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Forget the heat of summer amid cool breezes when you tee it up in the mountains of North Carolina.
The rich and diverse culture of North Carolina’s people and places is depicted throughout the many museums and cultural institutions across the state.
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The Brunswick Islands offers 45 miles of beaches, where you can fill your day boating, fishing, dining, playing golf and a number of family-friendly activities.
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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.
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.
Celebrate the art of cinema at more than two dozen annual film festivals in Charlotte, Durham, Winston-Salem, Wilmington and Asheville.
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.
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.
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.
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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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 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.
Try the pork chop sandwich at this Main Street attraction in Mount Airy, the real-life Mayberry made famous on The Andy Griffith 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 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.
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At 4,600 feet in elevation, we are one of the highest Choose and Cut Farms in NC. Spectacular panoramic views of the…
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Region: High Country
Offers dual-elevation tee stations (with ground-level mats sheltered for use during rainy conditions), large grass tee…
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Videri is a cozy, downtown, fully operational chocolate factory and retail space located in the heart of the warehouse…
Region: Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Come and relax at Gregory Vineyards. Escape to a quiet country setting and enjoy a picturesque view of rolling hills,…
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Region: Pinehurst & Sandhills
North Carolina’s oldest church and in our oldest town! Still in use today.
Regions: Coast, Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds
John Haywood, the state's first elected treasurer, built this Federal-style frame house in 1799 for his family, in…
This theater is part of the Municipal Complex in Scotland Neck.
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Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area is approximately 318 acres in size, with five miles of hiking trails leading to…
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