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Drink to the days of moonshine at microdistilleries crafting legal, small-batch spirits.
Play a round at Lake Lure Golf Club or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Dig for gold, emeralds and gems at kid-friendly mines or visit mountain mineral museums.
This urban area boasts arts, shopping, botanical gardens, craft breweries, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and the home of NASCAR.
Tour the Historic River District, board Battleship North Carolina, and enjoy the surf and sand at Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville beaches.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls, Cherokee and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
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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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Wilkes County has so much to offer, from real estate and business development to education to fun things to do for the whole family.
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Ronda (13.10 mile)
Come celebrate little Easter and the return of spring at Raffaldini Vineyards with a traditional Italian game of the Rolling of the Cheese!
Join vineyard owner Jay Raffaldini and long time NC resident and outdoors man Steve Nelson as they show you the way trough the Raffaldini woods and vineyards.
Celebrate the beauty of spring at Raffaldini Vineyards with a tour of our gorgeous rose gardens. Join master gardeners on a complimentary guided tour...
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Roaring Gap (2.82 mile)
Located in Roaring Gap near the Blue Ridge Parkway; 35-room remodeled inn. Smoking and non-smoking rooms - cable TV - buses welcome - adjacent rest...
Elkin (6.73 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...
Glade Valley (7.07 mile)
Serves sandwiches, pizza, burgers, soft serve ice cream and has both indoor and outdoor seating.
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Roaring Gap (3.91 mile)
This cabin in the High Meadows Country Club of the Roaring Gap community has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, a fireplace, cable TV/DVD, 2 porches and a med...
Roaring Gap (4.00 mile)
Cabin is set on seven wooded acres, about two miles from entrance to Stone Mountain State Park. Park has trails, waterfalls, trout streams, picnic ...
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