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There's no time like fall to sample seafood at events like the Airlie Gardens Oyster Roast and the North Carolina Oyster and Seafood festivals.
North Carolina offers 400-plus golf courses across the state with temperatures that allow play year-round.
Forget crowds, relish cooler air and warm water, and get a little sand in your shoes this fall on the beaches of North Carolina.
Explore historic sites and nature trails, play a round in the Home of American Golf and visit the Airborne & Special Operations Museum.
Discover the quirky charm of this area’s art galleries, craft breweries and natural attractions.
Tour a decorated battleship, enjoy shopping and nightlife, and surf or relax at area beaches.
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There’s an adventure around every bend in North Carolina. For amazing mountain views, hike to the top of Mount Mitchell, the highest point in the East, or enjoy a scenic drive to an overlook along the Blue Ridge Parkway. See Whitewater Falls, the tallest waterfall in the East, in the Nantahala National Forest. Find big excitement on record-breaking zip lines, urban bike trails, rivers and lakes, or catch a fish so big the story doesn’t need embellishing along our coast.
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Celebrate autumn with foliage hikes, scenic drives, fishing trips, and harvest festivals.
Hike 88 miles of this national treasure in our mountains, and stand at its highest point here.
Go hang gliding, take a surf lesson or encounter wild horses on 300 miles of barrier island beaches.
Hit the trail in Pisgah National Forest, at the U.S. National Whitewater Center or on a coastal byway.
Travel 250 miles of America’s Favorite Drive for breathtaking views and mountain heritage.
Rough it − or go “glamour camping” − in lush forests, on quiet seashores or close to home.
Hang glide, rock climb, kiteboard, zip line or skydive for the ultimate adrenaline rush.
Cast a line in mountain trout streams, central lakes, coastal sounds or the Gulf Stream.
Explore the outdoors in the Great Smokies, Cape Hatteras, Cape Lookout, state parks and more.
Stroll among azaleas, rhododendrons, dogwoods and more in vibrant and historic gardens.
Explore by foot on the Appalachian Trail, Mountains-to-Sea Trail and shorter paths.
Ride the 318-curve Dragon and more of the country’s most adventurous roads.
Float gently down an ancient river or take a thrilling tumble through Class IV-V rapids.
Drive roads that double as destinations from the Cherohala Skyway to the Outer Banks Byway.
Kayak, boat, paddleboard, scuba dive and more on our beaches, lakes and rivers.
Slip down Sliding Rock, drive the Waterfalls Byway or explore 250 falls in one county.
Ski, snowboard, ice skate and snow tube at 10 mountain ski resorts and winter areas.
Glide through trees, past waterfalls and toward urban skylines on family-friendly tours.
With mountain peaks, rolling hills and an abundance of waterfalls, North Carolina is a natural choice for zip lines day, night and year-round.
Four lighthouses, a herd of wild horses and hundreds of miles of beach and shoreline to explore await on the Outer Banks and Crystal Coast.
The Croatan, Uwaharrie, Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests offer visitors the chance to play, explore or just relax.
For exciting activities in, on or above the water, our shores offer pristine beaches, expansive marshes, depths to dive and skies to fly.
Whether you take a low-altitude flight on the dunes or a mile-high flight with an instructor, you’ll experience thrills you won’t soon forget.
In the low, rolling central plain, visit churches, colleges, historic sites and gardens lush with blooms, flowering shrubs, herbs and trees.
With hundreds of miles of creeks, streams and rivers to fish, catching a personal best brook, rainbow or brown trout is no problem here.
Transylvania County features some of the highest peaks in the East, which means some of the most thrilling mountain biking trails as well.
This area in the Great Smoky Mountains is home to 250 waterfalls, including the highest in the East and some that starred in Hollywood movies.
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This daylong drive and ferry tour traces the coastline, exploring the maritime history of our sounds, barrier islands and coastal villages.
Wilmington and Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville beaches wait with gardens, shopping, great dining and plenty to do for the entire family.
What's more fun than hiking, picnicking and splashing in cold mountain streams? Grab this three-day trip, pack up the kids and head for the hills.
This 40-minute drive takes you through one of the most scenic urban areas in the nation as it travels beside the tranquil Cape Fear River near the coast.
The Road to Nowhere ends at a tunnel inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park. If you want to venture farther, you have to do it by foot.
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.
Go boating along the Intracoastal Waterway to visit coastal spots such as Beaufort, Jacksonville, Wilmington and the Brunswick Islands.
This trip takes you on a trek to the top of Cold Mountain for breathtaking views, starting and ending in Asheville for a weekend of outdoor fun.
This revitalizing trip encompasses a relaxing spa visit, a wine cruise, a day out on the lake and great nightlife.
Just north of Charlotte on Interstate 77, Lake Norman offers Metrolina Greenhouses, the Carolina Raptor Center and other nature attractions.
This 50-minute drive takes you from the golf community of Pinehurst north to Seagrove, home of the nation's largest community of potters.
This region offers 75-mile views from atop Chimney Rock, Cherokee history and great shopping for mountain crafts in Asheville and Dillsboro.
This two-hour drive in the Great Smoky Mountains is a great way to see waterfalls, rhododendron blooms and lush, beautiful forests.
Charlotte has much to offer in art, history and culture. Spend three days here and discover a great sampling of museums, music and more.
The Outer Banks and Crystal Coast attract visitors to enjoy historic lighthouses, maritime history, charming fishing villages and sunny shores.
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The Mile High Swinging Bridge offers 360-degree panoramic views from Grandfather Mountain. See more »
Try surf fishing on more than 300 miles of barrier island coastline in North Carolina
The Orchid Conservatory at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Belmont
Enjoy a variety of waterfalls and hiking trails in Pisgah National Forest
Glide down the slopes on a snow tube at nearly a dozen tubing parks in the mountains. See more »
Transylvania County in western North Carolina, Cycling Capital of the South
Julian Price Memorial Park and Campground in Blowing Rock
Soar through 14,000 acres of Green River Game Lands with The Gorge Zip Line Canopy Adventure. See more »
The Dragon near Deals Gap is one of the top motorcycling roads in America
Visit the Cape Lookout National Seashore to see the Banker ponies at Shackleford Banks. See more »
The steady winds on the Outer Banks make it one of the planet's best places for kiteboarding
Cape Lookout Lighthouse is only accessible by ferry, but well worth the trip. See more »
The salt marshes and blackwater creeks of North Carolina's southernmost coast are paradise for first-time kayakers and veteran paddlers alike.
At Jockey's Ridge State Park on the Outer Banks, novice and expert hang gliders alike can enjoy a bird's eye view of the sun, sand and sea.
Hawksnest offers 20 lanes of lighted snow tubing in the High Country and is the largest snow tubing park on the East Coast.
Take a whirlwind tour of the outdoor adventure, craft beer and local art of the Land of Waterfalls, set to the music of the Crooked Pine Band.
Grandfather Mountain is a sanctuary where guests can see wildlife, hike alpine trails and walk a Mile High Swinging Bridge.
The Blue Ridge Parkway is a must-do mountain drive, winding 252 miles among scenic vistas and historic sites. Brought to you by Tweetsie Railroad.
When winter comes to North Carolina, head to the High Country for skiing, snowboarding, tubing, ice skating and snowshoeing.
North Carolina's coastal rivers and sounds offer great year-round angling for a variety of fish including speckled trout.
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PaddleFish Kayaking, Inc. provides guided calm water lake kayaking tours along the shores of the Lake Fontana.…
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Regions: Mountains, Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Capt. Mike Dennis offers inshore & near shore fishing charters for the novice fisherman to the more experienced angler,…
Regions: Coast, Wilmington Area
A mile-long paved biking and walking trail from downtown Williamston to the Roanoke River waterfront. First and only…
Regions: Coast, Inner Coastal Plain
This 106 acre recreation facility offers a 4000 square foot conference center, which has a patio with a playground,…
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
Rest and relax beside lovely Deep Creek, minutes from Bryson City on the Great Smoky Mountains National Park boundary.
This safe still water harbor offers easy access to the Roanoke River. A river overlook allows you to view the rapids.…
Stop by the Rowan County Convention & Visitors Bureau and pick up the Bicycling Rowan County Map that details the…
Christmas Tree choose and cut farm to help you and your family create the perfect Christmas memories.
Region: High Country
Offers ball fields, playground, indoor swimming, classes, and other community team events. Trail head for Greenway…
Regions: Mountains, High Country
Fishing Guide service available for Yadkin Lakes area, High Rock Lake, Badin Lake, Tuckertown Lake.
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
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