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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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Step back in time to enjoy the holidays the old-fashioned way. Take a ride on Scrooge’s Christmas Tour Trolley through historic Downtown Salisbury,…
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Old farm house and guest house on 24 acres. Sumptuous breakfasts and homemade breads. Close proximity to Asheville.
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Modern motel accommodations. Swimming pool and deluxe complimentary Continental breakfast. Opened in 1997.
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