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Dig for gold, emeralds and gems at kid-friendly mines or visit mountain mineral museums.
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This urban area boasts arts, shopping, botanical gardens, craft breweries, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and the home of NASCAR.
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Tour the Historic River District, board Battleship North Carolina, and enjoy the surf and sand at Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville beaches.
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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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Emerald Isle (18.08 mile)
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Morehead City (13.16 mile)
Thai food served buffet-style, lunch hours only. Legendary crab cakes by Mrs. Cullpepper. Take-out is routine.
Lunch and dinner, daily.
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Havelock (1.54 mile)
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Hampton Inn features 60 rooms including cable TV, HBO, pay-per-view movies, Nintendo, coffee makers, hair dryer, complimentary wireless high-speed Internet and daily complimentary breakfast.
Havelock (1.59 mile)
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