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Blowing Rock area
The Blowing Rock TDA promotes travel to the beautiful Blowing Rock area. It supports the Blowing Rock Visitor Center, which offers information on all…
Promotes Boone, Valle Crucis, Foscoe, Sugar Grove and Todd to visitors. We invite 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.
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Todd (11.27 mile)
August 14 , September 18
(4) dates in all …
Join our monthly Contra Dance with the sounds of the Laurel Creek String Band for Contra's, Reels, Squares, Waltzes, and flatfooting. No experience needed, the caller runs through all the steps first.
Banner Elk (8.18 mile)
August 3 , August 10
Founded by Lees-McRae College and community residents to bring a stimulating series of cultural programs to the area during summer.
West Jefferson (19.71 mile)
August 27 - 30
Great concert & theatre performances at the Ashe Civic Center
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Valle Crucis (3.33 mile)
American, Cajun / Creole
Full-service restaurant featuring regional Southern cuisine. Outdoor dining in North Carolina’s first Rural Historic District, Valle Crucis, or ind...
Valle Crucis (3.35 mile)
Over Yonder is a destination restaurant in Valle Crucis, near Boone, Banner Elk and Blowing Rock that features Appalachian cuisine in a relaxed, historic setting.
Valle Crucis (3.59 mile)
Almost all foods at Simplicity's are handcrafted and homemade. Our gourmet and organic menus vary seasonally so we can best showcase the wonderful produce and products available locally.
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Vilas (1.42 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
A 2-story log cabin with 5 luxurious bedrooms, large comfortable porches, sweeping views, and plenty of privacy. The lodge overlooks Valle Crucis. ...
Valle Crucis (2.33 mile)
Since 1790, travelers and residents of Valle Crucis have enjoyed the warm hospitality of the Baird House. Located on 16 private quiet acres along t...
Valle Crucis (2.45 mile)
Inn at Little Pond Farm is a charming farmhouse C.1900 with a fresh and luxurious approach to innkeeping. Our five inviting rooms are detailed to p...
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