Plan a Visit
Just like every area of our beautiful county, Grassy Creek has a lot to offer, but it can be difficult to find information about Grassy Creek specifically. We've compiled a list of places to stay and things to do that are within Grassy Creek or in the immediate area.
For more information about all Ashe County, North Carolina has to offer, visit the Ashe County Chamber of Commerce. For more information about Grayson County, Virginia, check out Visit Grayson County.
Places to Stay on Our Farm
Nestled on a hillside overlooking our Christmas tree farm and The Old Store, Carolina Pines is a modern mountain home with all of the thoughtful touches you are looking for in a relaxing getaway. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom one-level home features multiple porches and gorgeous views from every direction.
Carolina Pines is managed by Carolina Mountain Rental Properties. To book your stay, please visit Carolina Pines.
To learn more about Carolina Pines by video, click here.
Other Places to Stay
The River House Inn & Country Restaurant
The River House is a quaint bed and breakfast along the New River with a full bar and lovely restaurant serving breakfast and dinner. It is located in Grassy Creek and owned by legendary Grassy Creek resident, Gayle Winston. Most of the twelve uniquely decorated guest rooms are converted farm buildings with king-size beds, private bathrooms, jacuzzis, art, books and country antiques.
For reservations, visit The River House Inn & Country Restaurant or call 336-982-2109.
Dallas' Place/Hiker's Haven (Rental Home)
Dallas' Place/Hiker's Haven is an AirBNB owned by a fellow Christmas tree grower. It is approximately 1.5 miles from our farm and offers all the comfort of modern amenities in a mountain getaway. This classic farmhouse was built in 1900 and completely remodeled in 2020. It still boasts its classic charms while also offering modern farmhouse conveniences. With 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, ample parking, and a huge yard, the entire family can getaway in the mountains.
This farmhouse is located on the VA side of Grassy Creek (technically Mouth of Wilson, VA). You can reserve this listing through AirBNB here.
Unforgettable (Rental Home)
Unforgettable is a handcrafted Buckminster Fuller design Geodesic 3/4 Dome. Set on 40+ acres in Grassy Creek, this air conditioned home provides a fully equipped kitchen, satellite TV, VCR, AM/FM radio with C/D player, washer/dryer, and charcoal grill. With 1.5 baths, 1 Queen, 1 Double and 1 Twin Bed, the home will accommodate 5 in the upstairs loft area.
Unforgettable can be rented through Carolina Mountain Rental Properties here.
The Nuthouse Cottage (Rental Home)
The Nuthouse Cottage is a three story structure with a well-appointed and convenient kitchen including gas cooktop and oven and a dishwasher. Located in Grassy Creek, the home is 2 bedrooms and 1.5 baths. Amenities include washer / dryer, DVD player and free WiFi (40 Mbps download), and beautiful views. Chimenea wood is available year round.
You can reserve The Nuthouse Cottage through VRBO here.
Things to Do
Grayson Highlands State Park
Grayson Highlands State Park is located in neighboring Mouth of Wilson, Virginia. It is 30 minutes away via main roads and 15 minutes away via backroads.
Near Mount Rogers and Whitetop Mountain, Virginia's two highest mountains, Grayson Highlands offers scenic views of alpine-like peaks more than 5,000 feet high. Facilities include a visitor center, campgrounds, and hiking trails leading to waterfalls, overlooks, and the famous wild ponies! Scenic horse trails and a horse camping area with electric and water hookups, stables and parking for trailers are available. The park provides year-round access to the Appalachian Trail and the Virginia Highlands Horse Trail.
For more information, visit the Grayson Highlands State Park website.
New River State Park
The New River State Park U.S. 221 access and Visitor Center is a 20 minute drive away. The U.S. 221 access offers hiking trails, picnic shelters, RV or tent camping, and paddling access. A visitor center with an exhibit hall complements interpretive programs on the river’s history and ecology. The picnic shelters, as well as a community building, can be rented for family or group gatherings.
For more information, visit New River State Park.
New River Outfitters
New River Outfitters is also a 20 minute drive. They offer an array of services including canoe, kayak, tubing, fishing, as well as a shuttle service for those who have their own equipment.
For more information, visit New River Outfitters or call (336) 982-9192.
Landmark Farm Alpacas
Landmark Farm Alpacas is in Grassy Creek, close to Lansing. It is open year round (most days) for personalized farm visits and shopping by appointment only, currently between 11am to 4pm. Their farm store has a variety of accessories and gifts handcrafted from their alpacas' fleeces, as well as beautiful imported items, including yarns, warm alpaca socks and accessories, children's toys and their yearly wall calendar with award-wining photos, and more.
Adults & children ages 13 and up, $5
Children ages 3 to 12, $2
Children 2 and under, free
Because the owners are immunocompromised, please read their COVID policies before you go. To learn more, visit Landmark Farm Alpacas or call (336) 384-1616.