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This area is rich in culture, history and landscapes, and it honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey.
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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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Banner Elk area
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Beech Mountain area
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Sugar Mountain area
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Enjoy an authentic coastal experience on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast, with waters of crystalline purity bordering sandy, sparkling beaches. From…
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Chicago-style hot dogs, sausages, Italian beef, and deli sandwiches, plus soups and beverages. We are a family-owned business.
Beech Mountain (1.22 mile)
Enjoy tavern style food in a great setting. Featuring 12 taps, many from local breweries and a new fire bar.
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Beech Mountain (0.31 mile)
Round house is located on Hawthorn Road on beautiful Beech Mountain. This home is just minutes away from all the fun!
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