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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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Banner Elk area
The Avery County Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center is conveniently located in the Shoppes at Tynecastle at the intersection of NC Hwy. 105 and NC…
Beech Mountain area
Chamber of Commerce operating a Visitor Information Center on Beech Mountain.
Sugar Mountain area
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Blowing Rock (10.47 mile)
January 23 - 26, 2014
Join the Village of Blowing Rock as we celebrate the fun side of winter at the 16th Annual WinterFest! Polar Plunge, Chili Cookoff, Ice Carving and more!
Blowing Rock (10.64 mile)
December 13 - 15
Patterned after the Andy Williams and Bing Crosby TV specials of the '60s and '70s, this annual Christmas show has become one of the most popular traditions in our village.
Beech Mountain (3.87 mile)
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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)
Your All-Season Getaway! Located on Sugar Mountain. One and Two Beadroon units with stone fireplaces, wet bars, fully equiped kitchens, and extr...
Sugar Mountain (0.60 mile)
Privately owned condos located in a gated resort on top of Sugar Mountain. These condos range in size from a ski suite up to a two bedroom. All uni...
Sugar Mountain (0.63 mile)
Highrise condominium on top of Sugar Mountain. Spectacular views. Two bedroom Units with access to indoor pool and sauna
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