Directions to The Coves

From Boone or Blowing Rock

      • Take Hwy 321 (Blowing Rock Blvd.) South to Lenoir approx. 17 miles.
      • Turn right onto West Main St. (becomes Creekway Dr.) travel about 1 mile.
      • Turn right onto Abington Rd. for approx. 7 miles.
      • Turn left onto Collettsville Rd., travel 0.7 miles.
      • Turn left onto Valley View Circle.
      • Our Welcome Center is on the right.

From Lenoir

      • Take Abington Rd. for approx. 7 miles.
      • Turn left onto Collettsville Rd. (Hwy 90), travel approx. 0.7 miles.
      • Turn left onto Valley View Circle.
      • Our Welcome Center is on the right.

From I-40 Morganton

      • Take Interstate 40 to Jamestown Rd. exit #100.
      • Continue approx. 3.5 miles on Jamestown Rd (becomes Independence Blvd after you cross over Carbon City Rd).
      • Turn left on to North Green St. (Hwy 181), and travel approx. 11 miles.
      • Turn right on to Brown Mountain Beach Rd. (becomes Adako Rd.), and travel approx. 8 miles.
      • Turn right on to Collettsville Rd.
      • Turn right onto Valley View Circle.
      • Welcome Center is on the right.

From I-40 Hickory

      • Take Interstate 40 to Hwy 321 (exit #123)
      • Travel just past the town of Hudson NC and exit right off of Hwy. 321 onto the Southwest Loop just past Bush Pontiac GMC.
      • Travel 4.5 miles and turn left onto Hwy. 18.
      • Travel 1.3 miles to the second traffic light and turn right onto Beecher Anderson Road. (Look for directional signs.)
      • Travel 1.3 miles to T intersection and take a left onto Abington Road.
      • Travel 5.4 miles to T intersections and take a left onto Hwy. 90.
      • Travel 2 miles take a left on Valley View Circle.
      • Our Welcome Center is just over the river on the right

From Charlotte

      • Take 85 South to 321 North.
      • Continue North on Hwy. 321 past Hickory.
      • Travel just past the town of Hudson NC and exit right off of Hwy. 321 onto the Southwest Loop just past Bush Pontiac GMC.
      • Travel 4.5 miles and turn left onto Hwy. 18.
      • Travel 1.3 miles to the second traffic light and turn right onto Beecher Anderson Road. (Look for directional signs.)
      • Travel 1.3 miles to T intersection and take a left onto Abington Road.
      • Travel 5.4 miles to T intersections and take a left onto Hwy. 90.
      • Travel 2 miles take a left on Valley View Circle.
      • Our Welcome Center is just over the river on the right

From Winston Salem/Greensboro/Raleigh

      • Take I-40 West toward Asheville Hwy 321 North.
      • Continue North on Hwy. 321 past Hickory.
      • Travel just past the town of Hudson NC and exit right off of Hwy. 321 onto the Southwest Loop just past Bush Pontiac GMC.
      • Travel 4.5 miles and turn left onto Hwy. 18.
      • Travel 1.3 miles to the second traffic light and turn right onto Beecher Anderson Road. (Look for directional signs.)
      • Travel 1.3 miles to T intersection and take a left onto Abington Road.
      • Travel 5.4 miles to T intersections and take a left onto Hwy. 90.
      • Travel 2 miles take a left on Valley View Circle.
      • Our Welcome Center is just over the river on the right

From Wilkesboro

      • Take Hwy. 18 South to Lenoir.
      • From Hwy. 18 South turn right onto West Caldwell School Road. Go to stop sign.
      • Travel 1.3 miles to the second traffic light and turn right onto Beecher Anderson Road. (Look for directional signs.)
      • Travel 1.3 miles to T intersection and take a left onto Abington Road.
      • Travel 5.4 miles to T intersections and take a left onto Hwy. 90.
      • Travel 2 miles take a left on Valley View Circle.
      • Our Welcome Center is just over the river on the right

From Linville/Banner Elk

      • From Hwy. 221, take Hwy. 181 South approx. 17 miles.
      • Turn left onto Brown Mountain Veach Rd. (becomes Adako Rd.,) approx. 8 miles.
      • Turn right onto Collettsville Rd. (Adako Rd. ends into Collettsbille Rd.)
      • Turn right onto Valley View Circle.
      • Our Welcome Center is on the right