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With roots in moonshine, several distillers continue the tradition of making white whiskey, as well as vodka, gin and rum.
Drive roads that double as destinations from the Cherohala Skyway to the Outer Banks Byway.
North Carolina offers 400-plus golf courses across the state with temperatures that allow play year-round.
This area is an outdoor playground year-round, including some of the best camping, hiking, biking and fishing around.
The greater Topsail area is one of three quieter beach destinations on the southeast coast of North Carolina.
The Triad cities and their neighboring towns are rich in history and culture.
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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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Enjoy an authentic coastal experience on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast, with waters of crystalline purity bordering sandy, sparkling beaches. From…
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National chain hotel on Interstate 40, Exit 105.
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