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Comfort Inn

Featuring executive suites with whirlpool, picnic area, sun deck, indoor pool, and hot tub. Meeting facilities also available. Open year round. Located on the US 221 Bypass and US 70 West in Marion.

Marion, NC Businesses

Historic Carson House

Built as a walnut log cabin in 1793, the home once served as a stagecoach inn and the seat of county government until the courthouse was constructed. This historic home and private, nonprofit museum is currently filled with unusual household and plantation artifacts.

Marion, NC Other Attractions

Buck Creek Campground & Driving Range

Located on NC 80 and Tom's Creek Road, northwest of Marion. Sites: gravel, grass, mostly shaded, 1 pull-thru, water, sewer and electric hook-ups (a/c and heat extra), tent sites. Facilities: restrooms and showers, dump station, private phone. Recreation:

Marion, NC Campgrounds

Things to do Pioneer History near Marion, NC

Heather Grove Gold & Gem Panning

A family-oriented recreational attraction with gold and gem panning, high banking, sluicing and dredging. Five rustic cabins ...

Broad River Gems and Mining Company

6 acres. On-site gem mining & fossil dig. Located on the gold berring Broad River. Our gift shop contains jewelry, gemstones ...

Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine

As seen on the "Learning Channel," hunt for amazing treasures. Gem mine rain or shine. Covered flume lines. Extensive emerald...

Old Pressley Sapphire Mine

An original mine. Birthplace of the World's Largest Blue Star Sapphires, "The Star of the Carolinas" and "The Southern Star" ...

Sheffield Mine

As seen on the Travel Channel! We're right in the heart of gem mining country, minutes from Franklin. Our mine is great fun f...