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Play a round at Grove Park Inn or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Get hands-on and interactive while touring exhibits dedicated to science, history, pirates, dinosaurs, flight and sports.
Whether you’re whitewater rafting, fishing, swimming or sailing, our waters add excitement to any trip.
Visit our first state capitol at Tryon Palace, walk in Blackbeard’s footsteps in Bath, and enjoy year-round sailing, fishing and paddling.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
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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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Dobson (12.37 mile)
Shelton Vineyards Harvest Festival Fireside Kick-off with a dinner buffet and fireside s'mores in the vineyard.
Sparta (10.36 mile)
October 16 - 18
Alleghany County's artists and craftspeople will gather to offer an adventurous art journey.
North Wilkesboro (19.16 mile)
Kick off the holiday shopping season with the annual "Light-Up" Downtown celebration held each year on the Friday before Thanksgiving. The lighting ceremony takes place at dusk and transforms the...
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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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