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Step to the tee among stunning mountains, rolling hills or beautiful beaches in North Carolina, home to more than 400 golf courses.
Ride a record-breaking roller coaster, visit the Wild West or beat the heat in a wave pool.
Across the state, people are seeking out food grown locally, which is why there’s a growing number of farm-to-table restaurants in every region.
Along these beaches, see relics from Blackbeard’s ship, meet playful otters, watch wild horses, climb a lighthouse and more.
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
This area is an outdoor playground, including some of the best camping, hiking, biking and fishing around.
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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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Asheville (19.33 mile)
August 12 - 15
The Laugh Your Asheville Off festival has become one of the largest and most respected stand-up comedy events in the country.
Hendersonville (9.09 mile)
July 9 - 11 , July 15 - 19
Flat Rock Playhouse presents the classic play, an evocative tribute to friendship and human dignity.
Hendersonville (7.68 mile)
July 18 , August 20
Rhythm & Brews is a free outdoor concert series in Downtown Hendersonville.
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Etowah (0.73 mile)
Founded in 1967, Etowah Valley Golf & Resort features a stunning 27-hole championship golf course with full-service club and resort-style lodging facilities.
Hendersonville (2.12 mile)
The Cummings Cove clubhouse sits on a high knoll overlooking the golf course, lake and distant mountains, the Lake Ridge Restaurant presents commanding views..
Hendersonville (3.44 mile)
Zaxby’s Restaurant serves chicken fingers, Buffalo wings, salads and more.
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Etowah (0.84 mile)
Guest House on Little Mountain is located in Etowah.
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