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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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Beech Mountain area
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Sugar Mountain area
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Blowing Rock (13.73 mile)
October 9 - 10 , October 16 - 17
(4) dates in all …
Ride on the Ghost Train, visit "The Boneyard” with its Black Hole, 3-D maze, and the “Freaky Forest.” Dare to go through the Haunted House. Enjoy the rides in the Creepy Carnival.
Blowing Rock (12.80 mile)
November 27 , November 28
Free! Live music, caroling, hot chocolate, cider, hayrides & visits with Santa. Plus, the lighting of the Town Tree!
Boone (12.18 mile)
Celebrating Appalachian heritage with live music and storytelling from the region’s best in the arts.
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Beech Mountain (1.07 mile)
Come enjoy the only authentic Mexican food in Beech Mountain, also visit us at 4501 Tynescastle Hwy., Suite 1, in Banner Elk.
Beech Mountain (1.14 mile)
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!
Beech Mountain (0.33 mile)
Stay in our beautiful three bedroom, two bath chalet located close to the ski slopes and a short walk to the golf club in scenic Beech Mountain.
Beech Mountain (0.64 mile)
This rental is a three bedroom/two bathroom luxury condo, sleeping eight. Recently designer furnished with a million dollar view of four mountain ranges.
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