- Our list of the best things to do in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, features the top 15 nearby activities — including 9 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Wilkesboro, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 4 things to do within the city of Wilkesboro, NC , followed by 11 popular activities in nearby cities, including West Jefferson, Hamptonville and Lenoir
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100 East Main Street, P.O. Box 935, Wilkesboro, NC MoreLess Info
The Wilkes Heritage Museum, which is located in the historic county courthouse, displays artifacts and images related to the area's settlement, development, and military history. Guests can also take a guided tour of the jail used in the 1860s.
Foothills Outdoor Adventures offers a variety of outdoor adventure sports options, ranging from guided tours to equipment rentals. Visitors can rent boats, kayaks, canoes, and river tubs, which are group boats unique to the company.
For three days out of the year, Merlefest features a variety of bluegrass, folk, and rock bands. The festival is situated on the Blue Ridge so that visitors can take in the scenery of the surrounding trees and hills.
The Yadkin Valley Gymnastics Academy is an academy that teaches and encourages the development of gymnastics to its students. In addition to gymnastics, competitive cheerleading with tumbling classes is also offered to students wishing to participate.
Located in Hamptonville, North Carolina, Windsor Run Cellars is a vineyard, winery and distillery. The attraction offers wine tasting and tours of the winery and distillery. The facility features a sweet red wine known as Rebel Red.
Comprised of 10.5 acres of eight varieties of grapes, Shadow Springs Vineyard in Hamptonville, North Carolina offers wine tasting to its visitors as well as an award-wining Chambourcin. The wine won Best of Class at the North Carolina State Fair.
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5726 W Old US 421 Hwy, Hamptonville, NC 27020 MoreLess Info
The tasting room at the Laurel Gray Vineyard & Winery in Hamptonville, North Carolina serves an enticing menu of tasting flights and accompaniments. The winery welcomes visitors Wednesday through Sunday throughout the year.
Merlot, Chardonnay and Riesling are specialties of the house at Dobbins Creek Vineyards in Hamptonville, North Carolina. Guests are welcome in the tasting room, where they may sample all Dobbins Creek wines currently for sale.
The historic home of William Lenoir, Fort Defiance, Lenoir, NC was constructed in the late 18th century on the site of the original fort and stockade. It is maintained as a museum now, and hosts many special events.