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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,…
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Hiddenite (7.63 mile)
Are you ready for “The Vertical Mile Challenge”? This is an extreme running event in Alexander County, traversing a beautiful, challenging course for 16 miles with a vertical mile up and down!
Hickory (17.83 mile)
July 18 , October 10
Toy, hobby, sports card, and NASCAR show.
Hickory (18.62 mile)
May 1 -
What does original musical entertainment, lawn chairs and blankets, picnics and Fridays in May and June in Downtown Hickory have in common?
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Statesville (6.28 mile)
Casual Japanese Steak House.
Taylorsville (6.88 mile)
Authentic Mexican cuisine.
Taylorsville (7.58 mile)
Family Style Japanese Restaurant
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Hiddenite (1.91 mile)
Nestled in peaceful wooded surroundings along the South Yadkin River. Family owned and operated facility open year round with 37 full hookup sites and numerous tent sites.
Taylorsville (7.78 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Located in historic downtown Taylorsville, Apple City Bed & Breakfast offers four bedrooms named for different types of apples, as the town is known for the apples grown in the Brushy Mountains.
Statesville (7.99 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Economy Inn has quality accommodations at economical rates. We are conveniently located on I-40 Exit 148.
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