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Dig for gold, emeralds and gems at kid-friendly mines or visit offbeat and one-of-a-kind museums and monuments.
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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 (15.04 mile)
Come enjoy the Bethlehem Star Lighting in the Bethlehem Community of Alexander County. Activities include a living manger scene, refreshments, and much more.
Hickory (13.84 mile)
A six-piece powerhouse band with a sound that is both unique and timeless. Concert is open to the public.
Taylorsville (15.84 mile)
The public is invited to participate in the 6th Annual Rotary’s Reindeer 8K Romp on Saturday, November 28 at 9:00 a.m. in Alexander County.
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Claremont (4.31 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 (4.65 mile)
American, Southern / Home Cooking
Sit down to a meal or take it with you! Friendly service.
Conover (4.95 mile)
Making a difference one family at a time! Hamburgers, chicken, wraps, fries, shakes and more!
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Troutman (8.18 mile)
Family Tent/Trailer Camping or Group Tent Camping available.
Newton (8.56 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
The bedrooms are all tastefully restored and contain full private bathrooms for guests' convenience. The high ceilings and antique décor give the Trott House Inn a feeling of casual elegance.
Conover (8.77 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. ...
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