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Get hands-on and interactive while touring exhibits dedicated to science, history, pirates, dinosaurs, flight and sports.
Whether you’re whitewater rafting, fishing, swimming or sailing, our waters add excitement to any trip.
Play a round at Grove Park Inn or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Visit our first state capitol at Tryon Palace, walk in Blackbeard’s footsteps in Bath, and enjoy year-round sailing, fishing and paddling.
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
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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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Chamber of Commerce combined with the county Visitor Center. Our lobby area is open 24/7 and offers information and brochures on local events.
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Sparta (4.38 mile)
Sparta holds its annual Christmas parade down Main Street with all the hoopla to kick off the Christmas season.
Sparta (4.48 mile)
October 16 - 18
Alleghany County's artists and craftspeople will gather to offer an adventurous art journey.
Sparta (5.96 mile)
Come find those one-of-a-kind homemade gifts for Christmas.
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Sparta (3.78 mile)
Serving breakfast all day! Great burgers, hot dogs and other hot and cold sandwiches as well as soup and salad offerings. Ice cream bar. Under new management.
Sparta (3.88 mile)
River Rock Grill and Sparta Family Fun Center is the perfect escape for families.
Sparta (3.91 mile)
Come in and create your own gourmet sub or choose from many other choices.
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Sparta (1.12 mile)
We offer a variety of short-term cabin rentals in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Alleghany County.
Sparta (2.04 mile)
Vacation rental cabin.
Sparta (2.05 mile)
A peaceful area to enjoy the country setting, located in the valley looking at the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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