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North Carolina is a camper's paradise, whether you're looking to set up camp in the mountains, on the coast or in a state park near one of our urban cities.
Play a round at The Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville or one of our many other nationally recognized golf courses.
Get to know exotic species at the North Carolina Zoo, four coastal aquariums, wildlife refuges and other animal attractions.
This urban area boasts arts, shopping, gardens, award-winning restaurants and craft breweries, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and the home of NASCAR.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls, Cherokee and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
Visit Cape Hatteras, stand where the Wright brothers took flight and watch wild horses run free along the shores of our northern coast.
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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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Marion (12.13 mile)
December 15 , December 22
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Marion (17.28 mile)
December 15 , December 22
Free bluegrass jam each Friday evening with an ever changing line up of musicians and musical styles! Join the fun along with Max Woody and friends.
Marion (13.22 mile)
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January 1, 2018
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Morganton (4.21 mile)
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Morganton (5.22 mile)
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Our 1913 country manor turned B & B offers 4 luxurious guest rooms including 2 suites, spacious & elegant common rooms, the best porch in the Burke County and unbeatable outdoor event space.
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