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Play a round in the Home of American Golf, visit the Airborne & Special Operations Museum, and explore nature trails and historic sites.
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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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Whether you visit for the day or stay overnight, you’ll find plentiful sights and activities to appeal to a variety of ages and diverse interests.
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Conveniently located off of US-421. Our friendly 24-hour front desk staff is here to help make us your hotel of choice. Start your day right with our free continental breakfast.
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