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Go on a Bike Tour from the Mountains to the Coast

Cycle North Carolina’s annual "Mountains to Coast" bike ride will go from Banner Elk to Atlantic Beach with several stops in between. The ride takes place October 1-8 and registration is still available.

Plan a NASCAR Weekend Getaway

The Bank of America 500 is the highlight of three days of NASCAR races and fan events, Oct. 6-8. Plan a long weekend to enjoy attractions throughout Charlotte, Concord and Mooresville, where most of the race teams are based and offer tours of their shops.

Take Your 'Cue from the Best

Buxton Hall Barbecue smokes its pork for 18 hours over hardwood coals. And the Asheville hotspot has been named one of "The South's Best New Restaurants" by Southern Living and one of "America's Best New Restaurants" by Bon Appétit.

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