The Hidden Trout Farm In North Carolina Where Everyone In The Family Will Have Endless Fun

The Tar Heel State is home to a huge variety of activities that are fun for the whole family. From campgrounds to old-fashioned candy stores, you’ll never run out of attractions in North Carolina where you, too, will feel like a kid all over again. For an adventure most people don’t realize is available, head to Grandfather Mountain Trout Farm & Gem Mine.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Keep what you catch and pay for the fish by the pound. Is it more expensive than going to the grocery store and buying trout from the meat counter? Yes, but going the store isn’t nearly as fun!

Grandfather Mountain Trout Farm & Gem Mine is located in Banner Elk, a mere 10 miles west of Boone, 104 miles northwest of Charlotte, and 96 miles west of Winston Salem. Address: . It’s open daily year round from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Learn more from the Facebook page.