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Valdese (11.96 mile)
Come to Valdese and enjoy our Independence Day Celebration!
Spruce Pine (17.09 mile)
Free music from 11:00-4:30. Admission for the meal is a dish to share, large enough for your party with some extra for the musicians who will be entertaining all day.
Little Switzerland (19.39 mile)
June 5 , June 6
Artisan League of Little Switzerland - featuring unique handmade gifts
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Morganton (3.55 mile)
Lunch on the River. Eat inside or outside.
Morganton (4.21 mile)
Right on the River. Dining inside or outside in the warmer months. Stroll down the River Walk (Greenway) before or after diner.
Morganton (5.22 mile)
Stylish coffeehouse located in the heart of downtown Morganton. Specialty drinks, sandwiches, and dessert. Upper Wine room opens at night with tapas menu.
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Glen Alpine (0.17 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
This 1913 Country Manor turned B & B offers 4 luxurious guest rooms, spacious and elegant common rooms, a 'green' environment, the best porch in Burke County and unbeatable outdoor event space.
Morganton (3.13 mile)
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Remodeled 2013. New furnishings in every room.
Nebo (4.19 mile)
Located near beautiful Lake James, the property features four cabins, baths, cable TV, a/c, complete kitchen, swimming pool and front porch with rockers.
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