Search entire site
Highlights you might like:
Our resorts and spas are honored frequently by travel publications and are idyllic spots for romantic getaways, relaxation weekends and weddings.
Choose a top-rated golf course on the North Carolina coast, where mild temperatures allow pleasant tee times year-round.
Take in a baseball game at renowned ballparks in Asheville and Durham; watch world-class horse shows in Mill Spring; and cheer on the Charlotte Hornets during their playoff run.
On our southernmost shores you can enjoy 35 golf courses, Calabash seafood and family-friendly beaches boasting sunrise and sunset views.
An area rich in history and culture, this region also is home to furniture making, a barbecue battleground and Yadkin Valley wineries.
Enjoy mile-high views at Grandfather Mountain, visit landmark country stores, stay at a top-notch resort or cozy cabin, and hike trails including the highest peaks in the East.
Navigation - Things to Do Signature Attractions Arts & Entertainment Eat & Drink History & Heritage Kids & Family Outdoor Resorts & Spas Sports & GolfTrip IdeasCities & Regions Mountains Piedmont CoastEventsPlaces to StayTravel DealsVideos
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.
Filter events by date, category, region or keyword.
Please try to broaden your search criteria
Share this page:
See something wrong?
Tell us about it.
Contact the Department of Travel and Tourism for your visitor needs. Call, visit our website or stop by our Visitor Center in Corolla or our Welcome…
Carolina Beach is bursting with family-friendly things to see and do, from a beachside boardwalk and seaside amusement rides in the summer, to…
Browse related places and events.
Manteo (13.61 mile)
May 27 -
Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Paul Green's outdoor drama recounts the historical events leading to the disappearance of the first English colonists.
Nags Head (12.76 mile)
May 13 - 16
This Hang Gliding Spectacular is the longest running hang-gliding competition in the world!
Run, crawl, jump, carry and endure in this team-oriented, family-friendly obstacle/challenge course.
See more upcoming events.
Harbinger (0.47 mile)
American, Southern / Home Cooking
Dawn's Kitchen is recognized as one of the best wedding & event caterers in the Outer Banks.
Point Harbor (1.20 mile)
Barbecue, Southern / Home Cooking
Saltydawg Smokehouse is a carry-out restaurant servicing lower mainland Currituck. Daily lunch specials and offering take-home-style dinners. Bes...
Powells Point (3.57 mile)
A casual dining restaurant and sports bar in a non-smoking environment. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. A perfect setting for wedding parties,...
See more places to eat.
Kitty Hawk (3.11 mile)
Approximately 65 vacation rental homes in the beautiful Outer Banks areas from Duck to south Nags Head.
Kitty Hawk (3.12 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Fireplace, full breakfast, non-smoking rooms available, outdoor shower, refrigerator, kayaks and satellite TV available.
Kitty Hawk (3.19 mile)
Contact us for the perfect vacation rental in Southern Shores and Kitty Hawk. Only Sun Realty offers you the largest selection of affordable beach ...
See more places to stay.
Write reviews of North Carolina hotels on
Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina
Featured Travel Partner
Request your Travel Guide
Download or order FREE guides and maps
Subscribe to our E-Newsletters
Get the latest news, events and travel deals
Join us for travel tidbits, giveaways and more
Explore unique spots across North Carolina