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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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Old Fort area
Information for Marion, Lake James, Linville Falls, Little Switzerland, Old Fort and surrounding areas.
Boasting 17 wineries, friendly towns, beautiful countryside and a strong culinary scene, Surry County is the ideal romantic getaway in North…
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