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Across the state, people are seeking out food grown locally, which is why there’s a growing number of farm-to-table restaurants in every region.
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Ride a record-breaking roller coaster, visit the Wild West or beat the heat in a wave pool.
Along these beaches, see relics from Blackbeard’s ship, meet playful otters, watch wild horses, climb a lighthouse and more.
This area is an outdoor playground, including some of the best camping, hiking, biking and fishing around.
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
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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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Belmont (15.30 mile)
May 1 -
The largest display ever staged at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden - ZimSculpt - returns this May to July with more than 100 displayed sculptures reflecting world-renowned Shona art.
July 11 , August 1
Learn a little more about nature this season with Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden's educational Wild About Summer Series, featuring three specific Garden facets this June, July and August.
Vale (18.14 mile)
August 22 , August 23
Grape stomping contest and more both days!
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Bessemer City (0.07 mile)
Open 7 days a week from noon - 11pm.
Bessemer City (0.53 mile)
If you are not a steak or seafood lover, there is plenty to choose from! The Surf & Turf Lodge offers the largest salad bar around with the freshe...
Bessemer City (0.60 mile)
Southern / Home Cooking
Best Southern home-style cooking in town. Eat in or carry out.
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Bessemer City (1.98 mile)
Hotels & Motels
This hotel has an outdoor pool, continental breakfast, non-smoking rooms available, internet access, handicapped rooms, and accept pets (with a fee).
Gastonia (2.82 mile)
Short or long-term rental, with full kitchens and separate bedrooms.
Gastonia (3.03 mile)
Daily and extended stay rooms have been renovated to include large one-bedroom suites and many rooms can be customized for special events. We offe...
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