Search entire site
Highlights you might like:
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.
Whether you’re whitewater rafting, fishing, swimming or sailing, our waters add excitement to any trip.
This area honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey with art exhibits, museums, outdoor drama and festivals.
The Triad cities and their neighboring towns are rich in history and culture.
Tour a decorated battleship, enjoy shopping and nightlife, and surf or relax at area beaches.
Navigation - Things to Do Signature Attractions Arts & Entertainment Eat & Drink History & Heritage Kids & Family Outdoor Resorts & Spas Sports & GolfTrip IdeasCities & Regions Mountains Piedmont CoastEventsPlaces to StayTravel DealsVideos
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.
Filter events by date, category, region or keyword.
Please try to broaden your search criteria
Share this page:
See something wrong?
Tell us about it.
North Wilkesboro area
Regional 10-county visitor information for Northwest North Carolina. Covers Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Caldwell, Iredell, Surry, Watauga,…
Wilkes County has so much to offer, such as fun things to do for the whole family.
Browse related places and events.
Jonesville (11.93 mile)
September 5 , September 6
Community flea market and fall festival
North Wilkesboro (14.30 mile)
August 15 , September 19
Third Saturday of each month beginning in May grab your lawn chairs and head to Historic Downtown North Wilkesboro for family fun and entertainment.
North Wilkesboro (14.20 mile)
September 11 , September 12
"Quilts- Reflections of Love " Handmade quilts display made by guild members. Special exhibits and vendors mall. Quilt challenge, Vintage Quilt Bed Turning and more.
See more upcoming events.
Glade Valley (3.13 mile)
Hays (7.77 mile)
Southern / Home Cooking
Come join us for wonderful home cooked country food! Serving breakfast and lunch Tuesday though Saturday.
Elkin (8.33 mile)
The site of a historic grist mill built in 1896, and gracing a special spot where two creeks join together to become one, is a one-of-a-kind destin...
See more places to eat.
Traphill (1.28 mile)
A quaint cottage with all the conveniences of home overlooking the historic mill, built in 1777, with its more than 200-foot cascade waterfall. Enjoy a cozy evening in or exploring the outdoors.
Traphill (1.77 mile)
A picturesque lodge nestled in the mountains overlooking the Roaring River. Located on a picturesque setting reminiscent of a French vineyard in the heart of North Carolina wine country.
Traphill (2.05 mile)
Welcome home! You have just found the closest and most unique vacation rentals to Stone Mountain State Park! Be prepared to enjoy the most relaxing mountain vacation ever!
See more places to stay.
Write reviews of North Carolina hotels on
Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina
Featured Travel Partner
Request your Travel Guide
Download or order FREE guides and maps
Subscribe to our E-Newsletters
Get the latest news, events and travel deals
Join us for travel tidbits, giveaways and more
Explore unique spots across North Carolina