Browse luxury brands, vintage specialties and one-of-a-kind antiques at shops statewide.
Dine on delicious homegrown foods in scenic settings from the city to the country.
Ski, snowboard, ice skate and snow tube at 10 mountain ski resorts and winter areas.
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.
On our southernmost shores you can enjoy 35 golf courses, Calabash seafood and family-friendly beaches boasting sunrise and sunset views.
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 DealsGetting Around
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 us for area information.
Featured Travel Partner
Browse related places and events.
Fletcher (12.80 mile)
Town of Fletcher Christmas Parade features floats, musical groups & Santa traveling along Hwy. 25 between Old Airport Rd. & Town Hall.
Fletcher (12.52 mile)
December 13 , December 14
The Blue Ridge Agility Club of Western North Carolina will host a United States Dog Agility Association (USDAA) agility trial. Spectators are welco...
Brevard (5.97 mile)
Enjoy an evening of Art, Wine & Food in Downtown Brevard. Every 4th Friday of the month, from May through December. 5-9 pm.
See more upcoming events.
Brevard (3.02 mile)
It’s Good Mood Food!
Pisgah Forest (3.48 mile)
A local favorite for many years. Nothing fancy - just great food and friendly service.
Pisgah Forest (3.53 mile)
Big city dining specializing in sushi, thai and Japanese cuisine.
See more places to eat.
Penrose (0.79 mile)
Jack and Annie Drobisch welcome you to a very special place in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.We absolutely love everything about Western No...
Penrose (1.21 mile)
Located on a stream by a waterfall.
Penrose (1.43 mile)
Breathtaking view convenient to national and state forests. Experience your own private resort in this cedar chalet on 5 acres with beautiful groun...
See more places to stay.
Write reviews of North Carolina hotels on
North Carolina Department of Commerce,
Division of Tourism,
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