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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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Visit the Asheville Visitor Center located at the Asheville Chamber of Commerce Building.
Hours: Sunday - Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Franklin (15.99 mile)
The legendary fiddler, guitarist, and singer Charlie Daniels and the Charlie Daniels Band performs in Franklin.
Village People, known as the "Kings of Disco," perform in Franklin. Hits include YMCA, Macho Man, and Go West.
Fontana Dam (15.15 mile)
Celebrate Independence Day all weekend long at Fontana Village Resort.
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Robbinsville (6.91 mile)
We serve a wide variety of food, including burgers, hot dogs, steaks, sandwiches, seafood, and wonderful Southern country dinners!
Robbinsville (9.45 mile)
Bojangles core menu is the same now as it was then: distinctive, flavorful chicken made with a special blend of seasonings and served with hot, fresh buttermilk biscuits and one-of-a-kind fixin’s!
Robbinsville (9.59 mile)
Variety Menu with Breakfast All Day - Outdoor Patio Dining Available
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Nantahala (1.97 mile)
Enjoy our rustic yet modern cabins year-round. Located in the Nantahala National Forest, each cabin comes complete with a beautiful stacked stone ...
Bryson City (2.45 mile)
A magical A-frame cottage nestled on 2 beautiful acres 2 miles from Nantahala Outdoor Center and the Appalachian Trail. Privacy, serene beauty, a r...
Bryson City (2.47 mile)
Our cabin is located in the heart of the Nantahala Gorge, just 2 miles up the mountain from the famous Nantahaha Outdoor Center and minutes away fr...
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