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Take a drive and discover some of the best scenery in the nation, from the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Outer Banks Scenic Byway.
Choose a top-rated golf course on the North Carolina coast, where mild temperatures allow pleasant tee times year-round.
The rich culture of North Carolina’s people and places is depicted throughout our many museums and cultural institutions.
Explore America’s Coolest Small Town, Cape Lookout National Seashore and relics from Blackbeard’s infamous ship.
This urban area boasts arts, shopping, nightlife, craft breweries, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and the home of NASCAR.
This area is rich in culture, history and landscapes, and it honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey.
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North Carolina’s places are as varied as its landscapes. In the mountains, Asheville and Boone have long appealed to visitors, and smaller towns like Brevard and Lake Lure have an energy all their own. Piedmont cities from Charlotte to Raleigh and Fayetteville to Winston-Salem have countless things to do, the Sandhills boasts world-class golf, and the Yadkin Valley is home to dozens of wineries. Our beaches are some of the best in the nation according to Dr. Beach and The Weather Channel, and Beaufort and Edenton are known as America's "coolest" and "prettiest" small towns.
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From professional sports to upscale shopping to outdoor attractions, Charlotte is a favorite destination for a day, weekend or extended stay.
From art to music, nightlife, history, culture, or food and wine, Winston-Salem has something for everyone – including you.
You can visit three National Historic Landmarks and a North Carolina Historic Site in Edenton, named one of “America’s Prettiest Small Towns.”
This area in the Great Smoky Mountains is home to 250 waterfalls, including the highest in the East and some that starred in Hollywood movies.
Filled with art and music, Asheville also has become renowned for its food and drink, with a range of cafes, restaurants, pubs and breweries.
A visit to the southeastern North Carolina town of Calabash allows you to sample local delicacies from more than a menu.
Time seems to stand still in the pleasant town of Saluda, where Victorian homes line quiet streets and old-time businesses still serve visitors.
Sit under the stars at a performance of The Lost Colony, explore a lighthouse and the waterfront, or catch a fishing charter.
This area is home to 30-plus golf courses designed by the game’s greatest architects and renowned for quality, condition and playability.
The Home Furnishings Capital of the World is a great place for anyone to shop for all types of furnishings at great prices.
Lake Lure embodies the perfect vision of cool water shadowed by mountains, and it’s also a hub of activity that keeps visitors coming back.
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Go boating along the Intracoastal Waterway to visit coastal spots such as Beaufort, Jacksonville, Wilmington and the Brunswick Islands.
Visit Rodanthe and nearby Outer Banks attractions where you can experience firsthand the adventure and romance of the movie.
Just 45 minutes west of Winston-Salem, the Elkin area of the Yadkin Valley features world-class wineries perfect for a day trip or multiday wine trail.
What's more fun than hiking, picnicking and splashing in cold mountain streams? Grab this three-day trip, pack up the kids and head for the hills.
Take an arts tour that includes Ben Long's famous frescoes, Appalachian arts and culture, outdoor drama, North Carolina wine country and more.
The Outer Banks and Crystal Coast attract visitors to enjoy historic lighthouses, maritime history, charming fishing villages and sunny shores.
Taste your way through the Triangle at local markets, award-winning restaurants, barbecue joints and down-home dining spots.
Our state is home to iconic college teams, pro basketball, football, hockey and racing, and sports museums and halls of fame you can visit year-round.
Whether it’s a hotel that caters to couples, romantic meals or a soothing spa, it’s easy to get away in Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham.
This five-day trip will immerse you in highlights of the great contributions African-Americans have made to local history and culture.
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Barker House in Edenton, home of the organizer of the 1774 Edenton Tea Party
Pinehurst Resort hosted the men's and women's U.S. Open Championships in 2014
The Mile High Swinging Bridge at Grandfather Mountain is a popular spot for families of all ages. See more »
The Topsail area is a quiet beach destination off the southeast coast
Leave your cars behind (you have to) when you visit Bald Head Island. See more »
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is filled with wildlife, recreational opportunities and history. See more »
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the Outer Banks is America's tallest lighthouse
Asheville, a mountain city known for craft beer, outdoor fun and eclectic culture
High Point Showplace, the hub of the High Point Market
Wrightsville Beach near Wilmington is a popular stop along the Intracoastal Waterway. See more »
A herd of more than 100 wild horses roams Shackleford Banks on the Crystal Coast
Charlotte is North Carolina's largest city and a hub of art, culture and entertainment
The Whirligig Festival in November celebrates the work of native folk artist Vollis Simpson. See more »
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, home to the nation's most famous Minor League Baseball team
Enjoy pristine beaches, lighthouses, wild horses, boating, and surf and deep sea fishing. Brought to you by the Crystal Coast Tourism Authority.
From above the clouds to below the surface, take a journey through the many layers of North Carolina beauty.
Find iconic adventures, local delicacies, scenic views and more all along the expansive coast of North Carolina.
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.
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.
Explore mountain trails that take you up trails, down waterfalls, across zip lines, into resorts and more.
In the central part of North Carolina, commonly known as the Piedmont, beauty follows a different set of rules.
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Experience the thrill of whitewater rafting on the French Broad River. Located 30 minutes from Asheville, we provide a…
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Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
Located on 140 acres at the foot of beautiful Mt. Shepherd, nestled between six acres of vineyards with a panoramic…
Region: Greensboro & Winston-Salem
A guided bike tour through Asheville is a unique way to experience the beautiful architecture, history, and energy of…
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Region: Asheville & the Foothills
Very pretty 9-hole course located in Downtown Forest City. Common Burmuda fairways, crenshaw bent greens. Great course…
Sculpture garden & metal art gallery. Mirrors, lamps, gates, trellises. All made by Grace Cathey.
Region: Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
The trail was created to highlight the area’s history in agriculture & strong traditions in handcrafts, while creating…
A unique toy store of quality educational toys from around the world. Award winning games for all ages, puzzles from 3…
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Regions: Mountains, High Country
The Arts Council of Wilson manages two facilities: The Wilson Arts Center and the Edna Boykin Cultural Center. The Arts…
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Built in 1859, the Cape Lookout Lighthouse is located on the Cape Lookout National Seashore. There is a Light Station…
Regions: Coast, Crystal Coast
A very playable layout. A challenging course that will allow you to score and can be played in four hours. Excellent…
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
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