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Get hands-on and interactive while touring exhibits dedicated to science, history, pirates, dinosaurs, flight and sports.
Ski, snowboard, ice skate, snow tube and sled at nearly a dozen mountain ski resorts and winter areas.
Choose a top-rated golf course on the North Carolina coast, where mild temperatures allow pleasant tee times year-round.
Travel down the Blue Ridge Parkway and you’ll find local charm and natural attractions, dozens of breweries, historic towns and festivals.
Take a stroll along beautiful beaches, enjoy shopping and dining, experience breathtaking sunsets and see why Wilmington was voted “Best American Riverfront.”
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
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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.
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See the real place that inspired the magical one.
Plan a trip to explore our wine trails, enjoy seasonal wine festivals, and sample European-style and sweet wines at more than 100 wineries.
Take a tour across North Carolina to see everything from a 15-foot frying pan to a 20-foot chest of drawers.
North Carolina offers a variety of biking options, from flat, easy rides along scenic beaches to rugged climbs up steep mountain trails.
For the adventuresome golfer seeking something special, central North Carolina contains more than a few hidden gems.
A number of proudly mature courses in the “Home of American Golf" and around the state’s Piedmont region regularly attract admirers.
The Home Furnishings Capital of the World is a great place for anyone to shop for all types of furnishings at great prices.
Romantic and elegant choices abound for your perfect wedding day in the central part of the state, from botanical gardens to wineries.
From Asheville to Zebulon, Minor League Baseball fans can enjoy a warm breeze, the crack of a bat, and dozens of our finest craft beers.
Here you’ll find great rock climbing, picnic areas, family-friendly campsites, hiking trails that lead you past waterfalls and more.
From Asheville to New Bern, historic homes and mansions like Biltmore and Tryon Palace offer a glimpse of prominent people in our past.
One of the great things about vacation is the opportunity to sleep in. Luckily, these restaurants serve full breakfast menus late in the day.
Get ready to splash, swim, raft, bob, float and go screaming down a series of wild, wet water slides where the fun never ends.
New breweries continue to open at a fast pace across our state. Each of these brings a refreshing element to the beer scene and is well worth a visit.
Whether during Black History Month or another time of year, plan a visit to one of these sites that reflect African-American heritage.
North Carolina has some offbeat attractions and quirky characters that make great backdrops for memorable photos and stories.
With mountain peaks, rolling hills and an abundance of waterfalls, North Carolina is a natural choice for zip lines day, night and year-round.
Spring is a busy – and beautiful – time across North Carolina, when many of the state’s popular attractions open for the year.
Kids will marvel at how much fun they’re having, while learning, during a visit to one North Carolina’s museums and science centers made just for them.
If you're shopping for high-quality, name-brand home furnishings at bargain prices, look no further than the Hickory and High Point areas.
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Our state is home to iconic college teams, pro basketball, football, hockey and racing, and sports museums and halls of fame you can visit year-round.
Five wineries specializing in varietal wines and blends make up the Swan Creek Vineyard Association a short drive from Winston-Salem.
Spend a few days in the Piedmont, while only spending a little money, and enjoy several of nature’s attractions on and around campsites.
See some of our great film sites and performing arts venues while enjoying the history of their picturesque settings in this five-day itinerary.
These quirky, one-of-a-kind attractions are often their towns’ claims to fame, which is why you have to see them to believe.
Spend a three-day weekend with your significant other, and treat yourselves to wine tastings, gourmet meals, country drives and secluded accommodations.
More than a dozen Lexington-area barbecue restaurants can make for a tasty three-day exploration of North Carolina barbecue at its most historic.
This 50-minute drive takes you from the golf community of Pinehurst north to Seagrove, home of the nation's largest community of potters.
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.
This five-day trip will immerse you in highlights of the great contributions African-Americans have made to local history and culture.
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season by escaping to the mountains and trails near Winston-Salem.
Tucked between Interstate 77 to the west and Winston-Salem to the northeast, this day trip has much to offer beyond tastings and tours.
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.
Experience the emotions that memorials, emancipation and surrenders brought to Salisbury, Old Salem and Durham at the Civil War’s end.
Known worldwide for its famed barbecue, the Lexington area is also home to world-class wineries including Childress Vineyards.
Visit several of the locations where Max was filmed, and you’ll experience some of North Carolina’s most beautiful natural attractions.
Plan a day trip or a weeklong getaway with tubing and paddling on the Dan River, hiking and camping in state parks, rock climbing, biking and more.
Visit film locations from the Nicholas Sparks adaptation in this extended trip, framed by natural beauty and artistry, from the mountains to the coast.
This trail features three artisan wineries that make for a leisurely drive along the scenic Haw River between the Triad and the Triangle.
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High Point Showplace, the hub of the High Point Market
Honor Black History Month at the International Civil Rights Center & Museum in Greensboro. See more »
Visit Greensboro for antique shopping, art, nightlife, restaurants, free music and more
Grandover Resort in Greensboro is a AAA 4 Diamond hotel
Bar-B-Q Center in Lexington, one of 23 spots on the Historic Barbecue Trail
The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro is home to more than 1,600 animals
Step back in time at Old Salem, a restored 18th-century Moravian settlement
Winston-Salem is an area known for art, culture, wine and a variety of outdoor activities
Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery attracts visitors with its Tuscan-style tasting room, tours and events. See more »
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park in Greensboro
Hanging Rock State Park in the Triad town of Danbury
At the height of holiday shopping season, take in the music of 120-plus tubas at Four Seasons Town Centre in Greensboro.
Plan a weekend getaway to this Heart of North Carolina city to enjoy wild animals, local barbecue, zip lining, antiquing and a thriving arts community.
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.
From peach picking on the coast, to cutting Christmas trees in the mountains, to sipping wine at a vineyard, the state is full of farm fresh fun.
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.
From above the clouds to below the surface, take a journey through the many layers of North Carolina beauty.
At this Yadkin Valley winery in East Bend, you can sample red and white wines and even take a three-hour llama trek that includes lunch and wine.
In the central part of North Carolina, commonly known as the Piedmont, beauty follows a different set of rules.
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This 18-hole course was designed by former US Open Champion David Graham. The course is very picturesque with varied,…
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Browse through this architectural showplace housing 17 visual and performing arts organizations, four art galleries,…
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Specializes in hand-turned functional stoneware including dinnerware and face jugs, and 3-D grape pattern designs.
Explore, discover and experience the world of science, nature, animals and water at the Science Center!
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Shop for fresh fruits and vegetables directly from your local farmers in a friendly and historic setting.
Enjoy special release Natty Greene's beers in the tasting room at the production brewery.
Fine gifts, jewelry, stationery, home decor and more.
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Located just minutes from downtown Asheboro, this popular public nine hole course designed by the famed Donald Ross in…
The Greensboro Ballet has been entertaining audiences for 34 years with both classic and contemporary works.
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