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Play a round at Albemarle Plantation or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Go wild at the North Carolina Zoo, coastal aquariums and other animal attractions.
Drive roads that double as destinations from the Cherohala Skyway to the Outer Banks Byway.
Discover Chimney Rock, Lake Lure and other outdoor sights as well as the quirky charm of this region’s arts, dining and craft breweries.
These south-facing beaches are home to America’s Coolest Small Town, Cape Lookout National Seashore and the nation’s best wreck diving.
An area rich in history, this region also is home to furniture and pottery making, a barbecue battleground and Yadkin Valley wineries.
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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.
The Beech Mountain TDA is a government entity that promotes travel and tourism on Beech Mountain.
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Get your summer started early at Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina’s most accessible beach. Full of activities for the entire family, Wrightsville…
Take the ferry to Bald Head Island and discover a golf course of unparalleled wild beauty. The Bald Head Island Club Golf Course winds its way around…
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Banner Elk (0.35 mile)
Start your summer with the tastiest event of the season! Thursday night, June 5th at 6 pm at the Best Western Mountain Lodge in Banner Elk. Bring a crowd to The Taste of Avery...indulge your palate!
Blowing Rock (12.47 mile)
May 6 - 8 , May 13 - 14
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Blowing Rock (10.20 mile)
June 5 - 8 , July 22 - 27
The 91st annual Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show is one of the oldest horse show events in the country. Three weeks of competition!
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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 and video ...
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Banner Elk (0.05 mile)
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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. Beec...
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