Catawba Valley Wine Trail
The Catawba Valley is located along the Catawba River between the foothills of the Blue Ridge and the South Mountains near Morganton, North Carolina.
The Catawba Valley Wine Trail features 5 wineries - all located within minutes of Interstate 40 between Exit 90 and Exit 112. We are located only 45 minutes east of Asheville, NC and 45 minutes west of Statesville, NC.
Each winery along our Wine Trail offers wine tastings and tours while providing unique surroundings for spending time and enjoying a picnic or share a bottle of wine with friends.
You'll find a variety of wine styles along the Catawba Valley Wine Trail. From sweet Waldensian Wines made in the tradition of the Valdese area’s original Italian settlers to the dry, award-winning Bordeaux-style wines from South Creek Winery.
Enjoy magnificent views of the South Mountains from Silver Fork Winery and have fun with an unpretentious wine tasting at Belle Nicho Winery. Of course, don't forget to check out the latest solar power technology in use at Lake James Cellars, an award winning winery powered by the sun.
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West Union Art Studios
A group studio and gallery. See how a piece of art is made from start to finish. Wednesday-Saturday 10-6. West Union Art Studios, brings together artists, art culture, and community to Morganton, NC. The creative space supports many ceramic artists, painters, fiber artists and Signature Day program.
The areas of Guatemalan culture that are shared are natural connection-builders: coffee, chocolate, soccer, street food, and crafts. Get a unique craft and connect with the local Guatemalan artist. Join in pick-up games or soccer leagues to play side-by-side with others. Enjoy a coffee together afterwards! Walk down our inside “street” of local Guatemalan food vendors to get a delicious meal and engage the cook! This is going to be fun, y’all.
Adventure Bound Books
On the shelves you'll find new and used books - Indie Next List favorites, new releases, best sellers, classics, fiction, fantasy, science fiction, romance, young adult books, books on nature and outdoor themes, religious, spiritual, and philosophy books, and an entire children's area. You can also find book-related gifts and educational items - book-themed shirts, hats, and socks, funny and snarky candles, literary themed tea, baby gifts, tote bags, and book lights, as well as art and plush toys made by local artists.
Kin2Kin Sushi Bar & Japanese Restaurant
Located next to the downtown movie theater, they offer fast takeout or dine-in options.
Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail
The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail commemorates the patriot unification, march and battles leading up to the Battle of Kings Mountain. Portions of the trail can be visited in any season. It includes sections of walk-able pathway, a Commemorative Motor Route, affiliated historic sites and museums, and wayside exhibits.
Sterling Grill and Lounge
Local restaurant that features great wings, and drinks with a casual, fun, downtown atmosphere. The full service bar is open into the evening and is often accompanied by karaoke or other fun events. Come check out this family owned and operated grill in downtown Morganton!