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Dig for gold, emeralds and gems at kid-friendly mines or visit offbeat and one-of-a-kind museums and festivals.
Step to the tee among stunning mountains, rolling hills or beautiful beaches in North Carolina.
The Triad cities and their neighboring towns are rich in history and culture.
This area honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey with art exhibits, museums, outdoor drama and festivals.
Tour a decorated battleship, enjoy shopping and nightlife, and surf or relax at area beaches.
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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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Maggie Valley (17.12 mile)
August 14 - 16
Motorcycle rally with bike games, bike shows, trike show, live music, vendors, door prizes, LED light shows, and more.
September 5 - 6
Talented Craft Vendors from throughout the Southeast present a variety of unique handmade crafts and jewelry.
Waynesville (16.94 mile)
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Downtown Waynesville galleries remain open for Art after Dark featuring demonstrations, artist receptions, and special music.
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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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