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See Santa on the Chimney, feast your eyes on gingerbread houses and experience a Jonkonnu.
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Discover the quirky charm of this area’s art galleries, craft breweries and natural attractions.
Explore historic sites and nature trails, play a round in the Home of American Golf and visit the Airborne & Special Operations Museum.
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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
The Avery County Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center is conveniently located in the Shoppes at Tynecastle at the intersection of NC Hwy. 105 and NC…
Beech Mountain area
The Beech Mountain TDA is a government entity that promotes travel and tourism on Beech Mountain.
Sugar Mountain area
Contact us or visit our website for the most up-to-date information on beautiful Sugar Mountain.
Steeped in history, North Carolina offers travelers an authentic experience by air, land and sea. Whether you’re watching a Civil War re-enactment at…
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Blowing Rock (11.26 mile)
November 28 -
January 25, 2015
A holiday tradition in Blowing Rock, Chetola’s Festival of Lights features a dazzling display of illuminations.
Blowing Rock (11.75 mile)
December 31 -
January 1, 2015
Torchlight skiing and fireworks.
Boone (12.04 mile)
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Start a new family tradition! Visit one of our area Christmas tree farms, choose a tree, and the farmer will cut it, bale it and tie it to your car.
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Banner Elk (0.01 mile)
Using Boar’s Head meats and cheeses, we make the best made-to-order sandwiches in Banner Elk!
Banner Elk (0.03 mile)
Located in the Village Shoppes of Banner Elk, Vivo is a casual European-style cafe offering an all day menu featuring gourmet Panini sandwiches, fr...
Banner Elk (0.04 mile)
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Shop and Play and Wine and Dine! No place like it in Banner Elk for family food and fun! Great home cooking, deck dining plus pool table
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Banner Elk (0.05 mile)
Vacation resort featuring indoor heated swimming pool, fishing/paddle boat pond, boat dock, beach, indoor whirlpools, playground,
Banner Elk (0.06 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Beautifully situated behind picket fence with birdhouses and flower gardens. Located in village of Banner Elk behind the Village Shops.
Banner Elk (0.09 mile)
Guests at the Perry House, “The Front Porch of Banner Elk,” enjoy casual comfort and commanding views of both Sugar and Grandfather Mountains.
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