Marion, North Carolina
Marion is a small city in McDowell County, North Carolina. It is built at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains and serves as a convenient gateway to beautiful nearby natural attractions such as Linville Falls (about 25 miles) and Mt. Mitchell (about 30 miles). The city’s Main Street is its commercial and historical ‘heart.’ Well preserved old buildings, beautiful churches, and the magnificent Courthouse create a romantic setting. Other top Marion tourist attractions include Linville Caverns, Historic Carson House, Lucky Strike Gold and Gem Mine, Greenway Bike Trail, and Linville Falls Golf Club. Regarding budget accommodation, there are more than 140 and nearby Marion, NC. The average price per room per night is under $150, but there are quite a few economy accommodation deals starting from as little as $50.