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Get hands-on and interactive while touring exhibits dedicated to science, history, pirates, dinosaurs, flight and sports.
Ski, snowboard, ice skate, snow tube and sled at nearly a dozen mountain ski resorts and winter areas.
Choose a top-rated golf course on the North Carolina coast, where mild temperatures allow pleasant tee times year-round.
Travel down the Blue Ridge Parkway and you’ll find local charm and natural attractions, dozens of breweries, historic towns and festivals.
Take a stroll along beautiful beaches, enjoy shopping and dining, experience breathtaking sunsets and see why Wilmington was voted “Best American Riverfront.”
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Based on the book by Nicholas Sparks, The Choice hits theaters in February, and you can visit the places on the North Carolina coast where it was 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.
From art to music, nightlife, history, culture, or food and wine, Winston-Salem has something for everyone – including you.
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.
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.
Celebrate the art of cinema at more than two dozen annual film festivals in Charlotte, Durham, Winston-Salem, Wilmington and Asheville.
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See some of our great film sites and performing arts venues while enjoying the history of their picturesque settings in this five-day itinerary.
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.
Visit Rodanthe and nearby Outer Banks attractions where you can experience firsthand the adventure and romance of the movie.
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.
Visit several of the locations where Max was filmed, and you’ll experience some of North Carolina’s most beautiful natural attractions.
The road to Panem starts in North Carolina, where the first movie based on the bestselling book trilogy was filmed.
This region offers 75-mile views from atop Chimney Rock, Cherokee history and great shopping for mountain crafts in Asheville and Dillsboro.
Visit film locations from the Nicholas Sparks adaptation in this extended trip, framed by natural beauty and artistry, from the mountains to the coast.
It's easy to enjoy the real-life settings that inspire his bestselling novels, from charming coastal towns to quiet beaches and tidal rivers.
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Wilmington served as the backdrop for the hit TV drama One Tree Hill from 2003 to 2012
The Hunger Games filmed in DuPont State Forest and around Asheville and Charlotte
The Choice, in theaters February 2016, was filmed in Wilmington with its storyline set in Beaufort. See more »
Iron Man 3 was filmed in Wilmington, Raleigh and neighboring areas
Visit Tryon Palace, Fort Anderson and other state historic sites featured on this hit Fox show that puts a modern twist on American history.
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.
Wilmington, or "Hollywood East," has hosted 400-plus movie and TV productions, including Iron Man 3, Revolution, One Tree Hill and Dawson's Creek.
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.
Try the pork chop sandwich at this Main Street attraction in Mount Airy, the real-life Mayberry made famous on The Andy Griffith Show.
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.
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This 10,000 square foot beach volleyball facility houses two full sand courts offering year-round tournament play.
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Region: Greensboro & Winston-Salem
On the campus of Carteret Community College, Joslyn Hall is the site of many live musical performances and theater…
Regions: Coast, Crystal Coast
Tar Heel Furniture Gallery is a locally owned and operated Fayetteville favorite. No matter what room you are shopping…
Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
With two sets of tees, course plays like 18 holes.;Championship (6100 yards); Middle (5700 yards); Forward (5300…
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Vinyl records, instruments and accessories, plus repairs.
Region: Charlotte Region
The Comedy Club of the OBX invites you to join us for a wonderful evening of fun and laughter.
Region: Outer Banks & Currituck
Asheville Outlets offers real brands and unreal savings. Shoppers can save up to 70 percent off on America's most…
Region: Asheville & the Foothills
The only Harley-Davidson drag racing museum in the world, located on the second floor of one of the largest Harley…
Region: Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Bakery specializing in cakes for all occasions, including weddings. In Johnston County from I-95, Exit 79, and from…
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Located 5 minutes from Highway 74 and a mere 25 minutes from US 95, the Scotland Yard/Morgan Complex in Laurinburg is a…
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