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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.
Drink to the days of moonshine at microdistilleries crafting legal, small-batch spirits.
Tour the Historic River District, board Battleship North Carolina, and enjoy the surf and sand at Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville beaches.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls, Cherokee and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
This urban area boasts arts, shopping, botanical gardens, craft breweries, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and the home of NASCAR.
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Wilkes County has so much to offer, from real estate and business development to education to fun things to do for the whole family.
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Artisan Market with locally "Made in Wilkes" arts, crafts, jewelry, homemade soap, jams, jelly and baked goods. Held every Saturday morning inside historic Benton Hall. 10 am -2 pm
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