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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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Chamber of Commerce combined with the county Visitor Center. Our lobby area is open 24/7 and offers information and brochures on local events.
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West Jefferson (12.61 mile)
An evening of poetry, short stories, music and prose by local writers.
West Jefferson (12.75 mile)
November 27 -
Local Christmas tree farms and nurseries open for family selection of Christmas trees, wreaths & roping.
West Jefferson (12.60 mile)
Open House in more than 15 unique shops, art galleries and studios in Downtown West Jefferson on the 2nd Friday of each month June-October.
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Laurel Springs (1.23 mile)
Motley’s Countryside Barbecue is available in our restaurant in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Laurel Springs (1.66 mile)
1950s restored full-service restaurant offering a varied menu with a dining area and updated lounge with full ABC permits.
Laurel Springs (1.74 mile)
Station's Inn restaurant features burgers, hot dogs, pizza, sandwiches & daily specials. Located right off the Blue Ridge Parkway at Mile Post 248. Convenience store on-site with snacks and beverages.
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Laurel Springs (0.17 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Doughton Hall Bed and Breakfast offers wine and appetizers and/or dessert upon arrival. Full country breakfast each morning. Guests may arrive as guests, but leave as family!
Laurel Springs (1.57 mile)
This rental is located near the Eastern Continental Divide at more than 3000 feet elevation and just off the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Laurel Springs (1.63 mile)
Wild Woody’s offers tent camping on the river. Or bring your own camper, or rent one of ours!
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