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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.
Hit the trail in Pisgah National Forest, at the U.S. National Whitewater Center or on a coastal byway.
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.
An area rich in history, this region also is home to furniture and pottery making, a barbecue battleground and Yadkin Valley wineries.
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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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The Home Furnishings Capital of the World is a great place for anyone to shop for all types of furnishings at great prices.
Time seems to stand still in the pleasant town of Saluda, where Victorian homes line quiet streets and old-time businesses still serve visitors.
You can visit three National Historic Landmarks and a North Carolina Historic Site in Edenton, named one of “America’s Prettiest Small Towns.”
Sit under the stars at a performance of The Lost Colony, explore a lighthouse and the waterfront, or catch a fishing charter.
From art to music, nightlife, history, culture, or food and wine, Winston-Salem has something for everyone – including you.
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.
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.
This area is home to 30-plus golf courses designed by the game’s greatest architects and renowned for quality, condition and playability.
A visit to the southeastern North Carolina town of Calabash allows you to sample local delicacies from more than a menu.
From professional sports to upscale shopping to outdoor attractions, Charlotte is a favorite destination for a day, weekend or extended stay.
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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.
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.
This five-day trip will immerse you in highlights of the great contributions African-Americans have made to local history and culture.
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.
Go boating along the Intracoastal Waterway to visit coastal spots such as Beaufort, Jacksonville, Wilmington and the Brunswick Islands.
Take an arts tour that includes Ben Long's famous frescoes, Appalachian arts and culture, outdoor drama, North Carolina wine country and more.
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.
Visit Rodanthe and nearby Outer Banks attractions where you can experience firsthand the adventure and romance of the movie.
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Pinehurst Resort will host the men's and women's U.S. Open Championships in 2014
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is filled with wildlife, recreational opportunities and cultural history. See more »
Cars aren't allowed on Bald Head Island in Brunswick County
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the Outer Banks is America's tallest lighthouse
High Point Showplace, the hub of the High Point Market
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, home to the nation's most famous Minor League Baseball team
Asheville, a mountain city known for craft beer, outdoor fun and eclectic culture
A herd of more than 100 wild horses roams Shackleford Banks on the Crystal Coast
The Topsail area is a quiet beach destination off the southeast coast
Barker House in Edenton, home of the organizer of the 1774 Edenton Tea Party
The Mile High Swinging Bridge at Grandfather Mountain is a popular spot for families of all ages. See more »
Charlotte is North Carolina's largest city and a hub of art, culture and entertainment
Wrightsville Beach near Wilmington is a popular stop along the Intracoastal Waterway
The Whirligig Festival in November celebrates the work of native folk artist Vollis Simpson. See more »
Find iconic adventures, local delicacies, scenic views and more all along the expansive coast of North Carolina.
From above the clouds to below the surface, take a journey through the many layers of North Carolina beauty.
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.
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 the central part of North Carolina, commonly known as the Piedmont, beauty follows a different set of rules.
Enjoy pristine beaches, lighthouses, wild horses, boating, and surf and deep sea fishing. Brought to you by the Crystal Coast Tourism Authority.
Explore mountain trails that take you up trails, down waterfalls, across zip lines, into resorts and more.
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