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Play a round at Grove Park Inn or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Discover the Banker ponies that have roamed wild on our beaches for more than 400 years.
Savor local favorites from barbecue to Calabash seafood and Cheerwine to Krispy Kreme.
Visit Cape Hatteras, stand where the Wright brothers took flight and watch wild horses run free along the shores of our northern coast.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls, Cherokee and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
Pamper yourself at AAA 5 Diamond Hotels, explore art, history and science museums, and drink and dine in the Tastiest Town in the South.
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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.
Explore intimate music venues, craft breweries, clubs, bars and entertainment centers.
Toast muscadine and European-style wines at more than 100 wineries statewide.
Tip a pint at the renowned Charlotte’s Oktoberfest; pair beer and bluegrass in Asheville; toast the World Beer Festival in Durham and more.
A visit to the southeastern North Carolina town of Calabash allows you to sample local delicacies from more than a menu.
A number of North Carolina wineries now feature unique overnight accommodations options to extend the great grape experience.
From Neese's sausage to Lexington barbecue, local craft beer to Cheerwine, these essentials make a great tailgate regardless of your home team.
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.
Once known most widely for its production of tobacco, North Carolina is now receiving national recognition for its beloved foods and drinks.
Several wineries and vineyards offer places to eat, from food trucks to fine dining, that make for a perfect pairing during your visit.
Celebrate the fall grape harvest at Childress, Raffaldini and Shelton vineyards and wine-tasting events from Charlotte to Bald Head Island.
There's no time like fall to sample seafood at events like the Airlie Gardens Oyster Roast and the North Carolina Oyster and Seafood festivals.
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.
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 has more breweries and brewpubs than any other Southern state, which means you're never far from imaginative, tasty local beer.
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, long the world’s premiere bastion of barbecue, celebrates its heritage and diversity with a map of some of state’s perfect pits.
At these eight farm-to-table restaurants, you can sample delicious local food grown at small, sustainable farms across North Carolina.
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More than a dozen Lexington-area barbecue restaurants can make for a tasty three-day exploration of North Carolina barbecue at its most historic.
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.
Make a weekend of great music at Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, local food at Raleigh City Farm and plow-to-pint beer at Fullsteam Brewery in Durham.
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.
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.
Five wineries specializing in varietal wines and blends make up the Swan Creek Vineyard Association a short drive from Winston-Salem.
Taste your way through the Triangle at local markets, award-winning restaurants, barbecue joints and down-home dining spots.
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 trail features four artisan wineries that make for a leisurely drive along the scenic Haw River between the Triad 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.
This three-day trip starts in Asheville and ends outside of Boone, featuring farm visits, local wine, farm-to-table dining, alpacas and more.
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.
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Dine on seafood caught the same day on the North Carolina coast
12 Bones Smokehouse in Asheville serves baby back ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket and more
Lexington Avenue Brewery is just one of a dozen craft breweries in Asheville
NoDa, short for "North Davidson," is a popular arts and entertainment district in Charlotte
Raleigh City Farm won Green America's People & Planet Award in 2012
RayLen Vineyards & Winery in Mocksville boasts 35,000 European varietal grapevines. See more »
The Mother Vine is the nation's oldest cultivated grapevine and still thrives on Roanoke Island
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
Southern Living readers named Durham the Tastiest Town in the South in January 2013
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.
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.
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.
This Outer Banks brewery was North Carolina's first. Today, you'll find more than 80 breweries and brew pubs statewide.
The Yadkin Valley just west of Winston-Salem is a designated wine region featuring beautiful scenery, lush vineyards and more than 30 wineries.
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.
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Ocean Isle Beach
Winery tours, wine tasting, art gallery, gift shop, weddings, family reunions, special events is what you will find at…
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Regions: Coast, Brunswick Islands
The Bayside Marina and Grill hosts fishing tournaments, fishing guide service, fishing off bank and also serves lunch…
Regions: Coast, Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds
Vegetables, fruits, jellies, jams, breads, plants, crafts, etc., grown or made in Alleghany County or the surrounding…
Region: High Country
One of the most decorated vineyards in North Carolina. In addition to the 35 acres of vines, Cypress Bend Vineyards…
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Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
Located in the heart of the Yadkin Valley along the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, this fertile,…
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Round Peak Vineyards is located in the Yadkin Valley AVA, sitting at 1300 ft. in elevation in the foothills of the Blue…
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The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina offers top quality, grown/produced products from the state of North Carolina.
Region: Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Local farmers offer fresh goods at this small neighborhood park on selected days throughout the summer.
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
Our magical combination of high elevation and micro-climate Terra produces a wine unique to the region with complex…
Regions: Mountains, High Country
The south Asheville location of Thirsty Monk offers an intimate pub atmosphere as well as a small brewing program that…
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
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