Attractions: The Parkway Craft Center

The Southern Highland Craft Guild is an important organization that promotes the crafts and crafts people of the Southern Highlands and they have numerous craft center sand guild shops from North Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky. One such craft center, the Parkway Craft Center is located just a short distance from Beech Mountain NC in Blowing Rock, right off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. If you are booking on of our Beech Mountain Rentals we recommend that you check out the crafts demonstrations and store at the Parkway Craft Center.

Located at Milepost 294 inside the historic home that sits on the Moses H. Cone Manor estate, the Parkway Craft Center is a fantastic place to find beautiful handmade items for purchase for your home, and for gifts for loved ones. The quality of the arts and high crafts made and sold here is unbelievable. It has operated for more than 60 seasons!

Works from more than 300 craftspeople are displayed and sold here. Often times, at different points in the season you can also watch crafters as they work. There is often a pottery demonstration that you can watch each day as well. The young and old love visiting the Blue Ridge Parkway Craft Center.

If you are planning a getaway to the Blue Ridge Mtns, stay atop the highest resort community on the east coast. Beech Mountain in North Carolina is a renowned resort community located at 5,000 feet above sea level. The panoramic views are awe-inspiring and there is a host of fun places to visit, and things to do. We invite you to check out the deals on Beech Mountain Accommodations at our Beech Mountain Club, The Pinnacle Inn. We offer 1 and 2 bedroom Beech Mountain Rentals. Along with our cozy lodgings we also feature an indoor, heated pool, tennis, miniature golf, hot tubs, a dry sauna, exercise facility and recreation area all in one easy to access location. Stay minutes from Beech Mountain NC Resort.