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On North Carolina’s glorious “Golf Coast,” manicured courses and beautiful beaches set the stage for a first-rate golf vacation.
Hike or go horseback riding, ride a bike through the countryside or rock climb, take a flatwater paddle — there’s plenty to do outdoors here.
For a breathtaking experience, spend some time biking in the North Carolina mountains when the seasons are changing or coming into bloom.
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May 1 , May 2
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Hotels & Motels
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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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