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Dig for gold, emeralds and gems at kid-friendly mines or visit mountain mineral museums.
Play a round at Lake Lure Golf Club or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Drink to the days of moonshine at microdistilleries crafting legal, small-batch spirits.
Tour the Historic River District, board Battleship North Carolina, and enjoy the surf and sand at Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville beaches.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls, Cherokee and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
This urban area boasts arts, shopping, botanical gardens, craft breweries, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and the home of NASCAR.
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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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April 1 - 30
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Lenoir (0.90 mile)
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Hotel is located at the Gateway of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We are 20 minutes from Tweetsie Railroad and various leisure and sporting activities, ...
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The Irish Rose is located in a brick Colonial Revival home, built in 1925 by Archie Coffey, one of Lenoir’s early furniture magnets. The home is de...
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Our hotel near the Blue Ridge Parkway is ideal for your visit to the area. Golf courses, scenic parks and wilderness are all nearby. Rely on us to help you feel refreshed and stay full of energy.
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