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Step back in time in this 18th century Moravian settlement's museums, gardens and bakery.
Hit the trail in Pisgah National Forest, at the U.S. National Whitewater Center or on a coastal byway.
Play a round at Pine Needles Golf Club or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Enjoy mile-high views at Grandfather Mountain, visit landmark country stores, and hike, ski and snowboard the highest peaks in the East.
An area rich in history, this region also is home to furniture and pottery making, a barbecue battleground and Yadkin Valley wineries.
On our southernmost shores you can enjoy 35 golf courses, Calabash seafood and family-friendly beaches boasting sunrise and sunset views.
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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 (8.55 mile)
Largest one-day comic/gaming convention, boasting more than 100 dealer, artist, & guest tables. Sanctioned and just-for-fun tournaments for the hottest CCGs.
A wide variety of exotic birds and reptiles. Plus if you already have a special pet at home, there will be many items for purchase available. Fun the whole family.
Hickory (13.02 mile)
August 7 , August 8
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Come experience the most enjoyable and affordable family fun around at Crawdads Stadium, home to the Hickory Crawdads, the Single A Affiliate of the Texas Rangers.
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Claremont (0.33 mile)
BBQ: Hickory Smoked Chicken, Ribs, Smoked Wings & fork tender Beef Brisket. Generous sides & crunchy hush puppies!
Burrito's and Quesadillas made with our own salsa's & fresh slaw.
Claremont (0.59 mile)
American, Southern / Home Cooking
Sit down to a meal or take it with you! Friendly service.
Conover (0.75 mile)
Making a difference one family at a time! Hamburgers, chicken, wraps, fries, shakes and more!
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Conover (4.47 mile)
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 (5.99 mile)
Accommodations/Temporary Housing, No lease obligation, fully furnished efficiencies with separate bedrooms, reasonable cost, short- or long term rental with all utilities included.
Conover (6.24 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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