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Take a drive and discover some of the best scenery in the nation, from the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Outer Banks Scenic Byway.
Choose a top-rated golf course on the North Carolina coast, where mild temperatures allow pleasant tee times year-round.
The rich culture of North Carolina’s people and places is depicted throughout our many museums and cultural institutions.
Explore America’s Coolest Small Town, Cape Lookout National Seashore and relics from Blackbeard’s infamous ship.
This urban area boasts arts, shopping, nightlife, craft breweries, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and the home of NASCAR.
This area is rich in culture, history and landscapes, and it honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey.
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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.
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.
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.
From art to music, nightlife, history, culture, or food and wine, Winston-Salem has something for everyone – including you.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
See some of our great film sites and performing arts venues while enjoying the history of their picturesque settings in this five-day itinerary.
Visit film locations from the Nicholas Sparks adaptation in this extended trip, framed by natural beauty and artistry, from the mountains to the coast.
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 Rodanthe and nearby Outer Banks attractions where you can experience firsthand the adventure and romance of the movie.
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 several of the locations where Max was filmed, and you’ll experience some of North Carolina’s most beautiful natural attractions.
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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The Choice, in theaters February 2016, was filmed in Wilmington with its storyline set in Beaufort. See more »
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
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.
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.
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.
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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Dana Rader Golf School is North Carolina’s most complete state-of-the-art teaching and practice facility. Selected to…
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Region: Charlotte Region
Imagine being in a place that is devoted totally and completely to you. A place where you can immerse yourself in total…
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
If you’re looking for high quality, locally made goods and services, you’ve come to the right place.
Region: Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Located in turn-of-the-century home of W.W. Kitchin, governor of N.C. from 1909-1913. Museum complex includes 6…
Region: Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
RRC is recognized as one of the major tennis centers in North Carolina and prides itself in offering a variety of…
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Defiant can be found in picturesque Golden Valley, NC. Enjoy a guided tour and culminate your visit with a sampling of…
Region: Asheville & the Foothills
Simply Spoiled specializes in unique and upscale brands of children’s apparel for the newborn- to-6 set
Farmers market featuring locally grown produce, handmade crafts, baked goods and plants.
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
Open April & May - Saturday only 6am-12pm. Starting 1st Saturday in June through Nov. open Tuesdays 7am-1pm; Thursdays…
Voted toughest public course. Voted best neighborhood golf course by Charlotte’s Best magazine in 1997. Yardmark…
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