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Tour through award-winning vineyards, sample something new in a tasting room or try some popular wines at one of our festivals.
See our beaches by ferry or from atop one of our historic coastal lighthouses.
North Carolina offers 400-plus golf courses across the state, and many champions have been drawn to our world-class designs.
The energy of the Charlotte region may have been sparked by its racing roots, but restaurants, nightlife and culture keep fueling the excitement.
Travel down the Blue Ridge Parkway and you’ll discover art galleries, craft breweries, natural attractions and more.
The breathtaking views at our coastal destinations are only rivaled by the aromas and tastes exuding from the wineries and breweries.
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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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Stroll gardens, take a road trip to the beach or mountains and explore the season’s festivals.
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 at bargain prices in the Hickory and High Point areas.
See our beaches by ferry or from atop Cape Hatteras and other coastal lighthouses.
Step back in time in this 18th century Moravian settlement's museums, gardens and bakery.
Discover the Banker ponies that have roamed wild on our beaches for more than 400 years.
Bluegrass music traditions have rung out in our mountains for hundreds of years. Start mapping your journey with this sampling of settings.
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.
Experience early American history in this Moravian settlement, where you can see craftsmen do historic trades and enjoy historic gardens.
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.
From the Outer Banks through the Brunswick Islands, tours, museums and historic sites reveal North Carolina’s pirate history.
America's largest home is more than just a house. It's part museum, part vineyard, part botanical garden and part outdoor adventure.
If you're shopping for high-quality, name-brand home furnishings at bargain prices, look no further than the Hickory and High Point areas.
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 two-hour drive in the Great Smoky Mountains is a great way to see waterfalls, rhododendron blooms and lush, beautiful forests.
Tucked between Interstate 77 to the west and Winston-Salem to the northeast, this day trip has much to offer beyond tastings and tours.
It's easy to enjoy the real-life settings that inspire his bestselling novels, from charming coastal towns to quiet beaches and tidal rivers.
The Outer Banks and Crystal Coast attract visitors to enjoy historic lighthouses, maritime history, charming fishing villages and sunny shores.
The road to Panem starts in North Carolina, where the first movie based on the bestselling book trilogy was filmed.
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.
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.
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The Hunger Games filmed in DuPont State Forest and around Asheville and Charlotte
George Vanderbilt created Biltmore, an 8,000-acre estate in Asheville, as a mountain escape. See more »
MerleFest in Wilkesboro honors the music of Doc and Merle Watson each April
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the Outer Banks is America's tallest lighthouse
The Blue Ridge Parkway stretches 252 miles in the North Carolina mountains. See more »
Asheville's Grove Park Inn celebrated 100 years in 2013
Take a tour of the most decorated battleship of World War II in Wilmington
The Old Salem Pedestrian Bridge is one of only three covered bridges in North Carolina
The Dragon near Deals Gap is one of the top motorcycling roads in America
Hickory Furniture Mart in Hickory greets more than 500,000 shoppers annually
Winkler Bakery at Old Salem still makes traditional Moravian cookies. See more »
A herd of more than 100 wild horses roams Shackleford Banks on the Crystal Coast
"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 Tryon Palace, Fort Anderson and other state historic sites featured on this hit Fox show that puts a modern twist on American history.
The Blue Ridge Parkway is a must-do mountain drive, winding 252 miles among scenic vistas and historic sites.
The Blue Ridge Heritage Area spans 11,000 square miles of scenic beauty and cultural charm in the mountains.
From above the clouds to below the surface, take a journey through the many layers of North Carolina beauty.
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.
Hickory and High Point have a long history in handcrafted home furnishings, which means great bargain shopping for high-quality furniture.
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Downtown park with picnic shelter and tables, playground equipment and low climbing wall, basketball, tennis, and…
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Regions: Mountains, High Country
Wickwire Fine Art / Folk Art is a blend ...the combination of fine art and folk art - an eclectic mix of American…
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
Located in the Uwharrie Lakes region, The Tillery Tradition Country Club is chiseled throught the raw forest, offering…
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Indoor/outdoor recreational facility offering miniature golf, lazer tag, bumper boats, jump shot, batting cages, indoor…
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
We have the largest selection of tackle on Ocracoke Island. We carry rods and reels and other fishing equipment. We can…
Regions: Coast, Outer Banks & Currituck
I-85 Golf & Baseball is your family fun center featuring a driving range, an 18-hole mini-golf course and batting…
Yadkin Cultural Arts Center is located in the heart of the Yadkin Valley wine country.
Region: Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Souvenir shop selling shirts and other items. Home of the official Woolly Worm Shirt.
Exhibits, collections and programs interpreting North American habitats and wildlife, American Indian culture, and more…
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
Experience Asheville’s culinary landscape with this exciting an informative walking tour. The 2.5-hour guided tour…
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