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An assortment of old-fashioned family fun in WNC.

Try a little gem mining, pan for gold, or play some arcade games from days gone by with this assortment of family fun from that magical place called “yesteryear.”

Tweetsie’s Activities


From T-shirts and hats to cowboy, cowgirl and western gear, to old-timey family photos and everything in between, the shops at Tweetsie Railroad® have everything you need to complete and commemorate your Wild West adventure.

Gold Panning and Gem Mining

Strike it rich at one of WNC’s best gem-mining and gold-panning locations.

Gold Panning: FREE
Gem Mining: Purchase a bucket of ore and sift it in the troughs; you’re guaranteed to find natural gemstones.

Arcade Games

Enjoy a variety of games that never go out of style, including a shooting gallery, air hockey, and video games and more, located in the Country Fair! 

Country Fair Games

WNC families never have to look far for an Ol’ Country Fair. Ours comes complete with games like Ball Bounce, Down-A-Clown, and Dart Balloons.

Playground on Miner's Mountain

Kids can run, jump, and climb at our playground while parents rest up for their next adventure.

Face Painting

Add a little sparkle to your day with a custom painted design or fun glitter tattoo. 

300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605