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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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Blowing Rock (17.40 mile)
Games, downtown trick-or-treating, and the Monster March! Free family fun...
Blowing Rock (19.56 mile)
September 25 - 26 , October 2 - 3
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Ride on the Ghost Train, visit "The Boneyard” with its Black Hole, 3-D maze, and the “Freaky Forest.” Dare to go through the Haunted House. Enjoy the rides in the Creepy Carnival.
Linville (7.93 mile)
A day designed to get kids excited about the nature and culture of the North Carolina Mountains through fun and entertaining activities.
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Newland (3.40 mile)
Located in downtown Newland, Riverwalk Pizza features a lunch and dinner buffet along with fresh salads and hot subs.
Newland (3.43 mile)
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Family style and international cuisine. Fresh mountain trout caught & cooked the same day to traditional Italian dishes like pork cacciatora & pasta primavera
Newland (3.44 mile)
Offers some of the best chop pork, ribs and chicken in the South (or Southeast). Rated in the top 100 Barbeque Restaurants in North Carolina
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Minneapolis (1.19 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Thistledown on Yellow Mountain is a beautiful 22-acre retreat site that is nestled in the Southern Appalachian Highlands.
Newland (3.20 mile)
Hotels & Motels
The Shady Lawn Lodge offers lodging & accommodations, from traditional motel rooms with at least queen-size beds to king bed suites.
Newland (5.22 mile)
Located along 1600 ft of the North Toe River, Buck Hill Campground is the perfect place for families to relax and play!
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