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Hit the trail in Pisgah National Forest, at the U.S. National Whitewater Center or on a coastal byway.
Play a round at Pine Needles Golf Club or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Step back in time in this 18th century Moravian settlement's museums, gardens and bakery.
An area rich in history, this region also is home to furniture and pottery making, a barbecue battleground and Yadkin Valley wineries.
Enjoy mile-high views at Grandfather Mountain, visit landmark country stores, and hike, ski and snowboard the highest peaks in the East.
On our southernmost shores you can enjoy 35 golf courses, Calabash seafood and family-friendly beaches boasting sunrise and sunset views.
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Summer in North Carolina is all about salt air, flip flops and total relaxation. Feel the sand of our beautiful beaches between your toes, camp under thousands of mountain stars or kick back in any of our vibrant cities. It’s time to indulge in all the sunny fun this great season has to offer.
Be inspired by people designing the future at this inaugural festival in Raleigh Sept. 3-4, featuring more than 30 speakers and presentations.
After an extensive restoration, this historic lighthouse in Edenton will open to the public on Aug. 15 for tours.
Find inspiration for your next trip with photos and videos from across the state.
Visitors can enjoy local beers and wines and diverse dining and nightlife in Winston-Salem, which Livability.com named one of the nation's best downtowns.
Enjoy the sounds of old-time and bluegrass performances, competitions and impromptu jam sessions at this annual Memorial Day festival in Union Grove.
If you're looking for adventure, head to Seven Devils, home to the largest tubing park in the East and a 20-cable, year-round zip line course.
Visit Asheville to explore the boyhood home that inspired stories by early 20th century American author Thomas Wolfe.
Historic Hendersonville, 22 miles south of Asheville, offers hospitality, culture, outdoor activities and more.
As summer turns to fall, the grape harvest begins and wineries statewide host festivals to celebrate tastes from sweet Muscadines to whites to dry reds.
Watch as one of the country's most unique fall foliage experiences takes shape. The bear appears just 30 minutes a day for two weeks in late October.
The winding mountain byways of this area of the Great Smoky Mountains offer visitors the ultimate road trip, whether on two wheels or four.
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Whether you're looking for scenic tours, cultural attractions, outdoor adventure or great local food and drinks, we’ve got you covered.
With 32 state parks and recreation areas to visit, you’re never far from stargazing, fishing, camping, horseback riding and rock climbing.
North Carolina, long the world’s premiere bastion of barbecue, celebrates its heritage and diversity with a map of some of state’s perfect pits.
Work your way through 20 uniquely North Carolina experiences with our summer bucket list.
Inside our diverse museums, you'll find unique and unusual collections. Natives and visitors also favor festivals that celebrate local flavor.
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From one-day jaunts to weeklong adventures, these trip ideas will inspire families, foodies and outdoor enthusiasts alike.
This daylong drive and ferry tour traces the coastline, exploring the maritime history of our sounds, barrier islands and coastal villages.
This three-day trip starts in Asheville and ends outside of Boone, featuring farm visits, local wine, farm-to-table dining, alpacas and more.
This region offers 75-mile views from atop Chimney Rock, Cherokee history and great shopping for mountain crafts in Asheville and Dillsboro.
This 45-minute drive in the Great Smoky Mountains is often compared to the Blue Ridge Parkway because of its scenic natural landscapes.
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