The Inn at Little Pond Farm

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Things to Do Near Us in Western North Carolina

Located just 10 miles west of Boone, North Carolina and only a 30-minute drive from Blowing Rock and Banner Elk — The Inn at Little Pond Farm is close to countless attractions, outdoor activities, regionally acclaimed eateries and vineyards, art galleries, and more.

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Local Dining

Artisanal — Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Artisanal’s price-fix menu is one for the book, and their exclusive partnership with one of the top, 100% certified organic farms in the mountains of NC guarantees the freshest ingredients daily.

Gamekeeper — Boone, North Carolina
Located between Boone and Blowing Rock, Gamekeeper is known for its interesting and delicious interpretations of Southern classics. The menu changes seasonally blending the traditional with the exotic — making it a fan favorite for both meat and veggie lovers.


Bistro Roca — Blowing Rock, NC
Looking for a neighborhood restaurant feel? Bistro Roca is the perfect casual spot where you can relax and enjoy the kinds of foods that satisfy.

Reid’s Cafe and Catering Co. — Sugar Mountain, NC
A seasonal menu free of industrially grown and processed foods? Centrally located between Banner Elk, Linville, Foscoe, and all the gorgeous Grandfather communities — Reid’s is our go-to for lunch, dinner and everything in between.

Twigs Restaurant & Bar — Blowing Rock, NC
Mountain elegance at its best, yet comfortable and cozy. The food is delicious — and with over 200 bottle selections,14 wines by the glass, and an extensive beer list with over 35 choices — this is the perfect place to kick back and relax with company.

The Local — Boone, NC
At The Local, guests can enjoy a meal crafted in-house from fresh ingredients paired with a cocktail or cold beer, meet with friends for drinks and appetizers, or watch their favorite sports teams on large flat-screen TVs.

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Coffee Shops

Hatchet Coffee – Boone, North Carolina
​Hatchet is a Boone staple! Enjoy a delicious latte and homemade cookie with gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Pro Tip: Grab a bag of beans to take home and remember your trip!

Bald Guy Brew – Blowing Rock, North Carolina
​​Newer to the downtown Blowing Rock scene, Bald Guy Brew boasts delicious and creative lattes in a cozy and quaint setting.

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Breweries & Vineyards

Grandfather Vineyard – Banner Elk, North Carolina
​If you’re looking to drink exceptional wine and snap some gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this is the vineyard for you.

Linville Falls Winery – Newland, North Carolina
This beautiful, family owned and operated vineyard is the perfect place to spend an afternoon wine tasting and enjoying a charcuterie board. Enjoy a glass by the fire or on the patio to take in the scenic views.


Lost Province Brewing Co. – Boone, North Carolina
This gastropub in downtown Boone is the perfect place to grab a beer while you are walking around town.  

Booneshine Brewing Co. – Boone, North Carolina​
If beer is your drink of your choice, Booneshine is a staple in the community and the perfect place to grab a pint and a delicious lunch.

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Other Activities

Downtown Shopping

Boone and Blowing Rock are known for their quaint downtowns full of everything from antique stores, souvenir shops, and high-end fashions. There’s a little something for everyone. Plus, there’s nothing like enjoying the scenery of these charming mountain towns to take your shopping experience to the next level.

  • Tanger Outlets – Blowing Rock, North Carolina. An outdoor shopping experience just minutes away from downtown Boone.

Art Galleries

The High Country is home to prominent artists and several local artists are featured right here in the inn!

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A Wedding Venue With Mountain Views

Exchange your vows in the beautiful North Carolina Mountains. The Inn at Little Pond Farm provides couples who desire a boutique wedding with a serene, intimate setting for your special day.

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