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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
Chamber of Commerce operating a Visitor Information Center on Beech Mountain.
Sugar Mountain area
Contact us or visit our website for the most up-to-date information on beautiful Sugar Mountain.
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Blowing Rock (10.97 mile)
January 23 - 26, 2014
Join the Village of Blowing Rock as we celebrate the fun side of winter at the 16th Annual WinterFest! Polar Plunge, Chili Cookoff, Ice Carving and more!
Beech Mountain (4.34 mile)
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Blowing Rock (11.26 mile)
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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! Choose the meats, cheeses, toppings and bread you lik...
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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...
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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 and video ...
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Guests at the Perry House, “The Front Porch of Banner Elk,” enjoy casual comfort and commanding views of both Sugar and Grandfather Mountains. Beec...
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