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Area Attractions



Iron Key Brewing Co.

This brewery is housed in the old Polk County jail. If it’s atmosphere, great beer, and fried cheese curds you’re looking for, this is your place.

Pisgah Brewing Company

Known for producing some of the most sought-after craft ales in Western North Carolina, Pisgah Brewing Company currently operates an open-air outdoor bar in the summer and fall with live music on Thursdays and Sundays.

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company | 40 miles away

Cool down in the Taproom with a farm-fresh salad and small plates, or soak in the sun on their back porch with a beer and a snack watching a live band in the amphitheater.

Chimney Rock Brewing Company | 11 miles away

Known for its English-style beer and fare, this is the place to sit with your feet in the Broad River just below the iconic Chimney Rock and relax.

Beer City USA - Asheville, NC | 40 Miles Away

Only 40 miles away, Asheville boasts over 45 breweries.



Dittmer Watts Nature Trail | 7 miles away

An easy casual walk in the woods. Great for kids. A total of 3 miles of trails. You can’t get lost.

Chimney Rock State Park | 11 miles away

Various levels of difficulty for all ability levels. Hike to the Hickory Nut Falls featured in the movie Last of the Mohicans. 1 mile out and back.

Little Bradley Falls (Waterfall Hike) | 20 miles away

A moderate to difficult out-and-back hike with a beautiful waterfall. Some calf-deep water to cross at certain times of year.

Bearwallow Mountain Trail | 21 miles away

At 4,232 feet above sea level and with a grassy meadow at its summit, the mountain features a nearly 360° view that includes Mt. Mitchell and Mt. Pisgah. The summit is 1 mile each way and is an easy hike with an exceptional view.

Pearson’s Falls (Waterfall Hike) | 22.6 miles away

An enchanting out-and-back hike through a beautiful old forest. Bring cash for parking. Level: Easy–Moderate.

Bradley Nature Preserve at Alexander's Ford

Easy 2.6 mile out-and-back hike on crushed gravel. The trail traces the path of a Revolutionary war militia’s route on their way to win the battle at Kings Mountain.

Other Attractions

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