Dine on delicious homegrown foods in scenic settings from the city to the country.
Go wild at the North Carolina Zoo, coastal aquariums and other animal attractions.
Enjoy fall golf and an ever-present ocean breeze on coastal golf courses.
An area rich in history and culture, this region also is home to furniture making, a barbecue battleground and Yadkin Valley wineries.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
Savor local flavor ranging from muscadine wine and fine dining to craft beer and barbecue in this region of eastern North Carolina.
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Plan your getaway around a signature event or find out what’s happening during your visit. From quick weekend trips to longer stays, you might watch a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, sample sounds where they were born at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, go for the top prize in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or enjoy seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays.
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