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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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Wilkes County has so much to offer, such as fun things to do for the whole family.
Nestled among the Sandhills of North Carolina, Pinehurst Resort combines Southern hospitality, elegant accommodations, luxury spa facilities, family…
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Local Christmas tree farms open for families to choose and cut a tree.
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Quaint Inn in beautiful Roaring Gap.
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One- to four-bedroom units available.
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