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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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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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Step back in time to enjoy the holidays the old-fashioned way. Take a ride on Scrooge’s Christmas Tour Trolley through historic Downtown Salisbury,…
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Concord (19.99 mile)
November 23 -
December 24 , December 26 - 30
Speedway Christmas is returning to Charlotte Motor Speedway and the spectacular holiday light show will be even bigger and better in its fourth year.
November 23 -
The area’s premier holiday lights extravaganza returns for its fourth year with more lights than ever before.
Concord (14.98 mile)
December 5 - 8 , December 13 - 15
"'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse." But wait! A mouse is stirring - because Santa missed his house last year.
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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...
Mount Pleasant (6.83 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Victorian-style bed & breakfast built in 1885. Features 3 guest rooms, a screened porch and gazebo. Full breakfast.
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