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Go wild at the North Carolina Zoo, coastal aquariums and other animal attractions.
Drive roads that double as destinations from the Cherohala Skyway to the Outer Banks Byway.
Play a round at Albemarle Plantation or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Discover Chimney Rock, Lake Lure and other outdoor sights as well as the quirky charm of this region’s arts, dining and craft breweries.
These south-facing beaches are home to America’s Coolest Small Town, Cape Lookout National Seashore and the nation’s best wreck diving.
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.
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.
At these eight farm-to-table restaurants, you can sample delicious local food grown at small, sustainable farms across North Carolina.
Once known most widely for its production of tobacco, North Carolina is now receiving national recognition for its beloved foods and drinks.
Plan a trip to explore our wine trails, enjoy seasonal wine festivals, and sample European-style and sweet wines at more than 100 wineries.
North Carolina is a place with rich roots in ‘shine-making, so it’s certainly no surprise that moonshine is (finally) making a comeback.
A number of North Carolina wineries now feature unique overnight accommodations options to extend the great grape experience.
A visit to the southeastern North Carolina town of Calabash allows you to sample local delicacies from more than a menu.
Several wineries and vineyards offer places to eat, from food trucks to fine dining, that make for a perfect pairing during your visit.
Asheville ruled as Beer City USA and remains one of the nation's best towns for sampling locally crafted beers from a dozen breweries.
While football may be the main attraction, a brag-worthy, locally inspired tailgate is the only way to properly prepare for any big game.
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.
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.
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.
North Carolina has more breweries and brewpubs than any other Southern state, which means you're never far from imaginative, tasty local beer.
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Known worldwide for its famed barbecue, the Lexington area is also home to world-class wineries including Childress Vineyards.
This trail features four artisan wineries that make for a leisurely drive along the scenic Haw River between the Triad and the Triangle.
Tucked between Interstate 77 to the west and Winston-Salem to the northeast, this day trip has much to offer beyond tastings and tours.
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.
Named for the ancient mountains nearby, the wineries on this trail near Charlotte offer varietals and wines made from muscadine grapes.
More than a dozen Lexington-area barbecue restaurants can make for a tasty three-day exploration of North Carolina barbecue at its most historic.
Charlotte has much to offer in art, history and culture. Spend three days here and discover a great sampling of museums, music and more.
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.
Taste your way through the Triangle at local markets, award-winning restaurants, barbecue joints and down-home dining spots.
Five wineries specializing in varietal wines and blends make up the Swan Creek Vineyard Association a short drive from Winston-Salem.
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.
This three-day trip starts in Asheville and ends outside of Boone, featuring farm visits, local wine, farm-to-table dining, alpacas and more.
Plan a brewery vacation with this three-day tasting tour of local breweries and craft beer spots in Asheville, Charlotte and the Triangle.
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.
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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.
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.
Each holiday, dozens of intricate gingerbread creations vie for attention at the Omni Grove Park Inn and Grove Arcade in Asheville.
The Yadkin Valley just west of Winston-Salem is a designated wine region featuring beautiful scenery, lush vineyards and more than 30 wineries.
Dine on seafood caught the same day on the North Carolina coast
NoDa, short for "North Davidson," is a popular arts and entertainment district in Charlotte
Lexington Avenue Brewery is just one of a dozen craft breweries in Asheville
The Mother Vine is the nation's oldest cultivated grapevine and still thrives on Roanoke Island
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
Stop by Carolina Brewery & Grill in Pittsboro to sample award-winning hand-crafted beers, all brewed in-house . See more »
Fullsteam Brewery in Durham
Junior Johnson’s Midnight Moon from Piedmont Distillers in Madison
Raleigh City Farm won Green America's People & Planet Award in 2012
RayLen Vineyards & Winery in Mocksville boasts 35,000 European varietal grapevines
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Our producers are all within a 50 miles radius, so you know what you are buying is LOCAL and FRESH. Open Saturdays…
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Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
Built in the early 1900s as the Raleigh Electric powerhouse, it now takes on an authentic pub-style atmosphere with a…
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
One of the most decorated vineyards in North Carolina.
In addition to the 35 acres of vines, Cypress Bend Vineyards…
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While located only 1 mile outside Elkin City limits, this 212 acre stretch of land leaves one feeling secluded and…
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Visit the Yadkin Farmers Market and shop for locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, plants, honey, homemade crafts,…
The Ashe County Farmers Market celebrates the mountain heritage of North Carolina with produce, nursery plants,…
Regions: Mountains, High Country
The Best Juice on the Neuse! Artisanal-style winery primarily using American and French hybrid grapes. Varieties and…
Regions: Coast, Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds
Allison Oaks Vineyards is a family-owned vineyard. We invite you to come visit our tasting room located in Downtown…
Heist Brewery is Charlotte’s newest contemporary brewpub in the NoDa neighborhood. At Heist, bold, exquisite and…
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
Noni Bacca Winery is Wilmington’s finest, international award-winning “boutique” winery located just 5 miles from…
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Regions: Coast, Wilmington Area
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