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Whether you’re whitewater rafting, fishing, swimming or sailing, our waters add excitement to any trip.
Get hands-on and interactive while touring exhibits dedicated to science, history, pirates, dinosaurs, flight and sports.
Play a round at Grove Park Inn or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
Visit our first state capitol at Tryon Palace, walk in Blackbeard’s footsteps in Bath, and enjoy year-round sailing, fishing and paddling.
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
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Areas around Newfound Gap are colorful now.
Peak color continues its steady approach in the High Country.
The foliage change at Elk Knob has reached its peak.
Visitors to Grandfather Mountain can expect some brilliant fall color this weekend.
Weather conditions may lead peak season to be earlier this year.
Forget crowds, relish cooler air and warm water, and get a little sand in your shoes this fall on the beaches of North Carolina.
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.
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.
There’s no better place to enjoy fall fruits and fun seasonal activities than our farms and orchards.
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.
Chase autumn colors from the mountains through urban centers to the coast on hikes that take advantage of each region’s distinct landscape.
Show-stopping foliage, spirited music and irresistible fare add color and texture to fall in North Carolina.
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.
Celebrate the fall grape harvest at Childress, Raffaldini and Shelton vineyards and wine-tasting events from Charlotte to Bald Head Island.
There's no time like fall to sample seafood at events like the Airlie Gardens Oyster Roast and the North Carolina Oyster and Seafood festivals.
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.
With National Folk Festival in Greensboro, Wide Open Bluegrass in Raleigh, electronic mountain music and coastal jazz, you'll find a sound that suits you.
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This three-day trip starts in Asheville and ends outside of Boone, featuring farm visits, local wine, farm-to-table dining, alpacas and more.
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.
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.
Gather your best girlfriends for a trip that will leave you all rejuvenated, thanks to the epic scenery and activities in the mountains.
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.
These quirky, one-of-a-kind attractions are often their towns’ claims to fame, which is why you have to see them to believe.
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.
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.
Wilmington and Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville beaches wait with gardens, shopping, great dining and plenty to do for the entire family.
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.
Plan a brewery vacation with this three-day tasting tour of local breweries and craft beer spots in Asheville, Charlotte and the Triangle.
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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This aerial park, next to Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock, will catch your eyes. And with a maze of cargo nets, aerial bridges, tight-rope walks and floating platforms, High Gravity Adventures will…
Take the Blue Ridge Parkway to Milepost 328.3, where kids and families can enjoy apple picking, a butterfly garden, a bee hive and walking trails.
Visit Wilmington in February for one of the country's oldest traditional jazz festivals, with styles including early jazz, Dixieland, New Orleans and…
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.
Grandfather Mountain is a sanctuary where guests can see wildlife, hike alpine trails and walk a Mile High Swinging Bridge.
The Yadkin Valley just west of Winston-Salem is a designated wine region featuring beautiful scenery, lush vineyards and more than 30 wineries.
Hunt for ghosts on Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington, at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, and at Korner's Folly in Kernersville.
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.
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A charming historic park with gardens, gazebo, benches, and fountains.
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Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Visitors are welcome to take a self-guided tour of the campus, which includes the studios, nature trails and History…
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Regions: Mountains, Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Home to many cultural arts events and organizations such as the High Point Theatre's Passport to Entertainment Series…
Region: Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Body Balance carries a line of yoga and fitness accessories, mats, blankets, blocks, and CDs. Classes in Yoga, Tai-Chi…
Regions: Coast, Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds
Furniture building and design, wood sculptures, construction, music, landscape design, writing and painting.
Regions: Mountains, High Country
Purvis Chapel AME Zion Church, 217 Craven Street, is Beaufort’s oldest continuous-use church. Built in 1820 by the…
Regions: Coast, Crystal Coast
Latta Equestrian Center features show grounds, guided trail rides, horseback riding lessons, and a tack shop at Latta…
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
The newest winery in the Triangle area. A full service winery with tours; entertainment offered throughout the year.
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Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Many followed the R.J. Reynolds family into the country between 1920 and 1970 to develop these neighborhoods. Here find…
With a strong sense of history and culture and an ideal Uptown location, Grace Event Center is the perfect venue for…
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