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Take a drive and discover some of the best scenery in the nation, from the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Outer Banks Scenic Byway.
Choose a top-rated golf course on the North Carolina coast, where mild temperatures allow pleasant tee times year-round.
The rich culture of North Carolina’s people and places is depicted throughout our many museums and cultural institutions.
Explore America’s Coolest Small Town, Cape Lookout National Seashore and relics from Blackbeard’s infamous ship.
This urban area boasts arts, shopping, nightlife, craft breweries, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and the home of NASCAR.
This area is rich in culture, history and landscapes, and it honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey.
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Coloring the edges.
Escape the hustle and bustle for some camping.
Follow the trails of leaves.
See color, birds, turtles and more.
Middle and lower elevation areas are beginning to pop with color.
Soar through fall color on a zip line, wind among it on a historic train, float above it in a hot air balloon or uncork it at a local winery.
For exciting activities in, on or above the water, our shores offer pristine beaches, expansive marshes, depths to dive and skies to fly.
Several of #NCBeer’s leading minds on craft brews share which seasonal beers they’re most looking forward to enjoying this fall – and why you will, too.
There’s no better place to enjoy fall fruits and fun seasonal activities than our farms and orchards.
Forget crowds, relish cooler air and warm water, and get a little sand in your shoes this fall on the beaches of North Carolina.
There are many reasons the Blue Ridge Parkway is called “America’s Favorite Drive,” and those include stops at must-see mileposts here.
North Carolina is filled with locally owned coffee shops, each offering a bit of homegrown flavor and insight into the cultures of our towns and cities.
Cyclists are fond of our state because of the many scenic routes, bike tours, local clubs and annual rides that take you from the mountains to the coast.
Relaxation is important to your vacation, so get lost in a great book – with a North Carolina setting in the pages and in your real-life getaway.
Chase autumn colors from the mountains through urban centers to the coast on hikes that take advantage of each region’s distinct landscape.
North Carolina is packed with adventures, so start exploring early. You’ll find perfect sunrise views at these spots, from beaches to mountaintops.
New breweries continue to open at a fast pace across our state. Each of these brings a refreshing element to the beer scene and is well worth a visit.
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Plan a brewery vacation with this three-day tasting tour of local breweries and craft beer spots in Asheville, Charlotte and the Triangle.
There’s plenty to do in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, including great golf that will make you feel smarter just by the connection to area universities.
Wilmington and Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville beaches wait with gardens, shopping, great dining and plenty to do for the entire family.
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.
In between rounds of golf in Beaufort, Morehead City and Emerald Isle, take strolls on quiet beaches, tour an old pirate ship or see wild horses roam.
This trip takes you on a trek to the top of Cold Mountain for breathtaking views, starting and ending in Asheville for a weekend of outdoor fun.
This three-day trip starts in Asheville and ends outside of Boone, featuring farm visits, local wine, farm-to-table dining, alpacas and more.
Visit pirate hideouts, skulk around the town Blackbeard called home, see where his sunken ship is submerged, and see where he met his violent end.
These quirky, one-of-a-kind attractions are often their towns’ claims to fame, which is why you have to see them to believe.
Gather your best girlfriends for a trip that will leave you all rejuvenated, thanks to the epic scenery and activities in the mountains.
Our state is home to iconic college teams, pro basketball, football, hockey and racing, and sports museums and halls of fame you can visit year-round.
Rekindle your romance during a three-day weekend in Brevard, an itinerary filled with dining, arts, picnics, spas, river fun and visits to waterfalls.
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Mountain bikers will rejoice during a visit to the town of Beech Mountain. Enjoy scenic views and downhill trails at Beech Mountain Resort, and ride eight miles of trails along the town’s Emerald…
The Yadkin Valley just west of Winston-Salem is a designated wine region featuring beautiful scenery, lush vineyards and more than 30 wineries.
This award-winning museum is home to a world-class collection including 30 Rodin sculptures, a center for special exhibitions and a 164-acre Museum Park.
Hunt for ghosts on Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington, at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, and at Korner's Folly in Kernersville.
Grandfather Mountain is a sanctuary where guests can see wildlife, hike alpine trails and walk a Mile High Swinging Bridge.
Hop aboard this specialty car on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in Bryson City. The five-hour, scenic trip entertains you with a sampling of local cheeses, fine wines and dinner.
From peach picking on the coast, to cutting Christmas trees in the mountains, to sipping wine at a vineyard, the state is full of farm fresh fun.
Tastings and tours are offered daily at North Carolina’s largest winery, located in Rose Hill. And on Saturdays, guests flock here to the live music series in the afternoon and murder mystery dinner…
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Voted Best Golf Course in Fayetteville in 2003 and 2004.
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Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
Dedicated in 1874, this is the final resting place for veterans of all wars. Buried in 18 trench graves are 11,700…
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
A beautiful flower and gift shop. Designers available to assist you with the latest in floral design, one of a kind…
Regions: Mountains, High Country
Full service jewelry store, custom jewelry, stone cutting, minerals, gemstones, gold nuggets, gem & gold panning year…
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
Family owned and operated winery located in the rolling hills of historic Snow Camp. Stop by and sample the finest…
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
So fun, it’s scary! Join this one-hour stroll through downtown Bryson City every Friday and Saturday evening at 8pm.…
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Regions: Mountains, Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Fortnight Brewing Company is a craft brewery in Cary. Our mission is to produce high-quality beer that is approachable…
Region: Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Region: Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Learn about local history and glide right up to historic landmarks while sightseeing on a narrated, guided Segway or…
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Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
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Region: Asheville & the Foothills
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Discover exciting new sights and heights this season at the North Carolina Zoo, the world's largest natural habitat zoo. Climb to a different view…
Nestled among the Sandhills of North Carolina, Pinehurst Resort combines Southern hospitality, elegant accommodations, a luxurious spa, family…
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