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Forget crowds, relish cooler air and warm water, and get a little sand in your shoes this fall on the beaches of North Carolina.
North Carolina offers 400-plus golf courses across the state with temperatures that allow play year-round.
There's no time like fall to sample seafood at events like the Airlie Gardens Oyster Roast and the North Carolina Oyster and Seafood festivals.
Tour a decorated battleship, enjoy shopping and nightlife, and surf or relax at area beaches.
Discover the quirky charm of this area’s art galleries, craft breweries and natural attractions.
Explore historic sites and nature trails, play a round in the Home of American Golf and visit the Airborne & Special Operations Museum.
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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.
See brilliant reds, oranges and golds at Kerr Lake, Hanging Rock, Lake Norman, William B. Umstead and state parks and natural areas across the region.
Find peak color on the Blue Ridge Parkway, in the Great Smoky Mountains, at Chimney Rock, Lake James, Mount Mitchell, Stone Mountain and more.
Enjoy all fall has to offer at Fort Fisher, Carolina Beach, Hammocks Beach, Jockey’s Ridge, Dismal Swamp, Cliffs of the Neuse and other coastal parks.
You'll see stock cars and historical artifacts as well as exhibits dedicated to legendary drivers at this interactive museum in Charlotte.
This team of highly trained Wrightsville Beach lifeguards giving visitors a little extra peace of mind when they venture into the ocean each summer.
Historic Hendersonville, 22 miles south of Asheville, offers hospitality, culture, outdoor activities and more.
The Blue Ridge Parkway is a must-do mountain drive, winding 252 miles among scenic vistas and historic sites. Brought to you by Tweetsie Railroad.
Tour the decks of the most decorated battleship of World War II, which now rests proudly near downtown Wilmington.
See, touch and listen to the roar of rare and vintage American motorcycles at this iconic Maggie Valley destination.
Replacements, Ltd. in Greensboro is the world’s largest retailer of old and new china, crystal, silver, and collectibles, with more than 14 million pieces of inventory from more than 360,000 patterns.
Experience the thrill of skydiving without jumping out of a plane at Paraclete XP SkyVenture in Raeford. The indoor skydiving facility boasts the largest vertical wind tunnel of its kind in the world…
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This month, the side of Highway 64 near Cashiers offers one of the most unique leaf-looking experiences in the country.
Paddle past foliage on a stand-up paddleboard, wind among it on a train, float above it in a hot air balloon or uncork it at a winery.
Chase autumn colors from the mountains through cities to the coast on hikes that take advantage of distinct landscapes.
From Neese's sausage to Lexington barbecue, local beer to Cheerwine, these essentials make a great pre-game tailgate for any team.
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From one-day jaunts to weeklong adventures, these trip ideas will inspire families, foodies and outdoor enthusiasts alike.
Enjoy three days of quiet paddling on lazy coastal rivers, amid ancient bald cypress in old millponds and on intimate creeks.
It's easy to enjoy the real-life settings that inspire his bestselling novels, from coastal towns to quiet beaches.
Make a weekend of local music venues, restaurants, farmers markets and breweries in Raleigh, Durham and Carrboro.
This three-day trip starts in Asheville and ends outside of Boone, featuring, local wine, farm-to-table dining, alpacas and more.
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