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Banner Elk area
The Avery County Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center is conveniently located in the Shoppes at Tynecastle at the intersection of NC Hwy. 105 and NC…
Beech Mountain area
The Beech Mountain TDA is a government entity that promotes travel and tourism on Beech Mountain.
Sugar Mountain area
Contact us or visit our website for the most up-to-date information on beautiful Sugar Mountain.
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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January 1, 2015
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Area landmark on three county lines. Fine homestyle cooking & fresh seafood. Just south of The Blue Ridge Parkway at the junction of US 221 & NC 183.
Marion (0.41 mile)
Breakfast, lunch & dinner. Steaks, hot bar, ice cream bar.
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The Ball Cottage is a cozy little cottage, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, at 3800 feet up, right off the Blue Ridge Parkway
1 and 2-BR/BA cottages and RV site. Cozy, comfortable, fully furnished; linens and kitchen supplies provided; VCR/DVD, CD, Internet; decks, grills;...
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We have nine rooms in our Lodge and one and two bedroom cottages. In addition, we have a six-bedroom Manor House with 2-baths - handicapped accessible & ADA approved with a wrap-around porch.
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