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Choose a top-rated golf course on the North Carolina coast, where mild temperatures allow pleasant tee times year-round.
Take in a baseball game at renowned ballparks in Asheville and Durham; watch world-class horse shows in Mill Spring; and cheer on the Charlotte Hornets during their playoff run.
On our southernmost shores you can enjoy 35 golf courses, Calabash seafood and family-friendly beaches boasting sunrise and sunset views.
An area rich in history and culture, this region also is home to furniture making, a barbecue battleground and Yadkin Valley wineries.
Enjoy mile-high views at Grandfather Mountain, visit landmark country stores, stay at a top-notch resort or cozy cabin, and hike trails including the highest peaks in the East.
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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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