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The Triad cities and their neighboring towns are rich in history and culture.
This area honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey with art exhibits, museums, outdoor drama and festivals.
Tour a decorated battleship, enjoy shopping and nightlife, and surf or relax at area beaches.
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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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