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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
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Beech Mountain area
The Beech Mountain TDA is a government entity that promotes travel and tourism on Beech Mountain.
Sugar Mountain area
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Go with the flow and see where the water takes you from the scenic Riverwalk lined with shops and cafes to the family-friendly entertainment found on…
When you think of extraordinary golf, the Pinehurst area, also known as the “Home of American Golf”, often immediately comes to mind. Full of…
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Linville (6.53 mile)
July 24 - 25
A special opportunity to camp in MacRae Meadows and take part in day and night activities led by Grandfather’s naturalists and interpretive rangers. Online registration begins May 1.
Spruce Pine (11.21 mile)
Free music from 11:00-4:30. Admission for the meal is a dish to share, large enough for your party with some extra for the musicians who will be entertaining all day.
Linville (7.20 mile)
August 15 - 16
The Grandfather Mountain Camera Clinic is a two-day seminar that covers a variety of aspects that make up photojournalism.
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Crossnore (0.23 mile)
Southern / Home Cooking
Year-round restaurant and full-service catering. Homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, and entrees to carry-out or eat-in.
Crossnore (0.38 mile)
This work-study program is a great way to make a difference in someones life and have a great cup of coffee while enjoying a great menu.
Pineola (2.11 mile)
Family style Italian restaurant. Locally owned & operated...simply good food. We do accept all major credit cards.
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Pineola (1.78 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Pineola Inn offers modern rooms, honeymoon suites, & log cabins. We're conveniently located beside High Country Ski Shop and Country Store.
Pineola (1.96 mile)
The sites are level and grassy. They are shaded and the roads are paved. There are 69 RV sites, 7 pop-up sites, and 34 park model sites in addition 16 tent sites.
Pineola (2.24 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Small, country, family motel. Est. 1951. Reasonable rates. Handmade quilts on every bed. Covered picnic area, 2 furnished cottages. Fully equipped.
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