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Play a round at Albemarle Plantation or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Drive roads that double as destinations from the Cherohala Skyway to the Outer Banks Byway.
Go wild at the North Carolina Zoo, coastal aquariums and other animal attractions.
Discover Chimney Rock, Lake Lure and other outdoor sights as well as the quirky charm of this region’s arts, dining and craft breweries.
An area rich in history, this region also is home to furniture and pottery making, a barbecue battleground and Yadkin Valley wineries.
These south-facing beaches are home to America’s Coolest Small Town, Cape Lookout National Seashore and the nation’s best wreck diving.
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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…
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Sparta (15.66 mile)
June 13 - 15 , October 17 - 19
Alleghany County's artists and craftspeople will gather to offer an adventurous art journey. Twelve studios and galleries will host this celebration of creativity.
West Jefferson (13.29 mile)
Free summer concert series held every 3rd & 4th Friday nights May-August, 5:30pm - 7:00pm. Bring your chair, blanket or picnic and enjoy the sounds...
Laurel Springs (13.35 mile)
May 25 , October 5
Taste what Thistle Meadow Winery and other area wineries have to offer, browse craft vendors and learn more about making your own wine. Live music....
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Grassy Creek (4.53 mile)
Much more than a bed and breakfast, River House is a full-sevice inn on the North Fork of the New River, near West Jefferson and not far from Boone...
Mooresville (4.66 mile)
Great food and drinks with a view of Lake Norman and many activities for a fun time.
Piney Creek (5.50 mile)
Features delicious burgers and ribsin a relaxed atmosphere.
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Piney Creek (2.64 mile)
A two-bedroom riverfront cabin on the New River. With loft, it sleeps up to seven. Pets up to 25 pounds permitted with fee. Smoking outside only.
Grassy Creek (3.00 mile)
A 1,600-sq- ft. cottage located on a 45-acre farm in the Grassy Creek area of Ashe County. It is about 30 minutes west-northwest of Sparta and 30 m...
Grassy Creek (3.19 mile)
Secluded log homes on premier trout stream and certified organic farm. Great for a peaceful getaway or vacation with the family. Beautiful long-ran...
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