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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 center offers information on lodging, dining, and shopping within the Village of Blowing Rock, and attractions in the area.
The Boone Area Visitors Bureau invites you to explore the Boone area.
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Boasting 17 wineries, friendly towns, beautiful countryside and a strong culinary scene, Surry County is the ideal romantic getaway in North…
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Banner Elk (6.06 mile)
October 18 - 19
Family fun for everyone with the chance for your Woolly Worm to win a $1000! 140 Craft vendors, food, live entertainment and rides. Races begin in ...
Linville (9.38 mile)
October 4 - 5 , October 18 - 19
This guided walk led by Grandfather’s education staff takes guests out onto the trails of Grandfather to discuss the reasons trees change color and the different forces that affect fall color.
Linville (9.39 mile)
A day designed to get kids excited about the nature and culture of the North Carolina Mountains through fun and entertaining activities.
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Valle Crucis (0.05 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 (0.09 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 (0.44 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 Log Cabin Rentals is one of the oldest vacation rental companies in the High Country. We offer over 55 of the area’s premier vacation ...
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
A North Carolina institution, this award-winning historic country inn and restaurant in the historical district has been welcoming guests since the 1800s
Valle Crucis (0.76 mile)
A beautiful lodge-style bed and breakfast overlooking the best views in the Valle Crucis community. Three uniquely decorated guest rooms each with ...
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