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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.
In our state, great shopping ranges from upscale fashion and discount outlets to furniture emporiums and custom showrooms.
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.
Travel down the Blue Ridge Parkway and you’ll discover art galleries, craft breweries, natural attractions and more.
Pamper yourself at AAA 5 Diamond Hotels, explore art, history and science museums, and drink and dine in the Tastiest Town in the South.
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These North Carolina destinations aren’t just tourist attractions, they’re iconic experiences you’ll never forget. Watch wild horses run free on our beaches as they have for 400 years, or get a new view of the coast from atop a lighthouse or ferry. Stroll the streets of an 18th-century settlement, visit America’s largest home at Biltmore, or find décor for your own in the Furniture Capital. Here too, you’ll see places where characters came to life, from real-life pirate hideouts and music halls, to spots featured in blockbuster movies and Emmy-winning TV shows.
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Take a break with 300 miles of beaches, mountain waterfalls, theme parks and historic sites.
Our 300 miles of pristine beaches offer coastal towns, outdoor adventure and breathtaking views.
Visit Biltmore, Battleship North Carolina and more than 35 state and national historic sites.
Travel 250 miles of America’s Favorite Drive for breathtaking views and mountain heritage.
See the sites featured in The Longest Ride, Iron Man 3, The Hunger Games, Homeland, One Tree Hill and more.
Shop handcrafted furnishings in Hickory and High Point, find upscale fashion in Charlotte and Raleigh, and catch deals at outlet malls across the state.
See our beaches by ferry or from atop Cape Hatteras and other coastal lighthouses.
If you're shopping for high-quality, name-brand home furnishings at bargain prices, look no further than the Hickory and High Point areas.
America's largest home is more than just a house. It's part museum, part vineyard, part botanical garden and part outdoor adventure.
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.
From the Outer Banks through the Brunswick Islands, tours, museums and historic sites reveal North Carolina’s pirate history.
Get a close-up view of the wild horses that have roamed our beaches for 400 years on guided tours on the Outer Banks and Crystal Coast.
Kids grow up fast, and the memories they and their parents hold dear often come from family trips. Here’s a list of things to do they’ll never forget.
Bluegrass music traditions have rung out in our mountains for hundreds of years. Start mapping your journey with this sampling of settings.
Experience early American history in this Moravian settlement, where you can see craftsmen do historic trades and enjoy historic gardens.
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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Tucked between Interstate 77 to the west and Winston-Salem to the northeast, this day trip has much to offer beyond tastings and tours.
The road to Panem starts in North Carolina, where the first movie based on the bestselling book trilogy was filmed.
This two-hour drive in the Great Smoky Mountains is a great way to see waterfalls, rhododendron blooms and lush, beautiful forests.
This daylong drive and ferry tour traces the coastline, exploring the maritime history of our sounds, barrier islands and coastal villages.
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.
This 45-minute drive in the Great Smoky Mountains is often compared to the Blue Ridge Parkway because of its scenic natural landscapes.
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 pirate hideouts, skulk around the town Blackbeard called home, see where his sunken ship is submerged, and see where he met his violent end.
The Outer Banks and Crystal Coast attract visitors to enjoy historic lighthouses, maritime history, charming fishing villages and sunny shores.
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A herd of more than 100 wild horses roams Shackleford Banks on the Crystal Coast
The Old Salem Pedestrian Bridge is one of only three covered bridges in North Carolina
The Blue Ridge Parkway stretches 252 miles in the North Carolina mountains. See more »
Asheville's Grove Park Inn celebrated 100 years in 2013
The Dragon near Deals Gap is one of the top motorcycling roads in America
George Vanderbilt created Biltmore, an 8,000-acre estate in Asheville, as a mountain escape. See more »
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the Outer Banks is America's tallest lighthouse
Winkler Bakery at Old Salem still makes traditional Moravian cookies. See more »
Hickory Furniture Mart in Hickory greets more than 500,000 shoppers annually
MerleFest in Wilkesboro honors the music of Doc and Merle Watson each April
The Hunger Games filmed in DuPont State Forest and around Asheville and Charlotte
Take a tour of the most decorated battleship of World War II in Wilmington
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.
Visit Tryon Palace, Fort Anderson and other state historic sites featured on this hit Fox show that puts a modern twist on American history.
From above the clouds to below the surface, take a journey through the many layers of North Carolina beauty.
"Old Baldy" and Oak Island Lighthouse have guarded the coast for centuries. Today they offer striking views of the ocean and inlet waters.
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 Wilmington in February for one of the country's oldest traditional jazz festivals, with styles including early jazz, Dixieland, New Orleans and…
You'll find Henredon, Drexel Heritage, Thomasville, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and 1,000 more manufacturers at this one-stop furniture destination.
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.
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Four indoor batting cages and two full-size basketball courts make this a children’s year-round sports center. NerWorks…
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Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest, Mill Creek is North Carolina’s best kept secret. Our 18 hole championship…
Regions: Mountains, Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Visit North Carolina’s only state-supported historic site to recognize a woman and one of the first to honor an African…
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Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
A Wide selection of swimsuits including ladies long-torso, mastectomy, little girls, boys, and men’s. Name brand…
Regions: Coast, Outer Banks & Currituck
Located four miles southeast of Laurinburg, this Revolutionary-era burial ground is one of the few that honors blacks,…
Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
Buying, trading, and selling used books and records.
Whitewater fun for the whole family, located in the Nantahala River Gorge.Kayak instruction, Fly fishing and visit our…
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Gentle rolling fairways with small but ample greens. Challenging but not extremely difficult. Great condition.
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
Primitive Elegance. Tues-Sat 10-5. Closed Jan, Feb and Sept.
Region: Pinehurst & Sandhills
Cedar Fork District Park is a 37-acre park located near NC-54 (Chapel Hill Road) and Aviation Parkway intersection. …
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