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Plan your getaway around a signature event or find out what’s happening during your visit. From quick weekend trips to longer stays, you might watch a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, sample sounds where they were born at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, go for the top prize in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or enjoy seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays.
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Discover exciting new sights and heights this season at the North Carolina Zoo, the world's largest natural habitat zoo. Climb to a different view…
Nestled among the Sandhills of North Carolina, Pinehurst Resort combines Southern hospitality, elegant accommodations, a luxurious spa, family…
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Newton (18.22 mile)
March 5 , March 12
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Stock car racing at Hickory Motor Speedway features NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing. Stands open at 5.
Taylorsville (4.72 mile)
Join us at the 6th Annual Robin’s Run 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run. This special run is held in memory of Robin Rockett Bowen who was fatally struck by a car while running on Christmas Eve 2010.
Hickory (17.86 mile)
April 8 , April 9
(5) dates in all …
Hosted by the American Hairless Terrier Association (AHTA). All Events, crating, grooming and vendors will be inside the event building.
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Taylorsville (3.87 mile)
Authentic Mexican cuisine.
Taylorsville (4.58 mile)
Mizo's Family Restaurant offers affordable, authentic Italian, Greek, and American cuisine. Everything is made from scratch, with something for everyone. Lunch menu and daily specials. Free wi-fi.
Taylorsville (4.61 mile)
Diner with excellent BBQ. Open for lunch & dinner
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Hiddenite (2.89 mile)
Nestled in peaceful wooded surroundings along the South Yadkin River. Family owned and operated facility open year round with 37 full hookup sites and numerous tent sites.
Taylorsville (4.81 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Located in historic downtown Taylorsville, Apple City Bed & Breakfast offers four bedrooms named for different types of apples, as the town is known for the apples grown in the Brushy Mountains.
Taylorsville (6.52 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Experience the brand new Lodges at Brushy Mountain Golf Club in Alexander County. Each of the 10 rooms features two queen beds, flat-screen TV, full bath, refrigerator, microwave, and hair dryer.
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