Browse luxury brands, vintage specialties and one-of-a-kind antiques at shops statewide.
Ski, snowboard, ice skate and snow tube at 10 mountain ski resorts and winter areas.
Dine on delicious homegrown foods in scenic settings from the city to the country.
On our southernmost shores you can enjoy 35 golf courses, Calabash seafood and family-friendly beaches boasting sunrise and sunset views.
Play a round in the Home of American Golf, visit the Airborne & Special Operations Museum, and explore nature trails and historic sites.
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.
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.
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.
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, long the world’s premiere bastion of barbecue, celebrates its heritage and diversity with a map of some of state’s perfect pits.
Plan a trip to explore our wine trails, enjoy seasonal wine festivals, and sample European-style and sweet wines at more than 100 wineries.
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.
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 is a place with rich roots in ‘shine-making, so it’s certainly no surprise that moonshine is (finally) making a comeback.
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.
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.
North Carolina has more breweries and brewpubs than any other Southern state, which means you're never far from imaginative, tasty local beer.
A number of North Carolina wineries now feature unique overnight accommodations options to extend the great grape experience.
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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.
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.
Named for the ancient mountains nearby, the wineries on this trail near Charlotte offer varietals and wines made from muscadine grapes.
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.
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.
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.
Plan a brewery vacation with this three-day tasting tour of local breweries and craft beer spots in Asheville, Charlotte and the Triangle.
Charlotte has much to offer in art, history and culture. Spend three days here and discover a great sampling of museums, music and more.
Tucked between Interstate 77 to the west and Winston-Salem to the northeast, this day trip has much to offer beyond tastings and tours.
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From above the clouds to below the surface, take a journey through the many layers of North Carolina beauty.
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.
The Yadkin Valley just west of Winston-Salem is a designated wine region featuring beautiful scenery, lush vineyards and more than 30 wineries.
Lexington Avenue Brewery is just one of a dozen craft breweries in Asheville
RayLen Vineyards & Winery in Mocksville boasts 35,000 European varietal grapevines
Junior Johnson’s Midnight Moon from Piedmont Distillers in Madison
Raleigh City Farm won Green America's People & Planet Award in 2012
Southern Living readers named Durham the Tastiest Town in the South in January 2013
Fullsteam Brewery in Durham
Carolina Brewery & Grill in Pittsboro
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
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
Price's Chicken Coop in Charlotte often has a line out the door for its takeout fried chicken
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While located only 1 mile outside Elkin City limits, this 212 acre stretch of land leaves one feeling secluded and…
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Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
In 2011, Chuck and Jamey Johnson purchased the land, winery and tasting room for Windsor Run Cellars, formerly known as…
Heist Brewery is Charlotte’s newest contemporary brewpub in the NoDa neighborhood. At Heist, bold, exquisite and…
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
North Carolina’s largest family-owned vineyard surrounds a beautiful state-of-the-art Winery nestled into a Blue Ridge…
Featuring naturally fermented wines, without chemicals or preservatives, hand-crafted from our native Muscadine grapes.…
Regions: Coast, Inner Coastal Plain
These one-of-a-kind tours -- walking or mobile tours -- offer an exclusive glimpse at Asheville’s award-winning local…
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
A family-owned agribusiness, A&B milling Company was established in 1945 as a feed, seed and fertilizer store serving…
The Eno River Farmers Market in historic downtown Hillsborough offers farm fresh produce, cheese, meat, eggs, baked…
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Our producers are all within a 50 miles radius, so you know what you are buying is LOCAL and FRESH. Open Saturdays…
Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
Chatham County’s first winery -- part of NC’s Variety Vineland -- receives warm sunlight during the day, making it an…
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