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Step behind the scenes of movies and TV shows filmed in North Carolina, including 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.
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.
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.
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.
Follow the footsteps of the Safe Haven movie cast and crew and explore the sites where the movie was filmed in Southport and Wilmington.
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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.
This region offers 75-mile views from atop Chimney Rock, Cherokee history and great shopping for mountain crafts in Asheville and Dillsboro.
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.
The road to Panem starts in North Carolina, where the first movie based on the bestselling book trilogy was filmed.
Visit Rodanthe and nearby Outer Banks attractions where you can experience firsthand the adventure and romance of the movie.
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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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 served as the backdrop for the hit TV drama One Tree Hill from 2003 to 2012
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.
Wilmington, or "Hollywood East," has hosted 400-plus movie and TV productions, including Iron Man 3, Revolution, One Tree Hill and Dawson's Creek.
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.
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.
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The Old Theater at the corner of Broad and Church Streets in Oriental first opened as a movie theater in 1945. It…
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Regions: Coast, Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds
WPAQ’s Merry-Go-Round, the second longest-running live radio broadcast in America, is each Saturday from 11 a.m. until…
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
This historic theatre in the heart of downtown Asheboro features a variety of concerts, plays, special performances and…
Experience the grandeur and charm of Old Wilmington with a trolley tour of the historic district with our 8-mile…
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Regions: Coast, Wilmington Area
First-run movies shown at 8:00PM nightly at this landmark theatre. Islanders know it’s THE place to be every week. $4…
Regions: Coast, Outer Banks & Currituck
The Columbia Theater Cultural Resources Center(CTCRC) is housed in the old Columbia Theater built in 1938 by German…
Built in 1927, the historic Carolina Theatre proudly welcomes audiences downtown to enjoy the rich atmosphere and…
Cultural events including live theatre, dance and concerts are the norm in this restored movie house.
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
For a little family fun, come check out our miniature golf and arcade. We have bike rentals, boogie boards and in-line…
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Regions: Coast, Topsail Area
Home to an incredible collection of items including childhood memorabilia, film clips, costumes, domestic and foreign…
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