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On North Carolina’s glorious “Golf Coast,” manicured courses and beautiful beaches set the stage for a first-rate golf vacation.
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Hike or go horseback riding, ride a bike through the countryside or rock climb, take a flatwater paddle — there’s plenty to do outdoors here.
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This area is rich in culture, history and landscapes, and it honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey.
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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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Sugar Mountain area
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Enjoy an authentic coastal experience on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast, with waters of crystalline purity bordering sandy, sparkling beaches. From…
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Blowing Rock (10.20 mile)
June 4 - 7 , July 21 - 26
The 92nd annual Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show is one of the oldest horse show events in the country. Three weeks of competition!
Banner Elk (0.35 mile)
Start your summer with the tastiest event of the season! Bring a crowd to The Taste of Avery and indulge your palate!
Blowing Rock (11.00 mile)
April 16 - 19
The Blue Ridge Wine & Food Festival in Blowing Rock, NC is an exciting event for wine lovers and “foodies.”
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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)
American, Cajun / Creole
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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