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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.
Dig for gold, emeralds and gems at kid-friendly mines or visit mountain mineral museums.
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.
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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North Wilkesboro area
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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Wilkesboro (6.48 mile)
April 24 - 27
MerleFest was founded in 1988 with the purpose of raising funds for Wilkes Community College, honoring the memory of Eddy Merle Watson, and celebra...
Come and meet the area’s finest in everything wedding! View the latest bridal trends during our fashion show featuring gowns and tuxedos from Brida...
North Wilkesboro (7.98 mile)
April 12 , May 10
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Come see some of the best classic cars in town! This event is the second Saturday of every month beginning at 3 pm. April through October in Historic Downtown North Wilkesboro
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Millers Creek (2.64 mile)
Great Chinese food with a clean atmosphere.
Millers Creek (2.67 mile)
Bojangles began in 1977 as a dream of operators of Jack Fulk and Richard Thomas. They saw an opportunity to develop a quick-service restaurant chai...
Millers Creek (2.71 mile)
The best burgers in Wilkes County! Foot-longs with the original Ruth’s chili! Fresh cut fries and potato chips made to order, and even fried dill pickle chips!
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Wilkesboro (5.02 mile)
In the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains this lake is an awesome scenic back-drop for any fun-filled excursion you plan! There is so much to ch...
Wilkesboro (5.35 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Whether on business or enjoying a leisure vacation, Addison Inn is the place to stay. 115 guest rooms, continental breakfast and pet friendly. Walking distance to shopping and restaurants.
Wilkesboro (5.80 mile)
Located off 421 at the entrance of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, we offer the perfect place for business or leisure with spacious rooms and deluxe complimentary breakfast.
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