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See Santa on the Chimney, feast your eyes on gingerbread houses and experience a Jonkonnu.
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Tour a decorated battleship, enjoy shopping and nightlife, and surf or relax at area beaches.
Explore historic sites and nature trails, play a round in the Home of American Golf and visit the Airborne & Special Operations Museum.
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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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Bryson City area
You'll have lots to do in the Swain County. We're home to much of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Nantahala River, Fontana Lake and more.
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Robbinsville (11.19 mile)
Parade featuring Yuletide floats; treats for the kids; float contest; singing and fun for the whole family.
Fontana Dam (8.97 mile)
November 27 - 30
Fontana Village Resort has the table set for this Thanksgiving with a full plate of holiday favorites prepared by our chef at the Mountview...
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Robbinsville (0.14 mile)
Jasper's is located inside the Historic Tapoco Lodge and is considered a destination in and of itself - upscale and sophisticated!
Fontana Dam (6.36 mile)
The perfect stop for sandwiches and pizzas when touring the scenic by-ways in the Smokies or when heading into Fontana Village Resort.
Fontana Dam (6.50 mile)
Sitting at the top of the valley overlooking the property, we offer an ever changing selection of savory main course dishes featuring fresh local vegetables, meats, baked goods & desserts.
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Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Tucked away on 120 acres in the lush Nantahala National Forest, on the banks of the cascading Cheoah River sits the Historic Tapoco Lodge. This gated, exclusive resort is ready to pamper you!
Robbinsville (1.87 mile)
Hotels & Motels
The resort is open Mar 1st (before Daytona Bike Week) through Late Nov & provides you with all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay overnight or a quick fuel up to get back on the roads.
Tapoco (1.87 mile)
A full-service motorcycle resort with a gas station and 50-seat bikers restaurant. Home of the world famous road known as The Dragon. General store...
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