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North Wilkesboro area
Regional 10-county visitor information for Northwest North Carolina. Covers Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Caldwell, Iredell, Surry, Watauga,…
Wilkes County has so much to offer, such as fun things to do for the whole family.
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Hiddenite (18.07 mile)
The “Rocky Face Climbing Festival” is set for Oct. 24 from 8 am to 7 pm at Rocky Face Park. The day-long event will feature free rock climbing classes, climbing competitions, kid’s activities, more!
North Wilkesboro (8.36 mile)
"It's A Magical Christmas" featuring high school marching bands, floats, homecoming queens, churches and everything in between, plus Santa Claus, of course!
Ronda (7.21 mile)
Join vineyard owner Jay Raffaldini and long time NC resident and outdoorsman Steve Nelson as they show you the way trough the Raffaldini woods and vineyards.
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North Wilkesboro (3.73 mile)
Hadley’s is a quality country cooking, family style restaurant with friendly hometown faces with quick service. with daily specials like on Thursda...
Hays (5.96 mile)
Southern / Home Cooking
Come join us for wonderful home cooked country food! Serving breakfast and lunch Tuesday though Saturday.
North Wilkesboro (6.87 mile)
We serve a variety of hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken and club sandwiches. Eight flavors of ice cream are available along with milkshakes. Dine In or Carry Out.
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Purlear (3.73 mile)
Genuine log cabins so warm and inviting that when you walk in, it feels just like the home is giving you a hug. Check out the pictures on our websi...
Traphill (7.74 mile)
A picturesque lodge nestled in the mountains overlooking the Roaring River. Located on a picturesque setting reminiscent of a French vineyard in the heart of North Carolina wine country.
Elkin (8.55 mile)
The rush of water over the falls...the wood thrush singing their evening song...it’s what lulls you to sleep at Frog Holler...a 28 acre retreat on ...
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