Grandfather

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28 mi 45 km

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10 mi 15 km

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After the Run: Local Favorites

Pedalin' Pig Service is horrible. Waited 1 hour for take out and they got the order wrong. Kids cheeseburger was a tragedy. How do you screw up a cheeseburger? Really? Just no. This place is a big bucket of nope
Bella's Neighborhood Italian Restaurant Calzone is huge. The Greek one is amazing.
Puerto Nuevo This place is really cheap and the food and service is amazing. The restaurant itself is also very pretty and high class
The Tartan Restaurant Get the cheesesteak!
31 Coffey Rd, Linville NC — (828) 733-0779
Old Hampton Store and Grist Mill Pulled pork, baked beans and coleslaw were delicious. Blackberry pie with ice cream was really good! Live music was nice.
77 Ruffin St, Linville NC — (828) 733-5213
Banner Elk Cafe Shrimp and lobster mac n cheese is to die for! Great espresso bar as well.
The Lodge Espresso Bar & Eatery Remember always wear pants.
Sorrento's Bistro They even let us bring the on the patio
The Bayou Smokehouse & Grill Great atmosphere and wonderful staff. Plus great food.
Grandview Restaurant They make the best hash browns and cheese /eggs:) don't forget they only take cash!
Brick Oven Pizzeria Have a beer, they have a great selection!
The Italian Restaurant Nothing fancy, just a small-town restaurant with good Italian food and generous portions.
Mile High Tavern Extensive bar with pool tables. Family friendly. Cozy with multiple indoor + outdoor fireplaces.
Los Arcoiris Great food great prices!
Over Yonder Located near Blowing Rock, Boone, Banner Elk, in The Western North Carolina High Country Mountains. Designed, owned and managed by the award-winning Mast Farm Inn, and Executive Chef Andrew Long,
Canyons The best view!
Woodlands Barbecue & Pickin Parlor Hands down, the wings are the best thing on the menu. Try some bar popcorn or corn fritters.
Outback Steakhouse Try the Wedge Salad
Foggy Rock Eatery & Pub Incredible food, good prices, friendly staff, you cant go wrong with this simple local place!
The Best Cellar Concerts on the lawn in the summer time!
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2.8 mi 4.4 km
#1 Profile Trail
Banner Elk, NC
2.8 mi 4.4 km Banner Elk, NC
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Muddy
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Foscoe, NC
2.9 mi 4.6 km Foscoe, NC
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2.0 mi 3.3 km
#3 Grandfather Trail
Linville, NC
2.0 mi 3.3 km Linville, NC
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#4 Cragway Trail
Foscoe, NC
0.8 mi 1.3 km Foscoe, NC
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#5 Nuwati Trail
Foscoe, NC
1.1 mi 1.8 km Foscoe, NC
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