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Celebrate a vacation full of original beach fun in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. Carolina Beach is full of family-friendly things to see and do,…
When you think of extraordinary golf, the Pinehurst area, also known as the “Home of American Golf”, often immediately comes to mind. Full of…
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Banner Elk (2.19 mile)
July 24 - 25
Pet lovers mark your calendar for the 4th Annual High Country Pet Fest to be held July 24 & 25, at Banner Elk Elementary School lawn.
Beech Mountain (3.89 mile)
June 1 - 30
This June, be a family again. The town of Beech Mountain offers 30 days of fun activities for families.
Linville (3.23 mile)
July 9 - 12
Brawny athletes, delicate dancers, noisy bagpipe band parades, rocking Celtic music and a spectacular highland setting make this celebration the best highland games in America.
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Banner Elk (0.88 mile)
Puerto Nuevo is the delightful, new Mexican and seafood restaurant now open in the Banner Elk area. Puerto Nuevo offers authentic Mexican dishes, i...
Banner Elk (1.02 mile)
A great neighborhood Italian restaurant. Bar serving complimentary snacks. Also offers full catering services.
Banner Elk (1.19 mile)
Restaurant @ The Best Western in Banner Elk
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Sugar Mountain (0.47 mile)
Nestled deep within the Blue Ridge Mountains and is an ideal vacation destination for anyone seeking a peaceful retreat that offers easy access to an array of great activities.
Sugar Mountain (0.60 mile)
Sugar Ski & Country Club is a year-round condominium resort located on top of Sugar Mountain in the North Carolina High Country. Offering four seasons of enjoyment
Sugar Mountain (0.63 mile)
You are cordially invited to visit Sugar Top, a unique condominium community located atop Little Sugar Mountain near Banner Elk. Spectacular views.
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