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May 23 , June 20
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May 29 - 31
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Pineola (0.10 mile)
Family style Italian restaurant. Locally owned & operated...simply good food. We do accept all major credit cards.
Crossnore (1.97 mile)
Southern / Home Cooking
Year-round restaurant and full-service catering. Homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, and entrees to carry-out or eat-in.
Crossnore (2.13 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.
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Pineola (0.06 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Small, country, family motel. Est. 1951. Reasonable rates. Handmade quilts on every bed. Covered picnic area, 2 furnished cottages. Fully equipped.
Pineola (0.24 mile)
The sites are level and grassy. They are shaded and the roads are paved. There are 69 RV sites, 7 pop-up sites, and 34 park model sites in addition 16 tent sites.
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Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Pineola Inn offers modern rooms, honeymoon suites, & log cabins. We're conveniently located beside High Country Ski Shop and Country Store.
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