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Along these beaches, see relics from Blackbeard’s ship, meet playful otters, watch wild horses, climb a lighthouse and more.
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This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
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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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Rockingham (4.75 mile)
August 6 , September 3
Free family entertainment on Cole Plaza (located next to Rockingham City Hall) on the first Thursday of the months May - October.
Rockingham (8.21 mile)
July 9 - 11
Bikes! Bikes! and more Bikes! All bike Rally at “The ROCK”
Rockingham (1.85 mile)
Mopar Week - Mopars at the Beach kicks off for the fourth year starting August 8th and running to the 16th with events throughout the week.
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Rockingham (10.96 mile)
The Berry Patch is the world’s largest strawberry-shaped building. It literally weighs four tons and was recently relocated two miles up Highway 220 in Ellerbe for better access to the public.
Lilesville (15.14 mile)
The Old Store is a convenience store, an antique shop and a restaurant (breakfast, lunch and dinner plus sandwiches from the grill). The owner’s pe...
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Rockingham (2.05 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites of Rockingham, a new construction with 73 rooms and suites. Equipped with contemporary design and modern furnishings that are environmentally green.
Rockingham (4.57 mile)
Conveniently located off I-74 near Rockingham Speedway and Rockingham Dragway, for easy access to outdoor activities, cultural attractions and exciting auto races.
Rockingham (4.74 mile)
Conveniently located in the heart of Rockingham, just on the edge of the downtown business district
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