Four excursions will be offered on Tuesday afternoon. Please sign up for an excursion at check-in or by 11 am on Monday in the business office. All excursions are included in the registration fee.


  • Hike to Flat Top: Join us for an 8 mile hike (4 miles up, 4 miles back) through the Moses Cone Park. This intensive hike will ascend to the fire tower for stunning views of the surrounding areas. This hike will be guided by the Chetola Recreation Director Gary Woolard. This hike will depart from Chetola Sports and Recreation Center at 1 pm.


  • Nature Walk: Take a walk through the maze and see the old apple barn. This scenic walk is in flat terrain and maps will be provided by Chetola resort. The nature walk will be departing at 2 pm from Chetola Resort Lobby.


  • Wine tasting: (Limited spaces) Join us for a pleasant walk into the town of Blowing Rock for wine tasting at Sunset and Vine. Wine store staff will be pouring a flight of five wines. Meet at 2 pm on the steps in front of the Chetola Resort Lobby.


  • Tour of Blowing Rock Brewing Company: (Limited spaces) Blowing Rock Brewing Company is a local brew-spot only a 1 mile (1.6 km) walk from the Chetola Resort. They have a number of beers that ‘capture the finest qualities of the high country’. Come to enjoy beer, lawn games, and a tour of the brewery. Meet at 2 pm on the steps in front of the Chetola Resort Lobby.