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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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Step back in time to enjoy the holidays the old-fashioned way. Take a ride on Scrooge’s Christmas Tour Trolley through historic Downtown Salisbury,…
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Wilmington (14.78 mile)
December 7 - 8 , December 14 - 15
Visitors will be enchanted by this spectacular display of model trains as they travel across eight miles of scale track through a wonderland of villages, parks and landscapes.
Wilmington (6.96 mile)
November 29 -
The Festival of Trees is hosted at the Cameron Art Museum, which serves as the jewel box backdrop to 25 sponsored trees. The perfect way to kick off your holiday celebration!
Kure Beach (2.06 mile)
January 18 - 19, 2014
Big guns boom across the Cape Fear, soldiers drill, ladies of the camp visit sutlers hawking goods. Each year, the reenactment of the fall of Fort Fisher attracts visitors from across the nation!
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Carolina Beach (2.49 mile)
Family dining at a reasonable price. Serving breakfast all day long. All- you-can-eat breakfast buffet until 11 AM. All-you-can-eat seafood buffet ...
Carolina Beach (2.55 mile)
Michaelangelo’s Pizza is committed to providing it’s customers with a relaxing and pleasant dining experience offering a clean and friendly atmosph...
Carolina Beach (2.56 mile)
Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar grew out of a vision for a local establishment that would appeal to families of all ages. A place where friends and famil...
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Kure Beach (0.07 mile)
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Unique four unit Inn located on a quiet side street, 2 blocks from downtown Kure Beach and Pier. Rooms have A/C, cable color TV, wifi, ceiling fans...
Kure Beach (0.11 mile)
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Nicely renovated very clean cottages and efficiencies with kitchens just one block from the ocean and Kure Beach fishing pier. Other amenities in d...
Kure Beach (0.13 mile)
Two units, front and back located in our house downtown Kure Beach, one block from the beach and Pier. Each unit has a private entrance, and have A...
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