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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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Blowing Rock area
The Blowing Rock TDA promotes travel to the beautiful Blowing Rock area. It supports the Blowing Rock Visitor Center, which offers information on all…
Promotes Boone, Valle Crucis, Foscoe, Sugar Grove and Todd to visitors. We invite you to explore the Boone area.
Visitor information, brochures, referrals, toll-free number. Group tour information kits, itineraries and help in planning group tours in the area.
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West Jefferson (18.90 mile)
December 5 , December 5
Celebrate the Christmas season in historic downtown West Jefferson with a visit from Santa, holiday story time & crafts, Tree Fest & the art gallery open house!
October 17 , December 19
An evening of poetry, short stories, music and prose by local writers.
Blowing Rock (9.22 mile)
Games, downtown trick-or-treating, and the Monster March! Free family fun...
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Valle Crucis (2.56 mile)
American, Cajun / Creole
Full-service restaurant featuring regional Southern cuisine. Outdoor dining in North Carolina’s first Rural Historic District, Valle Crucis, or ind...
Valle Crucis (2.60 mile)
Over Yonder is a destination restaurant in Valle Crucis, near Boone, Banner Elk and Blowing Rock that features Appalachian cuisine in a relaxed, historic setting.
Valle Crucis (2.67 mile)
Almost all foods at Simplicity's are handcrafted and homemade. Our gourmet and organic menus vary seasonally so we can best showcase the wonderful produce and products available locally.
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Valle Crucis (1.58 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Inn at Little Pond Farm is a charming farmhouse C.1900 with a fresh and luxurious approach to innkeeping. Our five inviting rooms are detailed to p...
Valle Crucis (2.06 mile)
Since 1790, travelers and residents of Valle Crucis have enjoyed the warm hospitality of the Baird House. Located on 16 private quiet acres along t...
Vilas (2.42 mile)
A 2-story log cabin with 5 luxurious bedrooms, large comfortable porches, sweeping views, and plenty of privacy. The lodge overlooks Valle Crucis. ...
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