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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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Banner Elk area
The Avery County Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center is conveniently located in the Shoppes at Tynecastle at the intersection of NC Hwy. 105 and NC…
Beech Mountain area
Chamber of Commerce operating a Visitor Information Center on Beech Mountain.
Sugar Mountain area
Contact us or visit our website for the most up-to-date information on beautiful Sugar Mountain.
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Join Mrs. Claus at the Buckeye Recreation Center for a light breakfast and Christmas stories by the fire.
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Come enjoy the only authentic Mexican food in Beech Mountain, also visit us at 4501 Tynescastle Hwy., Suite 1, in Banner Elk.
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Tapas Menu: over 100 menu items, extensive wine list, all ABC permits, live music. Sampling of the diverse menu includes escargot, sesame-seared t...
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4 Sites - On level 3/4 acre land - 2 shaded beside creek. All with concrete pads. Approximately 80 feet between campsites.
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Bed & Breakfast Open from June 1st until October 1st.
Banner Elk (3.14 mile)
Located on over 80 acres of ridgetop property just 7 miles from downtown Banner Elk. We have 2 bedroom cabins, 2 family cabins, small group cabins ...
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