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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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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.
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 is a place with rich roots in ‘shine-making, so it’s certainly no surprise that moonshine is (finally) making a comeback.
Plan a trip to explore our wine trails, enjoy seasonal wine festivals, and sample European-style and sweet wines at more than 100 wineries.
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, long the world’s premiere bastion of barbecue, celebrates its heritage and diversity with a map of some of state’s perfect pits.
While football may be the main attraction, a brag-worthy, locally inspired tailgate is the only way to properly prepare for any big game.
North Carolina has more breweries and brewpubs than any other Southern state, which means you're never far from imaginative, tasty local beer.
At these eight farm-to-table restaurants, you can sample delicious local food grown at small, sustainable farms across North Carolina.
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.
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.
A visit to the southeastern North Carolina town of Calabash allows you to sample local delicacies from more than a menu.
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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.
This three-day trip starts in Asheville and ends outside of Boone, featuring farm visits, local wine, farm-to-table dining, alpacas and more.
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.
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.
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.
Plan a brewery vacation with this three-day tasting tour of local breweries and craft beer spots in Asheville, Charlotte and the Triangle.
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.
More than a dozen Lexington-area barbecue restaurants can make for a tasty three-day exploration of North Carolina barbecue at its most historic.
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.
Named for the ancient mountains nearby, the wineries on this trail near Charlotte offer varietals and wines made from muscadine grapes.
This trail features four artisan wineries that make for a leisurely drive along the scenic Haw River between the Triad and the Triangle.
Five wineries specializing in varietal wines and blends make up the Swan Creek Vineyard Association a short drive from Winston-Salem.
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Fullsteam Brewery in Durham
NoDa, short for "North Davidson," is a popular arts and entertainment district in Charlotte
12 Bones Smokehouse in Asheville serves baby back ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket and more
Southern Living readers named Durham the Tastiest Town in the South in January 2013
Raleigh City Farm won Green America's People & Planet Award in 2012
Dine on seafood caught the same day on the North Carolina coast
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 »
Junior Johnson’s Midnight Moon from Piedmont Distillers in Madison
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
There's plenty of good seafood to go around during this annual October festival celebrating local fishermen, seafood recipes and cooking tips.
From above the clouds to below the surface, take a journey through the many layers of North Carolina beauty.
Try the pork chop sandwich at this Main Street attraction in Mount Airy, the real-life Mayberry made famous on The Andy Griffith Show.
Each holiday, dozens of intricate gingerbread creations vie for attention at the Omni Grove Park Inn and Grove Arcade in Asheville.
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.
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.
This Outer Banks brewery was North Carolina's first. Today, you'll find more than 80 breweries and brew pubs statewide.
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.
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Located in the piedmont region of North Carolina, Morgan Ridge Vineyards has been creating quality wines since its…
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Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
The distinctive cupola roof top of RayLen Vineyards & Winery is a beacon for the southern portion of the Yadkin Valley…
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Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
A family-owned and operated winery featuring sweet Muscadine wines, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Daily…
Along with fresh hops and malts, we put a lot of heart and imagination into every Mother Earth bottle. We hope one…
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Local farmers offer fresh goods at this small neighborhood park on selected days throughout the summer.
Raffaldini Vineyards is Chianti in the Carolinas! Enter through our vineyard gates into our 102-acre estate--dotted…
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Farmers market featuring locally grown produce, handmade crafts, baked goods and plants.
The newest craft brewery in Western North Carolina, Beech Mountain Brewing Co.will be open year round to serve skiers,…
Wine and fine art in the same location! We offer a variety of quality and award-winning North Carolina wines harvested…
Formerly known as Rivercrest Golf Club, Ole Still Golf Club is located in Bethlehem, just outside Hickory, in the…
Region: Asheville & the Foothills
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