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Whether you’re whitewater rafting, fishing, swimming or sailing, our waters add excitement to any trip.
Get hands-on and interactive while touring exhibits dedicated to science, history, pirates, dinosaurs, flight and sports.
Play a round at Grove Park Inn or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
Visit our first state capitol at Tryon Palace, walk in Blackbeard’s footsteps in Bath, and enjoy year-round sailing, fishing and paddling.
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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 (6.23 mile)
Few bass players in the history of modern New Orleans music are as storied as George Porter Jr.
Emily Kopp - opening. The concert is open to the public.
Taylorsville (14.74 mile)
A fantastic assortment of entertainment, food and vendors. The festival boasts three entertainment stages, a Kid’s Korner, wonderful crafts, fun contests and, of course, incredible food.
Statesville (19.57 mile)
November 14 , November 15
In honor of Veteran's Day, learn about more than 300 years of NC military history through camp and uniform displays as well as weapons firing demonstrations.
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Conover (0.73 mile)
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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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