Mountain Jewels Tour
The Spruce Pine Mining District is the most important mining district in the world with the claim to the world’s purest quartz. For centuries, rockhounds have made their way to the area to dig for treasure.  Today our guests can visit one of our area gem mines with professional and knowledgeable staff on hand to help you find your treasure to take home. 

Free & Fun

Yes Virginia there is a Santa Claus…and yes you can still enjoy a memorable vacation with your family and friends filled with activities, events and attractions that are absolutely FREE! Check out these ideas to include in your plans when you visit us!

Grinders, Graveyards, & Granny Smiths

From historic grist mills, to haunting tales, and savory and sweet apples from an historic apple orchard ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway, this trip will definitely make memories and great photo ops! And you never have to spend a dime!

Frankie & Charlie Silvers Tour
From the Discovery Channel depiction to the numerous novels and accounts written, the Frankie and Charlie Silvers story still haunts those who read about it and especially those here in Mitchell County where it happened.  If you are a history buff, you will want to put this stop on your list.