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Old Fort area
Information for Marion, Lake James, Linville Falls, Little Switzerland, Old Fort and surrounding areas.
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Old Fort (9.90 mile)
Colonial Christmas Open House.
Marion (4.16 mile)
November 28 , December 5
(9) 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 (10.34 mile)
November 30 , December 7
(5) dates in all …
Bring an instrument or bring an ear! Happening each Sunday on the porch at the Museum. For more information, call 828-668-9259 or email mgm@ncdcr...
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Marion (0.01 mile)
Local coffee house featuring distinctive coffees and teas, smoothies and seasonal favorites. Other retail items include baked goods, CDs and local ...
Marion (0.07 mile)
American, Southern / Home Cooking
Lunch restaurant and catering site, “Anyday catering for everyday people.” Open kitchen for entertainment, 76-seat dining room and take-out availab...
Marion (0.51 mile)
Full menu restaurant serving lunch and dinner in 1950s drive-in dinner atmosphere. Curb service, dine-in, and carry-out.
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Marion (1.73 mile)
Hotels & Motels
A small, hometown motel with a 1950s flavor. Open year round. Conveniently located on US 70 West in Marion.
Marion (2.10 mile)
Featuring executive suites with whirlpool, picnic area, sun deck, indoor pool, and hot tub. Meeting facilities also available. Open year round. Loc...
Marion (2.29 mile)
Catawba River RV and tent/primitive camping sites. Easy access with central location within minutes of the Blue Ridge Parkway and Lake James!
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