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Play a round at Grove Park Inn or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Discover the Banker ponies that have roamed wild on our beaches for more than 400 years.
Savor local favorites from barbecue to Calabash seafood and Cheerwine to Krispy Kreme.
Visit Cape Hatteras, stand where the Wright brothers took flight and watch wild horses run free along the shores of our northern coast.
Pamper yourself at AAA 5 Diamond Hotels, explore art, history and science museums, and drink and dine in the Tastiest Town in the South.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls, Cherokee and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
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Travel paths painted by fall, and lose yourself in shades of vibrant color that extend from our mountains to our cities to our beaches. Plan a trip today and let our colorful landscapes, people, flavors and adventures inspire you.
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After an extensive restoration, this historic lighthouse in Edenton will open to the public on Aug. 15 for tours.
Be inspired by people designing the future at this inaugural festival in Raleigh Sept. 3-4, featuring more than 30 speakers and presentations.
In the center of the state, you'll find award-winning spas and dining, a range of sports and cultural attractions, theme parks, historic sites and outdoor fun.
Pleasure Island Sea Turtle Project volunteers patrol this Wilmington-area beach each summer to find and protect the nests of endangered sea turtles.
The Blue Ridge Parkway crosses 17 counties in our mountains, offering hiking, heritage and breathtaking views. Brought to you by Chetola Resort.
Take a trip to Greensboro to explore Revolutionary War and Civil Rights historic sites, the Carolina SciQuarium, breweries, wineries and more.
See, touch and listen to the roar of rare and vintage American motorcycles at this iconic Maggie Valley destination.
Enjoy the sounds of old-time and bluegrass performances, competitions and impromptu jam sessions at this annual Memorial Day festival in Union Grove.
This historic Chapel Hill hotel hosts an entire month of holiday events ranging from crafting to brunch with Santa to afternoon tea.
The Yadkin Valley just west of Winston-Salem is a designated wine region featuring beautiful scenery, lush vineyards and more than 30 wineries.
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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.
From the Carolina BalloonFest to Tweetsie's Ghost Train, woolly worms to pirates, apples to barbecue, here's our list of fun fall events.
Tip a pint at Charlotte’s Oktoberfest, pair beer and bluegrass in Asheville or toast the World Beer Festival in Durham.
This fall's soundtrack features Hopscotch, Farm Aid and Wide Open Bluegrass in Raleigh, electronic mountain music and coastal jazz.
Celebrate the fall grape harvest at vineyards and wine-tasting events from Charlotte to Bald Head Island.
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From one-day jaunts to weeklong adventures, these trip ideas will inspire families, foodies and outdoor enthusiasts alike.
The Road to Nowhere ends at a tunnel inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park. To venture farther, you have to go by foot.
Enjoy three days of quiet paddling on the tannic waters of lazy coastal rivers, amid ancient bald cypress in old millponds and on intimate creeks.
Make a weekend of local music venues, restaurants, farmers markets and breweries in Raleigh, Durham and Carrboro.
This 40-minute drive takes you through one of the most scenic urban areas in the nation as it travels beside the tranquil Cape Fear River near the coast.
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