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This area honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey with art exhibits, museums, outdoor drama and festivals.
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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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Visitor Center with guides, and information for our visitors.
Contact us or visit our Welcome Center to find more info on the many attractions within the Cherokee Reservation.
Bryson City area
You'll have lots to do in the Swain County. We're home to much of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Nantahala River, Fontana Lake and more.
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Fayetteville (14.77 mile)
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Concord (10.06 mile)
Carolina Bridal Fair has become one of the largest and most well-respected bridal events in the Charlotte area.
Concord (10.07 mile)
August 15 - 16 , December 12 - 13
Repticon Charlotte is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise.
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Locust (8.35 mile)
The Fresh House is a unique restaurant that specializes in Old School Mill ingredients and locally grown food. The restaurant offers much more than...
Albemarle (8.85 mile)
American, Cajun / Creole
A blend of the Bayou mixed with American cuisine.
Albemarle (9.45 mile)
Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday: 4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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Almond (2.86 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Motel rooms & log cabins. Cabins are completely furnished with towels, linens, kitchen, AC, TV, fireplace and outdoor grills. Swimming pool, laundr...
Mount Pleasant (6.82 mile)
Carolina Country Inn provides a safe friendly environment where everyone is welcome. We pride ourselves in our clean comfortable rooms receiving an...
Albemarle (7.27 mile)
We're conveniently located in the heart of Stanly County, surrounded by Uwharrie National Forest and Morrow Mountain State Park.
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