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Maggie Valley (17.12 mile)
June 20 - 21
Music & heritage festival celebrating North Carolina’s Official State Dog: the plott hound.
Maggie Valley (17.20 mile)
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Come to the Maggie Valley Pavilion to hear the musical renditions by the Haywood Community Band. Every 3rd Sunday of the month from May to October.
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Sylva (7.72 mile)
Full-service fast food restaurant.
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Tuckasegee (0.18 mile)
Bear Lake Reserve’s 2,100 acres have been masterfully planned to create a Western North Carolina vacation where you and your family can connect with the natural environment and with each other.
Tuckasegee (0.20 mile)
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