Nestled in the High Country in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina is the charmingly rustic small town of Lansing, a prime travel destination in Ashe County. No matter what the season, Lansing offers unforgettable landscape and scenery, year-round festivals and incredible outdoor recreation opportunities. The quaint downtown offers a variety of interesting and unique shops filled with local arts and crafts, antiques and household goods. Our shopkeepers enjoy every opportunity to welcome you to the area, and direct you to any goods and services you may seek during your stay. Lansing also offers several eateries along the way, from old fashioned country cooking to fresh hand tossed pizza.
Historic Lansing Creeper Trail Park
Lansing is about 20 minutes from Jefferson and West Jefferson, the seat of Ashe County, is only 45 minutes from Boone (NC) and is less than an hour from Abingdon (VA) or Mountain City (TN). You could get here from Charlotte or Winston-Salem in about 2-1/2 hours and just a few miles from the Virginia Creeper Trail.
Take a ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway, A meca for recreational opportunities, a habitat for diverse species of flora and fauna, access to America’s cultural heritage, an icon of American progress and ingenuity, and a gateway to charming communities.
There are several National Parks and Conservation Properties within the area including the magnificent Pond Mountain recently acquired by the State and further to the north, the beautiful Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area and Grayson Highlands of Virginia. We offer year round natural and scenic beauty and a friendly town. Explore Lansing!
Pond Mountain is Magical and Majestic
The mountain was named for the numerous ponds that spring on its ridges from unseen sources and its 17 miles of streams and rivers that continually feed the New River .