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Our resorts and spas are honored frequently by travel publications and are idyllic spots for romantic getaways, relaxation weekends and weddings.
Choose a top-rated golf course on the North Carolina coast, where mild temperatures allow pleasant tee times year-round.
Take in a baseball game at renowned ballparks in Asheville and Durham; watch world-class horse shows in Mill Spring; and cheer on the Charlotte Hornets during their playoff run.
On our southernmost shores you can enjoy 35 golf courses, Calabash seafood and family-friendly beaches boasting sunrise and sunset views.
An area rich in history and culture, this region also is home to furniture making, a barbecue battleground and Yadkin Valley wineries.
Enjoy mile-high views at Grandfather Mountain, visit landmark country stores, stay at a top-notch resort or cozy cabin, and hike trails including the highest peaks in the East.
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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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The Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau promotes this destination area, which includes Asheville, Black Mountain, Biltmore Forest, Weaverville…
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Asheville (14.74 mile)
May 21 - 22 , November 12 - 13
The largest and most walkable tour of working artists' studios in the region.
Asheville (13.81 mile)
The largest one-day, free music and arts festival in Western NC.
Little Switzerland (19.02 mile)
May 21 , June 18
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Guided nighttime underground mine tours unlock vibrant hidden colors available only under ultraviolet light, commonly called black light..
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Mars Hill (5.44 mile)
Quick service restaurant offering made from scratch biscuits, delicious burgers, fresh fried chicken and Hershey ice cream.
Mars Hill (5.66 mile)
Traditional Japanese. Hibachi and sushi
Mars Hill (6.00 mile)
Southern / Home Cooking
Country cooking. Homemade daily specials. Burgers, fries and root beer floats. Homemade pies. Open Monday through Saturday 6-9, Sunday 7-5.
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Barnardsville (0.62 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Old farm house and guest house on 24 acres. Sumptuous breakfasts and homemade breads. Close proximity to Asheville.
Mars Hill (5.53 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Modern motel accommodations. Swimming pool and deluxe complimentary Continental breakfast. Close to Interstate 26 and near Mars Hill University. Pet friendly rooms available.
Mars Hill (5.76 mile)
Daily/weekly rental of fully equipped and furnished cabin in rural Madison County. Dog friendly. Sits on 40 acres with walking paths to a private waterfall. Fishing pond on property.
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