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Play a round at Albemarle Plantation or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Go wild at the North Carolina Zoo, coastal aquariums and other animal attractions.
Drive roads that double as destinations from the Cherohala Skyway to the Outer Banks Byway.
Discover Chimney Rock, Lake Lure and other outdoor sights as well as the quirky charm of this region’s arts, dining and craft breweries.
These south-facing beaches are home to America’s Coolest Small Town, Cape Lookout National Seashore and the nation’s best wreck diving.
An area rich in history, this region also is home to furniture and pottery making, a barbecue battleground and Yadkin Valley wineries.
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Tourist information and visitors center providing visitors with information about the local and surrounding area, its attractions and Kerr Lake.
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Oxford (16.25 mile)
Join Downtown Oxford merchants and the Granville Arts Council as we celebrate all things STRAWBERRY!
Warrenton (15.50 mile)
Celebration of Spring on historic Courthouse Square! Crafts, artisans, exhibitors, farmers market, food & more!
Henderson (3.44 mile)
A 1500 Meter swim, 40K bike and 10K run event to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
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Henderson (4.67 mile)
Great dining in a casual atmosphere located minutes from Kerr Lake. Offering subs, pizza, salads, chicken dishes, steaks, pasta dishes, seafood and homemade desserts.
Henderson (10.18 mile)
Barbecue, Southern / Home Cooking
Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday thru Saturday. Menu features pork barbecue, chicken, fish and Brunswick stew.
Henderson (10.37 mile)
Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday thru Sunday.Menu featuring barbecue pork, fried chicken, seafood and Brunswick stew.
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Townsville (1.30 mile)
Wet slips, mooring sites, marina store, fuel, waterfront campsites with or without electric, hot showers, dump station and 4 launching ramps.
Henderson (3.46 mile)
A 50,000-acre lake (North Carolina & Virginia) with more than 800 miles of shoreline. Kerr Lake offers fishing, swimming, boat ramps, two fishing piers,...
Henderson (4.31 mile)
Escape to Kerr Lake’s most complete recreational facility. Located on 30 acres, 5 mins. off I-85 in Henderson, NC. Cottages, dry & wet dock rentals...
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