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About West Jefferson

West Jefferson, North Carolina, boasts that it is quintessentially American. It's in the Blue Ridge Mountains, so the scenery is fantastic, and it's cool in summer because of the mountain breezes. For a peaceful vacation in the mountains, West Jefferson is the place to go. Just pick your vacation rental on FlipKey and get started!

About West Jefferson

The Cherokee, Creek and Shawnee Indians hunted around West Jefferson North Carolina, well before the arrival of Peter Jefferson, the leader of a surveying expedition. His mission was to establish a line between North Carolina and Virginia.

West Jefferson has an active arts district where visitors can see interesting murals, public art and wander around art galleries.

One of West Jefferson's culinary attractions is Ashe County Cheese. Try it before you leave!

In summer, there are many events to enjoy, festivals and concerts. In fall, the foliage is truly beautiful, and there are also annual festivals. If you want to, you can even pick your own pumpkins. Take them home with you and make Jack o' lanterns.

What to do in West Jefferson

West Jefferson is the gateway to the Blue Ridge Parkway, a beautiful scenic road. It’s a wonderful place for walking, hiking and exploring the great outdoors. There are many back roads to explore in the area around West Jefferson too.

You can drive or hike to the top of Mount Jefferson, so head to the State Park. If you are feeling energetic, hike the Appalachian trail, or at least part of it. You can also hike in Grayson Highlands State Park and find the herds of wild ponies that live there.

There are several golf courses in the area around West Jefferson, including a disc golf course. If fly fishing is more your thing, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy it here.

You can even take an art class in downtown West Jefferson. Of course, there are winter sports to try, too.

Whatever season you visit West Jefferson, North Carolina, you will find lots of things to do.

Top travel tips for West Jefferson

Once you are in West Jefferson, North Carolina, you can get around by bus, or rent a car.

Fly into Ashe County airport, and rent a car or take a taxi to your accommodation.

With all the beautiful scenery and natural attractions to tempt you in and around West Jefferson, you’ll need a good pair of walking shoes! 

For an exhilarating, but peaceful vacation, visit West Jefferson, North Carolina. Go in summer and take full advantage of the cool mountain breezes. Go up mountains, hike trails or simply relax and recharge your batteries.

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