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Old Fort area
Information for Marion, Lake James, Linville Falls, Little Switzerland, Old Fort and surrounding areas.
Enjoy an authentic coastal experience on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast, with waters of crystalline purity bordering sandy, sparkling beaches. From…
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Marion (9.98 mile)
Annual event marking the beginning of the Christmas season.
Marion (6.32 mile)
October 24 , October 31
(14) 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.
Chimney Rock (14.65 mile)
October 15 -
Witness Western NC’s legendary fall colors from high atop Chimney Rock with up to 75-mile panoramic views overlooking Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills
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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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