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Drink to the days of moonshine at microdistilleries crafting legal, small-batch spirits.
Dig for gold, emeralds and gems at kid-friendly mines or visit mountain mineral museums.
Play a round at Lake Lure Golf Club or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
This urban area boasts arts, shopping, botanical gardens, craft breweries, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and the home of NASCAR.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls, Cherokee and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
Tour the Historic River District, board Battleship North Carolina, and enjoy the surf and sand at Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville beaches.
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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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