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The rich and diverse culture of North Carolina’s people and places is depicted throughout the many museums and cultural institutions across the state.
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Pamper yourself at AAA 5 Diamond Hotels, explore art, history and science museums, and drink and dine in the Tastiest Town in the South.
The Brunswick Islands offers 45 miles of beaches, where you can fill your day boating, fishing, dining, playing golf and a number of family-friendly activities.
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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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