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Get hands-on and interactive while touring exhibits dedicated to science, history, pirates, dinosaurs, flight and sports.
Ski, snowboard, ice skate, snow tube and sled at nearly a dozen mountain ski resorts and winter areas.
Choose a top-rated golf course on the North Carolina coast, where mild temperatures allow pleasant tee times year-round.
Travel down the Blue Ridge Parkway and you’ll find local charm and natural attractions, dozens of breweries, historic towns and festivals.
Take a stroll along beautiful beaches, enjoy shopping and dining, experience breathtaking sunsets and see why Wilmington was voted “Best American Riverfront.”
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
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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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You can visit three National Historic Landmarks and a North Carolina Historic Site in Edenton, named one of “America’s Prettiest Small Towns.”
From professional sports to upscale shopping to outdoor attractions, Charlotte is a favorite destination for a day, weekend or extended stay.
A visit to the southeastern North Carolina town of Calabash allows you to sample local delicacies from more than a menu.
The Home Furnishings Capital of the World is a great place for anyone to shop for all types of furnishings at great prices.
This area is home to 30-plus golf courses designed by the game’s greatest architects and renowned for quality, condition and playability.
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.
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.
Time seems to stand still in the pleasant town of Saluda, where Victorian homes line quiet streets and old-time businesses still serve visitors.
Filled with art and music, Asheville also has become renowned for its food and drink, with a range of cafes, restaurants, pubs and breweries.
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.
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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.
Take an arts tour that includes Ben Long's famous frescoes, Appalachian arts and culture, outdoor drama, North Carolina wine country and more.
Go boating along the Intracoastal Waterway to visit coastal spots such as Beaufort, Jacksonville, Wilmington and the Brunswick Islands.
Taste your way through the Triangle at local markets, award-winning restaurants, barbecue joints and down-home dining spots.
Visit Rodanthe and nearby Outer Banks attractions where you can experience firsthand the adventure and romance of the movie.
This five-day trip will immerse you in highlights of the great contributions African-Americans have made to local history and culture.
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.
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.
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.
The Outer Banks and Crystal Coast attract visitors to enjoy historic lighthouses, maritime history, charming fishing villages and sunny shores.
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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the Outer Banks is America's tallest lighthouse
High Point Showplace, the hub of the High Point Market
Asheville, a mountain city known for craft beer, outdoor fun and eclectic culture
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is filled with wildlife, recreational opportunities and history. See more »
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
Charlotte is North Carolina's largest city and a hub of art, culture and entertainment
Leave your cars behind (you have to) when you visit Bald Head Island. See more »
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 »
Wrightsville Beach near Wilmington is a popular stop along the Intracoastal Waterway. See more »
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
Explore mountain trails that take you up trails, down waterfalls, across zip lines, into resorts and more.
Enjoy pristine beaches, lighthouses, wild horses, boating, and surf and deep sea fishing. Brought to you by the Crystal Coast Tourism Authority.
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.
From above the clouds to below the surface, take a journey through the many layers of North Carolina beauty.
In the central part of North Carolina, commonly known as the Piedmont, beauty follows a different set of rules.
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.
Find iconic adventures, local delicacies, scenic views and more all along the expansive coast of North Carolina.
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Appalachian Mercantile, located on Everett Street in the what’s happening district of Bryson City, offers a large…
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Regions: Mountains, Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Bryson City General Store, located in the heart of Bryson City, on Everett Street, is one of the newest and greatest…
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On the shores of a 520-acre lake, the park offers hiking, cycling and nature trails; boat rentals; two playgrounds;…
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
With 460 vendors and a design center under one air-conditioned roof, the Depot at Gibson Mill is the largest antique…
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Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
Lake Hampton at Yadkin Memorial Park offers a lot of great outdoor activities for families.
Region: Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Adjacent to Historic Oakwood, the Oakwood Cemetery, with over 20,000 interments, is the resting place of approximately…
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A charming historic park with gardens, gazebo, benches, and fountains.
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Fayetteville Motor Sports Park--The drag strip features Professional E.T. and Street E.T. drag racing on a 1/4 mile…
Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
Established (48 years) gift shop, carrying souvenirs, moccasins, Fenton glass, candles, flags, handpainted items,…
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Region: Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Championship (7001 yards, 72.9 rating, 118 slope); Back (69.8 rating, 115 slope); Middle (5682 yards, 65.9 rating, 104…
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Discover exciting new sights and heights this season at the North Carolina Zoo, the world's largest natural habitat zoo. Climb to a different view…
Nestled among the Sandhills of North Carolina, Pinehurst Resort combines Southern hospitality, elegant accommodations, a luxurious spa, family…
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