I 95 north to I 40 west. Then follow above directions from Raleigh.

From the West

Knoxville & Johnson City, TN – Take I 81 north to Johnson City. Take Hwy 321 north into Elizabethton, then turn right on 19 E / 321 S and continue 25 miles. Turn left on 194 north to Banner Elk, then turn right on Rt 184, and then left on Hwy 105 north to Boone. Finally, turn right on Hwy 321 south and continue 5 miles. We are up on a hill on the right.

From the North

Western OH & KY – Take I 75 south to Knoxville, then I 81 north to I 181 south to Johnson City. Then take Hwy 321 north into Elizabethton; turn right on 19 E / 321 S and continue 25 miles. Turn left on 194 north to Banner Elk, then turn right on Rt 184, and then left on Hwy 105 north to Boone. Finally, turn right on Hwy 321 south and continue 5 miles. We are up on a hill on the right.

Eastern OH, Western PA & WV – Take I 77 south to Hwy 421 north into Boone. Turn left on Hwy 105 extension. Continue 1 mile then turn left on Hwy 321 south toward Blowing Rock. Go 5 miles, and we are up on a hill on the right.

NY, Eastern PA, Washington DC, MD & Western VA – Take I 81 south to I 77 south. Then take Hwy 421 north into Boone. Turn left on Hwy 105 extension. Continue 1 mile then turn left on Hwy 321 south toward Blowing Rock. Go 5 miles, and we are up on a hill on the right.

Eastern VA – Take I 85 south to Durham, NC and then I 40 west. Just past Winston-Salem, take Hwy 421 north into Boone (82 miles). Turn left on Hwy 105 extension. Continue 1 mile then turn left on Hwy 321 south toward Blowing Rock. Go 5 miles, and we are up on a hill on the right.

Highway 321 Construction

The long awaited improvement of Hwy 321 between Lenoir and Blowing Rock is underway. There is a misconception that the road is closed. It remains open and will experience only temporary closings. It is closed on Monday nights from 7 pm until Tuesday mornings at 5 am and Wednesday nights from 7 pm until Thursday mornings at 5 am. It may also be closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon until 2 pm. Other delays will be limited to not more than 15 minutes.

DOT will keep the public informed through message signs along the highway and through the media. Travelers can get information from www.ncsmartlink.org or by calling the state’s travel information line at 511.