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North Carolina offers 400-plus golf courses across the state with temperatures that allow play year-round.
With roots in moonshine, several distillers continue the tradition of making white whiskey, as well as vodka, gin and rum.
Drive roads that double as destinations from the Cherohala Skyway to the Outer Banks Byway.
This area is an outdoor playground year-round, including some of the best camping, hiking, biking and fishing around.
The Triad cities and their neighboring towns are rich in history and culture.
The greater Topsail area is one of three quieter beach destinations on the southeast coast of North Carolina.
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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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Known for its spacious beach and crystal clear waters, Wrightsville Beach is full of outdoor activities perfect for spring. Wrightsville Beach was…
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Hendersonville (10.60 mile)
May 2 , May 3
Tour de Falls, DuPont State Recreational Forest, tour the waterfalls by bus. Cars and buses are normally not allowed in the forest.
Mills River (12.29 mile)
Burly Beers and Barleywines Festival celebrates the bold, malt-forward beers common in the cooler months. Over 50 breweries from across the country come to Sierra Nevada’s brewery in Mills River, NC.
Fletcher (11.79 mile)
May 22 - 25
The Blue Ridge Agility Club of Western North Carolina hosts an American Kennel Club Dog (AKC) dog agility trial. Spectators are welcomed to at...
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Flat Rock (0.57 mile)
Fresh local ingredients. Inspired world cuisine. Highland Lake Inn & Resort, located in Historic Flat Rock, just minutes from downtown Hendersonville and a short drive from Asheville.
Flat Rock (1.13 mile)
American, Southern / Home Cooking
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a relaxed atmosphere.
Asheville (1.36 mile)
A casual chic restaurant inspired by North Carolina’s rich literary history. With a menu inspired by farm-to-table dining and offering locally grow...
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East Flat Rock (0.15 mile)
Mapleton Cottage is located in a quiet neighborhood, with 2 bedrooms, one with a full bed, the other with twin beds, and 1 bath with walk-in shower...
Renew your spirit at Highland Lake Inn & Resort, for vacation, romantic getaway or business retreats. We're here to meet every need.
Hendersonville (0.75 mile)
A family-owned RV park in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in Hendersonville. Each over-sized campsite features full hook-ups, cable TV and wireless Internet access. We have cottages, too.
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