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Forget the heat of summer amid cool breezes when you tee it up in the mountains of North Carolina.
The rich and diverse culture of North Carolina’s people and places is depicted throughout the many museums and cultural institutions across the state.
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The Brunswick Islands offers 45 miles of beaches, where you can fill your day boating, fishing, dining, playing golf and a number of family-friendly activities.
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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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Chamber of Commerce combined with the county Visitor Center. Our lobby area is open 24/7 and offers information and brochures on local events.
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Sparta (10.32 mile)
Craft and food vendors line Main Street in celebration of mountain heritage in craft and music.
North Wilkesboro (19.00 mile)
Apple Jam is a musical event held at the corner of 10th and Main in downtown North Wilkesboro, the Friday evening proceeding the Brushy Mountain Apple Festival. The music starts at 6pm.
Wilkesboro (19.89 mile)
Zombie Walk and Dance, costume contest, games and special ghost tours in downtown Historic Wilkesboro. Family friendly games for all! Makeup contest, costume and dance contest, outdoor movie..
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Glade Valley (1.87 mile)
Sparta (9.67 mile)
Serving breakfast all day! Great burgers, hot dogs and other hot and cold sandwiches as well as soup and salad offerings. Ice cream bar. Under new management.
Sparta (9.77 mile)
River Rock Grill and Sparta Family Fun Center is the perfect escape for families.
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Roaring Gap (0.47 mile)
One to four bedrooms units available.
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Quaint Inn in beautiful Roaring Gap.
Roaring Gap (2.64 mile)
Family camping for tents and recreational vehicles. Group sites and backpack sites also available.
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