The average price of a 7-day trip to Blowing Rock is $1,652 for a solo traveler, $2,967 for a couple, and $5,562 for a family of 4. Blowing Rock hotels range from $59 to $270 per night with an average of $82, while most vacation rentals will cost $240 to $560 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Tri Cities Airport (TRI) are between $514 and $800 per person for economy flights and $1,613 to $2,510 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $47 to $105 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Blowing Rock, NC, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to TRI and stay in a Blowing Rock hotel:

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Blowing Rock is usually early to mid September.

 

Average Blowing Rock Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Blowing Rock for a week is $1,096-$2,509($157-$358 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $47 to $105 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $323 to $640 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $108 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $155 to $189 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Blowing Rock for a week is $2,130-$4,204($304-$601 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $94 to $210 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $646 to $1,280 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $108 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $155 to $189 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Blowing Rock for a week is $3,496-$7,090($499-$1,013 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $188 to $420 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,292 to $2,560 for economy

Lodging: $148 to $216 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $248 to $265 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Blowing Rock

How cheap can you make a vacation to Blowing Rock? The cheapest trip to Blowing Rock is about $114 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $100 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $53.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Blowing Rock for a week is $795-$1,675($114-$239 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $45 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $323 to $640 for economy

Lodging: $53 to $59 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Blowing Rock for a week is $1,272-$2,630($182-$376 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $90 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $646 to $1,280 for economy

Lodging: $53 to $59 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Blowing Rock for a week is $2,544-$4,972($363-$710 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $180 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,292 to $2,560 for economy

Lodging: $106 to $118 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $140 to $192 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Blowing Rock cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Blowing Rock Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Blowing Rock.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Blowing Rock for a week is $2,224-$9,252($318-$1,322 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $99 to $231 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $727 to $1,587 for first class

Lodging: $134 to $270 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,008 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Blowing Rock for a week is $3,644-$12,456($521-$1,779 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $198 to $462 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,454 to $3,174 for first class

Lodging: $134 to $270 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,008 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Blowing Rock for a week is $7,288-$22,494($1,041-$3,213 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $396 to $924 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,908 to $6,348 for first class

Lodging: $268 to $540 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $840 to $1,613 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Blowing Rock Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Blowing Rock is higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Blowing Rock due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Blowing Rock Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Blowing Rock hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Blowing Rock.

 

Flight Costs to Blowing Rock

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $800 average in late July to a low of $514 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $479. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Blowing Rock our data includes 295 originating airports, and 88 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Blowing Rock from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $4,960 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like St Pete Clearwater International (PIE) in St. Petersburg, FL (the United States) at an average of just $132.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Blowing Rock, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $286, so you can easily save about 56% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Blowing Rock can easily cost $340 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $22 per person. Private tours can cost $674 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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