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North Carolina offers 400-plus golf courses across the state with temperatures that allow play year-round.
With roots in moonshine, several distillers continue the tradition of making white whiskey, as well as vodka, gin and rum.
Drive roads that double as destinations from the Cherohala Skyway to the Outer Banks Byway.
This area is an outdoor playground year-round, including some of the best camping, hiking, biking and fishing around.
The Triad cities and their neighboring towns are rich in history and culture.
The greater Topsail area is one of three quieter beach destinations on the southeast coast of North Carolina.
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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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Spruce Pine area
The Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center is housed in the Museum of NC Minerals, Blue Ridge Parkway, Spruce Pine.
Known for its spacious beach and crystal clear waters, Wrightsville Beach is full of outdoor activities perfect for spring. Wrightsville Beach was…
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Spruce Pine (12.23 mile)
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Live music and mountain dancing, storytelling and hayrides, monarch butterfly raising, naturalist tours and birding walks, arts and handwork demonstrations, book signings and more.
Little Switzerland (11.78 mile)
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Bakersville (0.03 mile)
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Spruce Pine (8.36 mile)
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