From Charlotte

-Take I -85 south to Gastonia.

-Take the Highway 321 exit and go north toward Hickory.

-Take 321 through Hickory, Lenior, and Blowing Rock.

-Follow 321 into Boone past the main intersection (Wendy’s is on the left corner) until you dead end into Highway 421 (King Street).

-Turn left (west) onto 421. Follow 421 west through and out of Boone (the road becomes 321/421), and then for a few more miles through the small town of Vilas.

-Turn left at “Skateworld” where you see a sign indicating 321 turns left towards Elizabethton (and 421 continues towards Trade).

-Drive approximately 7 miles.

-As you near the end of the 7 miles, Zionhill Baptist Church will be on your right.

-Turn right at the following intersection onto Bethel Road (you will see a small Cherokee Cove sign.)

-Follow Bethel road for 4 miles.

-At the end of that 4 miles, you will see Stone Mountain grocery on your left and Bethel School on your right. Continue up the small hill and turn left on to Mountain Dale Road ( Bethel Church will be on your left).

-Follow Mountain Dale Road for 3 miles.

-Turn left on to Locust Gap Road. Drive one mile uphill. As you crest the hill, you will see the Cherokee Cove stone pillars, iron gate and sign on your left.

-Turn left thru the gate and follow the paved road downhill for one mile.

-The Conference Center will be on your right.


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