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Department of Tourism/Visitor's Center provides information to the public on places to see and visit in Gaston County, as well as regional…
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Belmont (12.29 mile)
March 19 , March 20
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Southern/Country cooking. Meat and vegetable plates, daily specials and also, serving sandwiches.
Gastonia (0.10 mile)
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Dallas (0.77 mile)
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Gastonia (2.21 mile)
Americas Best Value Inn has handicap access, non-smoking rooms, meeting rooms, outdoor pool, internet access, and accept pets.
Gastonia (2.23 mile)
Amenities available are:
Kids Stay Free**
Pets Welcome (View Policy)
Free HBO & ESPN
Free Local Phone*
Free Morning Coffee
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