Lake James State Park

Lake James State Park

Within walking distance, Lake James offers boating, swimming and fishing in the beautiful, clear waters of the 6,812-acre lake. There are 25 miles of trails, 15 of which are open to mountain biking.

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Silver Fork Winery

Experience the wines, majestic views and melt into soothing relaxation. Silver Fork creates superior quality wine that is refined and distinctive, harnessing the unique abundant qualities of the Western NC Mountains.

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South Creek Vineyards & Winery

Award winning Bordeaux style wines are served in this charming, aged Italian renaissance farmhouse. Experience panoramic views and grazing horses while meandering through the scenic vineyards.

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Beanstalk Ziplines

Beanstalk Ziplines

This is more than a typical zip line experience. Enter the ” Giants” chair, ascend the cargo net, test your nerves as you traverse a swaying suspension bridges 35 feet above the ground.

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Linville Caverns

Linville Caverns

The beauty of our mountains is echoed within Humpback Mountain and visitors are invited to explore the splendor and wonders nature created “inside a mountain”.

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Catawba Meadows Park

A 230 acres park in Morganton, NC. that includes 2.5 miles of greenway along the Catawba River, an 18-hole disc golf course, sand volleyball courts and picnic areas.

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Downtown Morganton, NC

Morganton is one of the principal cities in Western North Carolina and is the county seat of Burke County. There are lots of great places to eat and shop; enjoy live music, have a beer at one of the local breweries or attend one of the local galas or special events.

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Black Mountain, NC

Boasting spectacular mountain views, Black Mountain is one of the prettiest small towns to visit and nationally recognized for arts, crafts, furniture, and music. The surrounding mountains offer hiking, biking trails, camping, trout fishing, lakes, and nearby waterfalls.

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Asheville, NC

Located in the western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains is the world renowned city of Asheville, NC. Only a short 60 mile drive from Morganton, Asheville is known for its vibrant arts scene, historic architecture and great restaurants.

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Hickory, NC

Hickory is the premier destination for furniture shopping in western NC. It is located between Charlotte and Asheville, at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Although a city, Hickory has the charm and feel of a small town, with lots of history and fun things to do.

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Little Switzerland, NC

Little Switzerland is an unincorporated community in McDowell and Mitchell counties of North Carolina. It is a unique little village that promotes the western NC region. It is located along NC 226A off the Blue Ridge Parkway, directly north of Marion, North Carolina.

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Pisgah Natural Forest

Pisgah National Forest is comprised of more than 500,000 acres of hardwood forest, mile-high mountain peaks, whitewater rivers, thundering waterfalls and hundreds of miles of top hiking trails. It’s considered one of the nation’s best for outdoor recreation.

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Linville Falls

Linville Falls is an unincorporated community at the junction of Avery, Burke, & McDowell counties. The waterfall is extremely popular due to its close proximity to the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors can walk to the Falls over the Linville Gorge via both strenuous and moderate hikes.

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Linville Gorge

The Linville Gorge Wilderness Area lies entirely within the Pisgah National Forest which is sometimes referred to as the “Grand Canyon of the East”. It is one of the wildest, most rugged gorges in the eastern US. It’s also an outdoor paradise for both hikers & backpackers.

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