Browse luxury brands, vintage specialties and one-of-a-kind antiques at shops statewide.
Ski, snowboard, ice skate and snow tube at 10 mountain ski resorts and winter areas.
Dine on delicious homegrown foods in scenic settings from the city to the country.
On our southernmost shores you can enjoy 35 golf courses, Calabash seafood and family-friendly beaches boasting sunrise and sunset views.
Play a round in the Home of American Golf, visit the Airborne & Special Operations Museum, and explore nature trails and historic sites.
Discover Chimney Rock, Lake Lure and other outdoor sights as well as the quirky charm of this region’s arts, dining and craft breweries.
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The Triad cities of Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point and their neighboring towns are rich in history and culture. In Winston-Salem, see what 19th-century living was like at Old Salem or attend the modern RiverRun International Film Festival. The nearby Yadkin Valley has traded tobacco fields for wineries. The world still heads to High Point for furniture and Lexington remains the battleground for the state’s best barbecue. Greensboro has abundant options for shopping, golf and dining, plus world-renowned lodging at the Grandover Resort, O. Henry Hotel and Proximity Hotel.
Discover more about these destinations: Asheboro | Burlington | Greensboro | High Point | King | Lexington | Mocksville | Mount Airy | Reidsville | Seagrove | Troy | Uwharrie National Forest | Winston-Salem | Yadkinville | Yanceyville
See the real place that inspired the magical one.
Get ready to splash, swim, raft, bob, float and go screaming down a series of wild, wet water slides where the fun never ends.
In the low, rolling central plain, visit churches, colleges, historic sites and gardens lush with blooms, flowering shrubs, herbs and trees.
You'll have a tough time deciding where to eat first from this list of restaurants featured on Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel.
Some of the best places to experience North Carolina’s “brew-spirit” are the beer festivals that dot our landscape in the fall.
A number of proudly mature courses in the “Home of American Golf" and around the state’s Piedmont region regularly attract admirers.
Inside our diverse museums, you'll find unique and unusual collections. Natives and visitors also favor festivals that celebrate local flavor.
North Carolina, long the world’s premiere bastion of barbecue, celebrates its heritage and diversity with a map of some of state’s perfect pits.
Many of these summertime shows reflect our rich heritage, but you'll also find performances of some of Shakespeare’s favorite plays.
The Croatan, Uwaharrie, Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests offer visitors the chance to play, explore or just relax.
From art to music, nightlife, history, culture, or food and wine, Winston-Salem has something for everyone – including you.
Explore natural wonders and Tar Heel history by hiking these Piedmont trails, just steps away from big-city living.
Sweeping views of vibrant fields of grapes, rolling hills, and cool, darkly lit wine cellars combine to make a wedding day truly special.
For the adventuresome golfer seeking something special, central North Carolina contains more than a few hidden gems.
North Carolina is a leader in multi-day golf schools with proven reputations for producing results.
This is one of the easiest and prettiest places to pack a picnic basket, with each region offering a variety of landscapes for any appetite.
Plan a trip to explore our wine trails, enjoy seasonal wine festivals, and sample European-style and sweet wines at more than 100 wineries.
Celebrate our “First in Flight” heritage at the Wright Brothers National Memorial and the home of the “Miracle on the Hudson” Airbus A-320.
The Home Furnishings Capital of the World is a great place for anyone to shop for all types of furnishings at great prices.
Here you can see 1,600 animals and 52,000 plants, and walk from the African grasslands to the North American Arctic Coast in a single afternoon.
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Five wineries specializing in varietal wines and blends make up the Swan Creek Vineyard Association a short drive from Winston-Salem.
Just 45 minutes west of Winston-Salem, the Elkin area of the Yadkin Valley features world-class wineries perfect for a day trip or multiday wine trail.
This 50-minute drive takes you from the golf community of Pinehurst north to Seagrove, home of the nation's largest community of potters.
Known worldwide for its famed barbecue, the Lexington area is also home to world-class wineries including Childress Vineyards.
This trail features four artisan wineries that make for a leisurely drive along the scenic Haw River between the Triad and the Triangle.
You'll find many things we're famous for near Asheboro and Lexington, including the Childress and Petty racing museums, the North Carolina Zoo and barbecue.
Tucked between Interstate 77 to the west and Winston-Salem to the northeast, this day trip has much to offer beyond tastings and tours.
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 five-day trip will immerse you in highlights of the great contributions African-Americans have made to local history and culture.
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From above the clouds to below the surface, take a journey through the many layers of North Carolina beauty.
History comes to life in Winston-Salem, where you'll find some of the nation's best-preserved colonial heritage sites at Historic Bethabara Park, Historic Bethania and Old Salem Museum & Gardens.
Step back in time during holiday celebrations at Old Salem and Reynolda House, or take a tour through the Festival of Lights at Tanglewood Park.
Visitors can enjoy local beers and wines and diverse dining and nightlife in Winston-Salem, which Livability.com named one of the nation's best downtowns.
Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery offers a taste of Tuscany in Wilkes County
Visit Greensboro for antique shopping, art, nightlife, restaurants, free music and more
Grandover Resort in Greensboro is a AAA 4 Diamond hotel
Shop more than 1,000 furniture lines under one roof at Hickory Furniture Mart in Hickory
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park in Greensboro
The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro is home to more than 1,600 animals
Bar-B-Q Center in Lexington, one of 23 spots on the Historic Barbecue Trail
Step back in time at Old Salem, a restored 18th-century Moravian settlement
International Civil Rights Center and Museum in Greensboro
Winston-Salem is an area known for art, culture, wine and a variety of outdoor activities
Hanging Rock State Park in the Triad town of Danbury
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Burlington’s former engine house built in the 1800’s to provide space for maintenance on train engines. Company Shops…
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This museum takes you back almost 100 years to the very roots of the Scouting movement. Contains memorabilia of…
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Local independent bookstore since 1976; cards, magazines and newspapers. Frequent author parties and poetry readings.
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