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Step back in time in this 18th century Moravian settlement's museums, gardens and bakery.
Play a round at Pine Needles Golf Club or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Hit the trail in Pisgah National Forest, at the U.S. National Whitewater Center or on a coastal byway.
Enjoy mile-high views at Grandfather Mountain, visit landmark country stores, and hike, ski and snowboard the highest peaks in the East.
On our southernmost shores you can enjoy 35 golf courses, Calabash seafood and family-friendly beaches boasting sunrise and sunset views.
An area rich in history, this region also is home to furniture and pottery making, a barbecue battleground and Yadkin Valley wineries.
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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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The Ashe County Chamber of Commerce, located in West Jefferson, is a dynamic force, ensuring the economic health of our community by nurturing…
Experience the joy of making something with your own hands at the historic John C. Campbell Folk School. Savor the natural scenic beauty of our…
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