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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.
Celebrate the art of cinema at more than two dozen annual film festivals in Charlotte, Durham, Winston-Salem, Wilmington and Asheville.
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.
Chat about Nicholas Sparks' bestselling-novel-turned-movie, and discuss everything from plot points to North Carolina locations frequented by the actors.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
This region offers 75-mile views from atop Chimney Rock, Cherokee history and great shopping for mountain crafts in Asheville and Dillsboro.
The road to Panem starts in North Carolina, where the first movie based on the bestselling book trilogy was filmed.
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Iron Man 3 was filmed in Wilmington, Raleigh and neighboring areas
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
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.
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.
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.
Visit Tryon Palace, Fort Anderson and other state historic sites featured on this hit Fox show that puts a modern twist on American history.
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If extreme sports are for you, then Sk8-Cary is a must. Located within Robert V. Godbold Park, Sk8-Cary is a lighted,…
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Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
A working family farm in Guilford County that opens at the end of September.
Region: Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Designed by the legendary Donald Ross in 1926, the 6,300-yard, par 70 course is contoured out of the rolling landscape…
Region: Asheville & the Foothills
Antique selection with a distinct coastal flair.
Regions: Coast, Outer Banks & Currituck
My work is hand-built and sculptural. I am not locked into any particular method, and that freedom allows the material…
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
Named one of the Top 25 Tasting Rooms in America by Wine Enthusiast magazine (May 2008). The winery is open daily for…
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Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Handmade & custom earrings, braclets, pendants and rings.
Regions: Mountains, Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
The City of Raleigh Arts Commission hosts a quarterly exhibition series featuring works produced or collected by…
Offering several exciting tours of the Crystal Coast: Beaufort Ghost Walk, Port City Pirates & Ghost Tour, Legend of…
Regions: Coast, Crystal Coast
Tallywood Shopping Center is currently home to Belk, The Mill End Store, Kristina’s Boutique and a few salons and…
Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
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