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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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Marion (11.37 mile)
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.
Marion (11.86 mile)
January 29 , February 5
(31) dates in all …
Open to all musicians, no scheduled performers. Outdoors (weather permitting), bring chairs or blankets. Call for more information.
Old Fort (16.10 mile)
February 8 , August 9
Sunday Painters group open to the public.
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Spruce Pine (0.25 mile)
The Chalet restaurant on-site serves full breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday.
Spruce Pine (0.43 mile)
Spectacular views serves lunch and dinner. Panoramic view from balcony. Restaurant open year round. Near junction of NC 226 and Blue Ridge Parkway ...
Little Switzerland (1.53 mile)
Casual mountain atmosphere combine with an innovative taste. Menu samples: Chicken caesar wrap, sundried tomato veggie foccocia, smoked trout BLT
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Little Switzerland (0.25 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Unique inn, chalets and cottages in Little Switzerland, c. 1910.
Little Switzerland (0.26 mile)
Mountain cabins near Little Switzerland completely furnished with fireplaces, lots of glass, wood, paneling, large decks, hot tub on deck and panor...
Marion (0.65 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Unplug and unwind in a place unlike any you have ever seen! The Alpine Inn of Little Switzerland, is a precious gem among western North Carolinas m...
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