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Step to the tee among stunning mountains, rolling hills or beautiful beaches in North Carolina, home to more than 400 golf courses.
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Across the state, people are seeking out food grown locally, which is why there’s a growing number of farm-to-table restaurants in every region.
Along these beaches, see relics from Blackbeard’s ship, meet playful otters, watch wild horses, climb a lighthouse and more.
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
This area is an outdoor playground, including some of the best camping, hiking, biking and fishing around.
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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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Spruce Pine (10.64 mile)
Free music from 11:00-4:30. Admission for the meal is a dish to share, large enough for your party with some extra for the musicians who will be entertaining all day.
Banner Elk (11.36 mile)
July 23 , August 27
Come enjoy a trolley tour of the local Avery County wineries!
Banner Elk (12.00 mile)
July 17 - 19 , August 14 - 16
Fine arts in the ultimate mountain setting of Banner Elk. An eclectic gathering of international and mountain fine artists and master crafters.
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Plumtree (0.17 mile)
The restaurant serves not only casual dining but also offers on site catering for special group meals and occasions on a year round basis
Crossnore (4.41 mile)
This work-study program is a great way to make a difference in someones life and have a great cup of coffee while enjoying a great menu.
Crossnore (4.67 mile)
Southern / Home Cooking
Year-round restaurant and full-service catering. Homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, and entrees to carry-out or eat-in.
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Newland (0.17 mile)
Located along 1600 ft of the North Toe River, Buck Hill Campground is the perfect place for families to relax and play!
Select your type of lodging from our bed & breakfast, private cabin, campground or even group lodging. Restaurant on-site, winery on-site, & brewery on-site!
Bakersville (3.01 mile)
Choose between house or cabin. Extremely private and quiet, secluded hollow on 60 acres, 3800 ft. elevation. Fish the stocked pond, hike through th...
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