Clearwater Campground

McDowell County

Area Attractions

Scenic Views, Arts, and Crafts

Carson House 828-724-4948

Greenway Trail (behind Lowes)

Woody's Chair Shop

Bowling

Lightning Lanes 828-652-2626

Movies

McDowell Twin Cinemas 828-652-8368

Recreation 

Skate park, outdoor swimming, ball fields, and playground 828-652-3001

YMCA 828-659-9622

Lake James State Park (Nebo, NC Exit 90) 828-652-5047

Bear Creek Marina (Boating Slip) 828-655-1400

Black Bear Access Ramp

Golf

Linville Falls Club 828-756-4777 (42 mins)

Fishing

NC Wildlife Commission 828-248-6834

Restaurants

Fatz

Ice Cream

Jack Frost Dairy Bar (26 mins)2449 Sugar Hill Rd.

Grocery Shopping

Walmart Supercenter (29 Mins) 2875 Sugar Hill Road Marion, NC

Food Lion (19 mins) 1210 U.S. 70

Ingles (24 mins) 625 W. Henderson St.

Bi-Lo (21 mins) 500 N. Main St., Ste.1

McDowell Waste (13 mins-Trash) 200 American Thread

McDowell Hospital (26 mins) 430 Ranklin Dr., Marion, NC 28752


Winter Activities

Jonas Ridge Snow Tubing 828-733-4155

Hawksnest Resort www.hawksnestresort.com

www.skibeech.com

www.skisugar.com

www.appskimtn.com


Adventures for Thrill Seekers

Scream Time Zipline Vilas, NC

www.paracletexp.com

www.pvadventures.com



Rutherfordton, NC

Area Attractions

Lake Lure 877-386-4255

Chimney Rock State Park 800-277-9611 www.chimneyrockpark.com


Spruce Pine, NC (30 mins)

Area Attractions

Museum of NC Minerals

The Shop Shed 828-765-6001 www.soapshed.com

Restaurants

Grocery Shopping

​Wal-Mart (18 mins) 2514 Halltown Road Spruce Pine, NC

Produce Stand (19 mins) 12903 N. Carolina 226

Blue Ridge Hospital (27 mins) 125 Hospital Drive 828-765-4201


Little Switzerland, NC

Area Attractions


Book Exchange 828-765-9070

NC Mining Museum 828-765-6463 www.emeraldvillage.com

General Store/Pub www.switzerlandcafe.com

The Orchard at Altapass 828-765-9531 www.altapassorchard.com

Blue Ridge Parkway www.blueridgeparkway.org

Restaurants


Linville, NC

Area Attractions

Linville Caverns 800-419-0540 (30 mins away from campground)

Linville Falls (31 mins-Hiking Trails)

Linville Gorge Wilderness Area (1 hr)

Grandfather Mountain 888-718-1680 (53 mins)


Penland,NC  (40 mins)

Area Attractions

Penland School of Crafts 828-675-2359

Penland Gallery 828-765-6211


Black Mountain, NC

Area Attraction


Burnsville, NC

Area Attractions

Young's Mountain Music 828-675-4365 www.youngsmountainmusic.com

Mt. Mitchell State Park (elevation peak 6,684 located 1 hr 13 mins)


Bakersville, NC (1 hr)

Area Attractions

Roan Mountain (6,285 peak elevation)



Morganton, NC

Area Attractions

Jamestown Flea Market 828-584-4038 (41 mins)



Asheville

Area Attractions

Brown Mountain Lights

NC Arboretum 828-655-2492 www.ncarboretum.org

WNC Nature Center 828-298-5600 www.wildwnc.com

Biltmore House (55 mins) 800-411-3812 www.biltmore.com

Folk Art Center 828-298-7928

Mast General Store 828-232-1883

Billy Graham Training Center 1 Porters Cove Road

Asheville's Fun Depot (53 mins) 7 Roberts Road

Shopping

Innsbruck Mall (1 hr) 828-254-0954

Outdoor Activities

Loafers Glory and Tubing 866-933-5628
Restaurant
Texas Roadhouse (mins ) 230 Hendersonville Rd. 828-274-4311

Boone

Area Attractions

www.tweetsie.com 800-526-5740

Greenway Hiking Trail

​Appalachian Ski Mountain



Blowing Rock, NC (1 hr 25 mins)

Area Attractions

Blowing Rock Equestrian Preserve 828-295-4700 www.blowingrockhorses.com

1500 Laurel Lane

​Blowing Rock, NC 28605


Mystery Hill

www.mysteryhill-nc.com 828-264-2792

129 Mystery Hill Lane

​Blowing Rock, NC 28605


Maggie Valley, NC

Area Attractions

Ghost Town (1 hr 40 mins) 1-800-ghosttown


Cherokee, NC (2 hrs)

Area Attractions

Harrah's Cherokee Casino 828-497-7777

Oconaluftee Indian Village 866-554-4557

Santa's Land 828-497-9191 www.santaslandnc.com

Cherokee Fun Park 828-497-5877 (2 hrs 3 mins)

Restaurants

Peter's Pancakes (Breakfast) 828-497-5116


Bryson City, NC (2 hrs)

Area Attractions

Great Smoky Mountain Railroad 1-800-872-4681 www.gsmr.com

Nantahala Outdoor Center 828-488-2176 www.noc.com

Uncle Bill's Flea Market Sylva, NC 828-586-9613 (1 hr 42 mins)


Gatlinburg, TN (3 hrs)

Area Attractions

Ripley's Aquarium of The Smokies 888-240-1358

Smoky Mountain Stables 865-436-5634

1720 E. Parkway

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort 865-436-5423

Ole Smoky Distillery 865-436-6995

Sugarland Cellars 865-325-1110

Mountain Mall 865-436-5935

611 Parkway Suite F15

Gatlinburg, TN 37738