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Play a round at Lake Lure Golf Club or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Dig for gold, emeralds and gems at kid-friendly mines or visit mountain mineral museums.
Drink to the days of moonshine at microdistilleries crafting legal, small-batch spirits.
This urban area boasts arts, shopping, botanical gardens, craft breweries, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and the home of NASCAR.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls, Cherokee and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
Tour the Historic River District, board Battleship North Carolina, and enjoy the surf and sand at Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville beaches.
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Blowing Rock area
The center offers information on lodging, dining, and shopping within the Village of Blowing Rock, and attractions in the area.
Visitor information, brochures, referrals, toll-free number. Group tour information kits, itineraries and help in planning group tours in the area.
The Watauga County TDA and Boone Area Visitors Bureau invites you to explore the Boone area.
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