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The rich and diverse culture of North Carolina’s people and places is depicted throughout the many museums and cultural institutions across the state.
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Forget the heat of summer amid cool breezes when you tee it up in the mountains of North Carolina.
Pamper yourself at AAA 5 Diamond Hotels, explore art, history and science museums, and drink and dine in the Tastiest Town in the South.
The Brunswick Islands offers 45 miles of beaches, where you can fill your day boating, fishing, dining, playing golf and a number of family-friendly activities.
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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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Sapphire (10.68 mile)
October 3 - 4
Numerous vendors participate in the Sapphire Valley Arts & Crafts Show. There is everything from art to collectibles, clothing to jewelry.
Maggie Valley (17.21 mile)
September 11 - 13
Come ride the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Dillsboro (10.03 mile)
More than 40 local demonstrating artists who will line Front Street with colorful art and demonstrate their work. Enjoy meeting and talking with local artists.
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Cullowhee (3.61 mile)
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Cullowhee (4.26 mile)
Sports bar & grill with great food, a wide selection of craft beers, full bar, daily specials, and live music.
Sylva (7.54 mile)
Chinese & Japanese buffet daily.
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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)
Charming river-view cottage with river access. Fishing poles and inner tubes provided. Five minutes from lake. Sleeps six. 20 mins. from Dillsboro ...
Cullowhee (0.54 mile)
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