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Step behind the scenes of movies and TV shows filmed in North Carolina, including The Longest Ride, Iron Man 3, The Hunger Games, Safe Haven, Homeland, One Tree Hill, The Last of the Mohicans and Dirty Dancing. Wilmington, known as Hollywood East, has 400-plus film credits to its name and features tours by land and water. And the Asheville and Charlotte areas offer the ultimate chance to recreate the action with Hunger Games Unofficial Fan Tours that teach archery and wilderness survival.
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See the real place that inspired the magical one.
From art to music, nightlife, history, culture, or food and wine, Winston-Salem has something for everyone – including you.
A television series about an acclaimed restaurant and chef have put the spotlight on this Eastern North Carolina city. Here are more reasons to visit.
Follow the footsteps of the Safe Haven movie cast and crew and explore the sites where the movie was filmed in Southport and Wilmington.
Celebrate the art of cinema at more than two dozen annual film festivals in Charlotte, Durham, Winston-Salem, Wilmington and Asheville.
Even if you haven’t been here, chances are you’ve seen Wilmington, Charlotte, Lake Lure and more of our destinations on the big screen.
Visit the Queen City to see places featured in Showtime's acclaimed show Homeland as well as spots where the actors spend their free time.
Take a one-hour, behind-the-scenes tour of the studios where Under the Dome, Iron Man 3, One Tree Hill and other movies and TV shows have filmed.
Film lovers can return to the scenes of Iron Man 3 action in Wilmington, Raleigh, Rose Hill and more local spots where the movie was filmed.
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Visit film locations from the Nicholas Sparks adaptation in this extended trip, framed by natural beauty and artistry, from the mountains to the coast.
Visit several of the locations where Max was filmed, and you’ll experience some of North Carolina’s most beautiful natural attractions.
Be inspired by art and culture with this two-day visit to sculpture, photography, stained glass and folk art galleries in the Lake Norman area.
Explore Burgaw, Wilmington and Southport, the North Carolina town and cities that combine to serve as Chester’s Mill on the popular CBS television show.
The road to Panem starts in North Carolina, where the first movie based on the bestselling book trilogy was filmed.
See some of our great film sites and performing arts venues while enjoying the history of their picturesque settings in this five-day itinerary.
It's easy to enjoy the real-life settings that inspire his bestselling novels, from charming coastal towns to quiet beaches and tidal rivers.
Visit Rodanthe and nearby Outer Banks attractions where you can experience firsthand the adventure and romance of the movie.
This region offers 75-mile views from atop Chimney Rock, Cherokee history and great shopping for mountain crafts in Asheville and Dillsboro.
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Wilmington served as the backdrop for the hit TV drama One Tree Hill from 2003 to 2012
Iron Man 3 was filmed in Wilmington, Raleigh and neighboring areas
The Hunger Games filmed in DuPont State Forest and around Asheville and Charlotte
Wilmington, or "Hollywood East," has hosted 400-plus movie and TV productions, including Iron Man 3, Revolution, One Tree Hill and Dawson's Creek.
Tree Hill might be a fictional place, but fans still flock to real-life locations in Wilmington to see the sites featured in the hit CW show.
Visit Tryon Palace, Fort Anderson and other state historic sites featured on this hit Fox show that puts a modern twist on American history.
Visit the sites in Hildebran, Shelby and Brevard that stood in for District 12, the Hob and the Arena when The Hunger Games filmed here in 2011.
Try the pork chop sandwich at this Main Street attraction in Mount Airy, the real-life Mayberry made famous on The Andy Griffith Show.
See what Safe Haven stars Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough had to say about their favorite places to eat and relax while filming in Southport.
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Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
Factory closeouts, overstocks and showroom samples. Discover something different. Custom furniture available and…
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Waterfront park, features sunning beaches, boat launching and docks, new playground, picnic shelters, nature trails,…
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
Grow and sell all types of gourds. Have a studio where all types of decorative gourds can be purchased. Classes are…
Regions: Coast, Inner Coastal Plain
Full service bicycle store offering bicycle rental just a short drive from Asheville.
Region: Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Included on the National Register of Historic Places. The families of South Carolina’s Low Country came to Flat Rock to…
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Come experience the ultimate adventure. A one-hour hot air balloon ride over the Lake Norman area.
Self-guided quiet-water river float trips through Biltmore Estate property in canoes, rafts or kayaks. Fun for all ages!
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Rock shop, inside junior mining, take-out mining, hand-crafted jewelry with in-house designer.
Frazer Fir Christmas Trees, wreaths, table arrangements, kissing balls.
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