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Old Fort area
Information for Marion, Lake James, Linville Falls, Little Switzerland, Old Fort and surrounding areas.
Steeped in history, North Carolina offers travelers an authentic experience by air, land and sea. Whether you’re watching a Civil War re-enactment at…
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Nebo (16.46 mile)
January 1, 2015
Wear your tackiest holiday sweater and vie for our grand prize! Sample some wine and enjoy s'mores around our outdoor fire.
Marion (6.32 mile)
December 26 , January 2, 2015
(5) dates in all …
Free bluegrass jam each Friday evening with an ever changing line up of musicians and musical styles! Join the fun along with Max Woody and friends.
Old Fort (0.48 mile)
January 11, 2015 , February 8, 2015
Sunday Painters group open to the public.
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Black Mountain (6.92 mile)
Come visit us at the Dynamite Coffee Bar for the full range of Dynamite coffees! We invite you to sip a cappucino by the fireplace or enjoy the mou...
Black Mountain (7.57 mile)
Restaurant as well as catering, American style food as well as Mediterranean very eclectic menu with flair.
Black Mountain (8.20 mile)
American, Southern / Home Cooking
We are a locally owned business and have been natives of the Swannanoa and Black Mountain area for five generations. We believe in only serving th...
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Old Fort (1.80 mile)
Experience outdoor adventure in a luxurious setting. Our custom timber lodge, with 3 master suites, 3 bunkrooms, 5.5 baths, 2 detached bunkhouses and bathhouse, makes everyone smile.
Old Fort (2.74 mile)
Western NC mountain getaway complete with cabins or campground facilities. Cabins offer small conveniences of home in a natural setting. Both RV an...
Old Fort (3.03 mile)
Family campground, tent, RV and rental cabins alongside stocked river. Two new cabins available that sleep up to four at a rate of $50 per day. S...
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