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Meet craftspeople as captivating as the pottery, glass, sculptures and woodcarvings they create.
Play a round at Nags Head Golf Links or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Visit Biltmore, Battleship North Carolina and more than 35 state and national historic sites.
This urban area boasts arts, shopping, botanical gardens, craft breweries, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and the home of NASCAR.
Pair Revolutionary and Civil War historic sites with local flavor ranging from fine dining and craft beer to muscadine wine and barbecue.
Discover Chimney Rock, Lake Lure and other outdoor sights as well as the quirky charm of this region’s arts, dining and craft breweries.
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Treat your taste buds to a delicious trip through North Carolina. Try Calabash-style seafood or voice your opinion on a long-running feud over Eastern or Lexington-style barbecue. Dine out at savory farm-to-table restaurants across the state, or visit local farms, roadside stands and farmers markets to prepare your own homegrown feast. Thirsty? Drink a Pepsi or Cheerwine in the state where they were born, or raise a glass to more than 100 wineries, 80-plus breweries and even a dozen microdistilleries where you can sample legal moonshine and more.
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Taste North Carolina craft beer at more than 80 breweries located throughout the state.
Drink to the days of moonshine at microdistilleries crafting legal, small-batch spirits.
Dine on delicious homegrown foods in scenic settings from the city to the country.
Savor local favorites from barbecue to Calabash seafood and Cheerwine to Krispy Kreme.
Explore intimate music venues, craft breweries, clubs, bars and entertainment centers.
Toast muscadine and European-style wines at more than 100 wineries statewide.
North Carolina is a place with rich roots in ‘shine-making, so it’s certainly no surprise that moonshine is (finally) making a comeback.
Meandering along our shoreline, it’s easy to eat your way through tasty coastal cuisine. Just pass the slaw and grab a glass of cold sweet tea.
Asheville ruled as Beer City USA and remains one of the nation's best towns for sampling locally crafted beers from a dozen breweries.
North Carolina, long the world’s premiere bastion of barbecue, celebrates its heritage and diversity with a map of some of state’s perfect pits.
Several wineries and vineyards offer places to eat, from food trucks to fine dining, that make for a perfect pairing during your visit.
North Carolina has more breweries and brewpubs than any other Southern state, which means you're never far from imaginative, tasty local beer.
A visit to the southeastern North Carolina town of Calabash allows you to sample local delicacies from more than a menu.
Once known most widely for its production of tobacco, North Carolina is now receiving national recognition for its beloved foods and drinks.
A number of North Carolina wineries now feature unique overnight accommodations options to extend the great grape experience.
You'll have a tough time deciding where to eat first from this list of restaurants featured on Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel.
At these eight farm-to-table restaurants, you can sample delicious local food grown at small, sustainable farms across North Carolina.
Plan a trip to explore our wine trails, enjoy seasonal wine festivals, and sample European-style and sweet wines at more than 100 wineries.
While football may be the main attraction, a brag-worthy, locally inspired tailgate is the only way to properly prepare for any big game.
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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.
More than a dozen Lexington-area barbecue restaurants can make for a tasty three-day exploration of North Carolina barbecue at its most historic.
Tucked between Interstate 77 to the west and Winston-Salem to the northeast, this day trip has much to offer beyond tastings and tours.
Charlotte has much to offer in art, history and culture. Spend three days here and discover a great sampling of museums, music and more.
Each of the wineries on this trail near Raleigh is family-owned and -operated and dripping with rich history dating back to the mid-1700s.
Plan a brewery vacation with this three-day tasting tour of local breweries and craft beer spots in Asheville, Charlotte and the Triangle.
You'll find many things we're famous for near Asheboro and Lexington, including the Childress and Petty racing museums, the North Carolina Zoo and barbecue.
This trail features four artisan wineries that make for a leisurely drive along the scenic Haw River between the Triad and the Triangle.
This three-day trip starts in Asheville and ends outside of Boone, featuring farm visits, local wine, farm-to-table dining, alpacas and more.
Five wineries specializing in varietal wines and blends make up the Swan Creek Vineyard Association a short drive from Winston-Salem.
Named for the ancient mountains nearby, the wineries on this trail near Charlotte offer varietals and wines made from muscadine grapes.
Known worldwide for its famed barbecue, the Lexington area is also home to world-class wineries including Childress Vineyards.
Taste your way through the Triangle at local markets, award-winning restaurants, barbecue joints and down-home dining spots.
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The Mother Vine is the nation's oldest cultivated grapevine and still thrives on Roanoke Island
Lexington Avenue Brewery is just one of a dozen craft breweries in Asheville
Fullsteam Brewery in Durham
Raleigh City Farm won Green America's People & Planet Award in 2012
12 Bones Smokehouse in Asheville serves baby back ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket and more
RayLen Vineyards & Winery in Mocksville boasts 35,000 European varietal grapevines. See more »
Stop by Carolina Brewery & Grill in Pittsboro to sample award-winning hand-crafted beers, all brewed in-house . See more »
NoDa, short for "North Davidson," is a popular arts and entertainment district in Charlotte
Dine on seafood caught the same day on the North Carolina coast
Southern Living readers named Durham the Tastiest Town in the South in January 2013
Junior Johnson’s Midnight Moon from Piedmont Distillers in Madison
There's plenty of good seafood to go around during this annual October festival celebrating local fishermen, seafood recipes and cooking tips.
Visitors can enjoy local beers and wines and diverse dining and nightlife in Winston-Salem, which Livability.com named one of the nation's best downtowns.
This Outer Banks brewery was North Carolina's first. Today, you'll find more than 80 breweries and brew pubs statewide.
At this Yadkin Valley winery in East Bend, you can sample red and white wines and even take a three-hour llama trek that includes lunch and wine.
From above the clouds to below the surface, take a journey through the many layers of North Carolina beauty.
As summer turns to fall, the grape harvest begins and wineries statewide host festivals to celebrate tastes from sweet Muscadines to whites to dry reds.
Try the pork chop sandwich at this Main Street attraction in Mount Airy, the real-life Mayberry made famous on The Andy Griffith Show.
The Yadkin Valley just west of Winston-Salem is a designated wine region featuring beautiful scenery, lush vineyards and more than 30 wineries.
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We offer year-round and seasonal beers available in our pub on draft or in bottles or growlers to take home. Our pub…
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Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
Handcrafted wines full of Southern tradition. Join us in our tasting room with our solid walnut-top tasting bar or…
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
At Fiddler’s Vineyard, making wine is a melodious affair. We believe each wine has its own melody, which is why each…
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Once we select the best fruit or juice we can find, the wine making and blending is done onsite at our downtown winery.…
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Region: Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Stop by for the Azure Skye Premier Wines Experience, a must for anyone that is interested in wine.
Provides an opportunity for residents and visitors of Wrightsville Beach to purchase fresh, locally grown produce. The…
Regions: Coast, Wilmington Area
Brewpub with a fantastic view of the downtown Raleigh skyline and great outdoor seating. Serving house-made craft…
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Community -supported agriculture site selling organically grown produce.
Regions: Coast, Inner Coastal Plain
Beautiful designer vineyards, tasting room and winery, and old homeplace known as the Wine Lodge.
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Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Located at the gateway to the Smokies, Frog Level Brewing makes beers that are distinctive in their attitude and…
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