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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.
Get hands-on and interactive while touring exhibits dedicated to science, history, pirates, dinosaurs, flight and sports.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
Visit our first state capitol at Tryon Palace, walk in Blackbeard’s footsteps in Bath, and enjoy year-round sailing, fishing and paddling.
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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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Dobson (18.19 mile)
Shelton Vineyards Harvest Festival Fireside Kick-off with a dinner buffet and fireside s'mores in the vineyard.
November 21 - 22
Enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of the Holiday Season at Shelton Vineyards!
October 10 - 11
Arts & crafts vendors, locally-grown produce, face-painting, hay rides, music, food, and more!
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Ennice (0.17 mile)
American, Southern / Home Cooking
Fresh seafood, steaks, and salad bar as well as home-cooked dishes.
Sparta (7.35 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 (7.39 mile)
River Rock Grill and Sparta Family Fun Center is the perfect escape for families.
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Ennice (1.07 mile)
This approximately 3,000-square-foot home sleeps up to 13 and is open all year long.
Ennice (1.41 mile)
Remodeled older home situated on a Christmas Tree farm of approximately 80 acres. Atop the hill you can see for miles and miles. Quiet, relaxing farm surroundings.
Sparta (4.66 mile)
Vacation rental cabin.
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