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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.
Play a round at Grove Park Inn or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls, Cherokee and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
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.
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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.
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.
Find inspiration for your next trip with photos and videos from across the state.
At Mast General Store and other country stores in the High Country, there's an old-time hospitality that keeps locals and visitors coming back.
This popular outdoor drama in Boone dramatizes the settlement of western North Carolina.
Visit the mountains to go rafting, zip line, slip down a natural water slide, golf, fly fish and more. Brought to you by Hot Springs Resort & Spa.
The recently moved and restored 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse in Edenton is the last lighthouse of its kind in the world.
The Yadkin Valley just west of Winston-Salem is a designated wine region featuring beautiful scenery, lush vineyards and more than 30 wineries.
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.
In addition to stunning scenery, the Brevard area boasts world-class mountain biking, whitewater kayaking, fly fishing, rock climbing and more.
Plan a weekend getaway to this Heart of North Carolina city to enjoy wild animals, local barbecue, zip lining, antiquing and a thriving arts community.
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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.
Celebrate the fall grape harvest at vineyards and wine-tasting events from Charlotte to Bald Head Island.
This fall's soundtrack features Hopscotch, Farm Aid and Wide Open Bluegrass in Raleigh, electronic mountain music and coastal jazz.
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.
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From one-day jaunts to weeklong adventures, these trip ideas will inspire families, foodies and outdoor enthusiasts alike.
Charlotte has much to offer in art, history and culture. Spend three days here and discover a great sampling of museums, music and more.
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.
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.
The Road to Nowhere ends at a tunnel inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park. If you want to venture farther, you have to do it by foot.
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