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Blue Ridge Parkway
The beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway gently winds through mountains...
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At Blue Ridge Parkway Mile Marker 364, at 5,500 to 6,000 feet...
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You can tour an underground mine or dig for gems or gold of your...
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Folk Art Center
Authentic mountain crafts made by members of the Southern Highland...
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Soaring to almost 6,000 feet, Grandfather Mountain is just off...
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Julian Price Park
Green spaces along the parkway near Grandfather Mountain include...
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The only caverns in the Carolinas, they go 2,000 feet beneath...
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A ½-mi hike from the visitor center leads to one of North...
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Moses H. Cone Park
There is a turn-of-the-20th-century manor house here that's now...
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Mt. Mitchell State Park
This park includes the highest mountain peak east of the Rockies...
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At 5,721 feet, this is one of the most easily recognized peaks...
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Museum of North Carolina Minerals
At mile marker 331, the museum has hands-on displays about gold...
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