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Hit the trail in Pisgah National Forest, at the U.S. National Whitewater Center or on a coastal byway.
Play a round at Pine Needles Golf Club or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Step back in time in this 18th century Moravian settlement's museums, gardens and bakery.
On our southernmost shores you can enjoy 35 golf courses, Calabash seafood and family-friendly beaches boasting sunrise and sunset views.
Enjoy mile-high views at Grandfather Mountain, visit landmark country stores, and hike, ski and snowboard the highest peaks in the East.
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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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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Blowing Rock area
The center offers information on lodging, dining, and shopping within the Village of Blowing Rock, and attractions in the area.
The Boone Area Visitors Bureau invites you to explore the Boone area.
Visitor information, brochures, referrals, toll-free number. Group tour information kits, itineraries and help in planning group tours in the area.
Boasting 17 wineries, friendly towns, beautiful countryside and a strong culinary scene, Surry County is the ideal romantic getaway in North…
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