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Forget the heat of summer amid cool breezes when you tee it up in the mountains of North Carolina.
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The rich and diverse culture of North Carolina’s people and places is depicted throughout the many museums and cultural institutions across the state.
Travel down the Blue Ridge Parkway and you’ll discover art galleries, craft breweries, natural attractions and more.
Pamper yourself at AAA 5 Diamond Hotels, explore art, history and science museums, and drink and dine in the Tastiest Town in the South.
The Brunswick Islands offers 45 miles of beaches, where you can fill your day boating, fishing, dining, playing golf and a number of family-friendly activities.
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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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Hickory (4.82 mile)
October 16 - 17
Wood working extravaganza and sale. Free demonstrations and classes.
Hickory (8.78 mile)
The sixth annual Bethlehem Day Festival & Cruise-In will feature a wide variety of arts/crafts vendors, games, food, children's activities, and a cruise-in.
Hickory (7.00 mile)
September 11 , September 18
Live music under the sails. Bring chair/blanket. Great restaurants downtown where you can eat dinner before the music starts. Or bring your own picnic!
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Conover (0.73 mile)
Freshly Made in Front of You With All Your Favorites
Conover (0.81 mile)
A distinctive flavor profile; wholesome, high-quality products made from scratch; and a fun, festive restaurant design with fast, friendly service.
Conover (0.99 mile)
Indescribably good! Salads, chicken and much more!
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Hotels & Motels
Choose from a variety of room types including standard hotel rooms and two room suites, all available with either two double beds or one king bed. ...
Conover (2.34 mile)
No lease obligation, fully furnished efficiencies with separate bedrooms, reasonable cost, short- or long term rental with all utilities included.
Conover (2.57 mile)
Winning awards in the Hickory area. The only hotel in the area that offers a free Bright Side Breakfast that's cooked-to-order to all of our guests.
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