Located just a few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway and the towns of Boone and Blowing Rock, Cielo Falls offers close-by access to many culturally rich experiences throughout the area.
Music, crafts and good food have all kept a strong connection to the traditions of these mountains. Our area is home to Appalachian State University as well as some of the most prestigious chefs, talented artists, original boutiques and popular festivals in the Western highlands of North Carolina.
Whatever your love of outdoor enjoyment, you will find it just a short drive from our gates. Take on the rapids of scenic whitewater rafting or hop on a big inner tube for a lazy float down the New River. Watauga Lake and W. Scott Kerr Lake offer fishing, sailing and canoeing. Explore fly-fishing streams and mountain bike adventure trails. Go antiquing. Attend one of many seasonal festivals. Take on the links at one of the area’s golf courses. Enjoy one of Boone’s nearby ski resorts for some wintertime thrills. It is all close-by.
Less than 2 hours from Winston-Salem and Charlotte airports, our location is easily accessible via state highways.
Whether you are looking for an action-packed adventure or quiet time spent with family and friends, Cielo Falls is the perfect place for your Western North Carolina legacy to begin.